Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 20, 2011 – As a result of overland flooding in the United States, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is temporarily closing the Gretna port of entry on Highway 30 to all Canada-bound traffic as of 08:30 CST today.
Travellers seeking entry into Canada should consider the following alternate ports of entry:
Commercial vehicles should enter Canada at:
CBSA management is working closely with emergency officials to ensure minimal delays to travellers and commercial vehicles during this time. The CBSA continues to closely monitor the situation and will act quickly to minimize delays.
To ensure their safety, travellers are advised to verify their travel plans prior to departure.
In North Dakota:
North Dakota Road Condition Info
The CBSA will advise when the affected port of entry resumes normal operations.
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