Morning Travel Conditions Difficult Across Twin Ports

By KBJR News 1

Morning Travel Conditions Difficult Across Twin Ports

February 29, 2012 Updated Oct 18, 2013 at 2:10 PM CST

Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Travel remains difficult on Interstate 35 south from Duluth with cars and trucks moving at reduced speeds through limited visibility.

So far 94 crashes have been reported across Minnesota. 202 cars have driven off the road or spun out. There has also been 3 jackknifed semis.

Interstate 35 is generally open to one lane with some drifting as Mn Dot plows work to keep up with steady snowfall.

Traffic is moving between 40 and 50 miles per hour but there are significant slowdowns where high winds reduce visibility to near zero at times.

Conditions are worse from Cloquet south where snowfall is heavier.
Convenience stores and gas stations are generally open along the freeway but travel remains risky.

Mn DOT is advising everyone to stay off the roads and not travel.

Posted to the web by Krista Burns

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