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MN DOT advises no travel due to ice

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BEMIDJI, Minn. - (8:30 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises no unnecessary travel in the northwest area of the state due to icy roads.

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Highway conditions are difficult to hazardous for driving.

MnDOT snow plow operators are doing their part to make highways safe. Motorists should remember to:

· Drive slowly on bridges, overpasses and tunnels.

· Use a safe speed for winter driving conditions, regardless of the posted speed limit.

· Keep a safe stopping distance from the vehicle in front of you.

· Keep both hands on the steering wheel, eyes on the road and attention on your driving.

For additional tips on safe winter driving, go to www.mndot.gov/workzone.

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