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To: All Impacted Customers
04/12/2011

Update Report: Flooding in North Dakota and South Dakota

BNSF continues to experience some flooding throughout the North Dakota and South Dakota regions. There may be a few industries that we may not be able service due to high waters and re routes may be established as necessary. BNSF will continue to assess the situation daily and advise on those situations to help minimize impact to our customers.

Detailed information on the flooded areas:

  • Watertown Sub from Grover, South Dakota to Vienna, South Dakota back in service April 12, 2011
  • Aberdeen Sub from Gayville, South Dakota to Yankton, South Dakota is out of service.
  • Devils Lake sub between Granville, North Dakota and Norwich, North Dakota is out of service.
  • Niobe Sub from Niobe, North Dakota to Boundary Line, North Dakota is out of service.
  • Mayville Sub is out of service at the Goose River Bridge in Mayville, North Dakota.
  • Hillsboro Sub is out of service at Harwood, North Dakota
  • Rolla Sub is out of service between Cando, North Dakota and Bisbee, North Dakota
  • Westhope Sub is out of service between Rugby, North Dakota and Barton, North Dakota
  • Crosby Sub at Berthold, North Dakota back in service April 11, 2011
  • Grand Forks Sub from Grand Forks, North Dakota to East Grand Forks, North Dakota is out of service.

At this time we expect all inbound and outbound Grand Forks rail service to be impacted for approximately 30 hours due to the cities flood gates being closed.

We will continue to provide updates as conditions change. Please see bnsf.com/customers/weather-interruptions for maps and additional information. If you have any questions, please contact BNSF Customer Support at 1-888-428-2673 option 4, option 3.


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