I-29 in northeast South Dakota reopened
Update, 8:30 a.m. March 23: The Department of Transportation has reopened Interstate 29 in northeast South Dakota.
The interstate was closed Tuesday night from Watertown to the North Dakota border due to winter weather.
A press release from the DOT urged drivers in the region to continue using caution as many roads remain slippery Wednesday morning.
Find the latest driving conditions at the state's 511 website.
State officials are closing a stretch of Interstate 29 in northeast South Dakota Tuesday night due to a winter weather system moving through the region.
The interstate will be closed from Watertown to the North Dakota state line at 7 p.m. CT, according to the Department of Transportation.
Officials said accumulating snow is causing hazardous travel throughout northeastern South Dakota. High snowfall rates will continue to create difficult travel conditions with snowpacked roads and low visibility the evening and into Wednesday morning.
No Travel Advisories are also in place on secondary highways in the area.