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Update: Flood waters closes Highway 68 near Morgan

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Update 2:30 p.m.

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MORGAN - State Highway 68 at the west edge of Morgan has closed to traffic due to flooding.

According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation District 8 office in Willmar, Highway 68 traffic in Morgan will be detoured on Redwood County Road 13, to Highway 67 and back to Highway 68.

The detour will remain in effect until the high water recedes.

Motorists are asked to use extreme caution while driving on any flooded section of any county or state road.

Flagging operations had guided traffic through the water covered area on Highway 68 near Morgan earlier today.according to MnDOT.

Because flooding conditions can change rapidly, motorists are encouraged to use extreme caution when approaching the area.

For updated travel information, visit www.511mn.org, call 5-1-1 or log on to www.mndot.gov.

Update: Flood waters over Highway 68 near Morgan

Update 12:30 p.m.

MORGAN - Motorists are asked to use extreme caution while driving on a flooded section of a state highway near Morgan.

According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation District 8 office in Willmar, motorists will encounter flooding over Highway 68 at the west edge of Morgan due to the recent heavy rainfall.

Flagging operations are guiding traffic through the 500 feet area, according to MnDOT.

MnDOT crews will continue to monitor the water level, and if conditions deteriorate, the highway will be detoured.

Because flooding conditions can change rapidly, motorists are encouraged to use extreme caution when approaching the area.

For updated travel information, visit www.511mn.org, call 5-1-1 or log on to www.mndot.gov.

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