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Police attend the scene of a rollover on the Trans-Canada Highway between First Street North and Eighteenth Street North Sunday morning. Winds gusting to 80 km/h, blowing snow and slippery roads contributed to dicey driving conditions across all of southern Manitoba.

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Police attend the scene of a rollover on the Trans-Canada Highway between First Street North and Eighteenth Street North Sunday morning. Winds gusting to 80 km/h, blowing snow and slippery roads contributed to dicey driving conditions across all of southern Manitoba.

Today’s blizzard-like conditions have led to several highway closures and warnings from police.

Highway 75 from Winnipeg to the U.S. border is closed due to zero visibility and blowing snow. The Trans-Canada Highway 1 from Headingley to Portage la Prairie is also closed. Highway 9 was closed all the way from Winnipeg to Selkirk but has reopened.

The North Dakota Department of Transportation is reporting the closure of I-29 from the U.S. border to Fargo.

Highway 311 is now re-opened from Highway 12 to Highway 59.

Highway 52 is now re-opened from Highway 59 south to La Broquerie.

Highway 210 is now re-opened from La Broquerie to Marchand.

Highway 1 east is now re-opened from the Perimeter to Hadashville.

The RCMP report that conditions have improved, and the advisory for PTH 45, from Russell to PTH 10, has now been lifted.

The RCMP report that conditions have improved, and the advisory for PTH 16, from the south junction of PTH 83 to the Saskatchewan border, has now been lifted.

Highway 3, is now re-opened from the Highway 31 to Highway 3A.

Highway 34, is now re-opened from the Highway 3 to Highway 23.

Highway 244, is now re-opened from the Highway 3 to Highway 23.

History

Updated on Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 2:32 PM CST: adds more highway closures

2:48 PM: additional highway closures

2:59 PM: collision closes Highway 9

3:48 PM: highway 9 closed due to weather, not crash

4:41 PM: More closures

6:19 PM: Road conditions updated

8:56 PM: highways reopened

8:56 PM: headline changed

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