No travel advisories lifted in 10 southwest Minnesota counties
WILLMAR, Minn. – (9 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation has lifted no travel advisories on state highways in the following southwest Minnesota counties: Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Meeker, Murray, Pipestone, and Yellow Medicine. Roads remain snow and ice-covered; travelers are urged to slow down and use caution.
- No Travel Advisories remain in effect for Redwood and Renville counties.
- Hwy 71 remains closed at this time between Blomkest and Olivia due to a crash near Mile Marker 105.
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Travelers can sign up for text or email messages for state highway advisories. The counties included in travel alerts for southwest Minnesota are Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Meeker, Murray, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville, and Yellow Medicine. Notifications by text/email will be for road situations that will help travelers make informed travel decisions, including no travel advisories and road closures due to weather-related conditions.
Sign up for email or text travel alerts at MnDOT's website by clicking “Email and text updates” under the “Connect with us” heading. Choose to receive messages via email or text message. Then, choose the “Southwest MN Travel Alerts” under the “Travel Alerts” category.