Red River Flooding - GF
Doug Barrett | Apr 15, 2019 AT 8:09 am
The Red River continues to slowly fall in Grand Forks / East Grand Forks. The river dipped below major flood stage of 46 feet on Saturday – and is below 45 feet today.
Oslo (MN) crested at 37.81 late Friday but has remained relatively steady at over 37 feet.
Drayton (ND) is still climbing towards a crest of 42.5 feet later this week. Flood stage is 32.
While river levels are falling from Oslo and Grand Forks to points south the flood season is still having an impact.
There is water on the southbound lanes of I-29 approximately 25 miles north of Grand Forks. The roadway is reduced to one lane. Traffic is allowed with traffic speeds reduced and traffic control is in place….
Highway 17 is closed east of Grafton to the Red River…
The ramps to I-29 at exit 164 are closed because of high water levels…
Highway 54 closed at I-29 to the Red River until water recedes…