No travel advisories lifted at 12 p.m. in southcentral MN; I-90 and most state highways in southwest MN open at 12:30 p.m.
Motorists urged to travel with caution as blowing and drifting snow continues
MANKATO, Minn. – (11:30 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation is lifting the no travel advisories on all state highways in southcentral Minnesota which includes Brown, Cottonwood, Jackson, Martin, and Watonwan counties at 12 pm. today.
Visibility has improved in these areas; however, there is still blowing and drifting snow, and roads are snow covered. Motorists are advised to reduce speed and drive according to conditions.
Interstate 90 and most state highways in Nobles and Rock counties in southwest Minnesota will reopen to traffic at 12:30 pm today.
Highway 59 south of Worthington and Highway 60 south of Worthington remain closed but are expected to reopen to traffic by 2 p.m. today.
MnDOT reminds motorists that it is illegal to travel on a closed road and if travelers require rescuing, other expenses and penalties will apply.