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Rain Shuts Down McKenzie Co. Roads

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Heavy rain has forced officials in McKenzie County to shut down their gravel roads to heavy trucks.

Emergency Manager Jerry Samuelson says the gravel roads in the county will be off limits to trucks over six tons until Noon on Saturday.

He says oil tankers, water tankers, belly dump gravel trucks, and other oil-related vehicles have to stay off the rain-soaked roads until at least Noon.

Samuelson says he will evaluate the roads again tomorrow morning to see if the ban will be lifted as currently scheduled.

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