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Flooding Travel Advisory in North Dakota

Release Date: 
June 27, 2011

Portal, N.D. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection is advising the traveling public that all commercial and passenger vehicles traveling in western North Dakota and southeastern Saskatchewan may be required to use alternate ports of entry because of extensive flooding and local road closures. All U.S. ports of entry remain open at this time.

Currently closed or flooded highways leading to U.S. ports of entry are as follows:

For more information on port hours and wait times please visit the CBP web site.

  • Highway 39 is currently closed from Estevan, Saskatchewan to the border at Portal, North Dakota. Commercial traffic can utilize the 24-hour ports of Dunseith, North Dakota to the east of Portal and Raymond, Montana to the west of Portal as alternate travel routes. Passenger traffic should monitor State and Provincial road condition websites for the safest route to U.S. ports of entry.
  • Highway 47 is currently closed from Estevan, Saskatchewan to the border at Noonan, North Dakota. Passenger traffic should monitor State and Provincial road condition websites for the safest route to U.S. ports of entry.
  • Highway 9 is currently closed from Oxbow, Saskatchewan to the border at Northgate, North Dakota. Commercial carries with valid permits for the Northgate port of entry may utilize the Sherwood port of entry, the Fortuna port of entry or any of the 24-hour commercial ports of entry. Passenger traffic should monitor State and Provincial road condition websites for the safest route to U.S. ports of entry.
  • Highway 350 is currently closed from Torquay, Saskatchewan to the border at Ambrose, North Dakota. Passenger traffic should monitor State and Provincial road condition websites for the safest route to U.S. ports of entry.
Last modified: 
February 9, 2017