Construction & Traffic Updates

Fargo Moorhead Diversion Project gets $437 million

The final domino has fallen Sens. John Hoeven and Amy Klobuchar helped secure the final four hundred and thirty seven million dollars in federal funds for the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- This is a huge impact, I mean this is first in the nation project, P3 major public works partnership that’s really going to be a model for the country,” said North Dakota Senator John Hoeven. “A new way of doing business right, with the public private partnership, “this is going to be the first “This is huge…

LIVE: Lake of the Woods Ice Road Reopens

A lifeline for resorts in the Northwest Angle is opening back up again for the second time in the pandemic. It’s an ice road that starts in Warroad, Minn. and goes 37 miles across Lake of the Woods to the Northwest Angle and islands is set to open Friday. The private road opened for the first time last year to…

LIVE: Homebuyer Help in a Tough Market

Is getting a new home on your holiday wish list?

If you’re trying to buy a house right now, you’re not just up against the weather slowing you down as you go from property to property looking for the right one. You’re also dealing with one of the toughest housing markets in years. And for first-time homebuyers, it might be easy to panic — and put in an offer on…

UPDATE: Construction worker killed in work zone Identified

COOPERSTOWN, N.D. (KVRR: Update 10/17/21 8PM) — A 50-year-old woman who was killed after getting hit by a dump truck that was backing up in Cooperstown is identified as Melissa McMahon of Odessa, Minnesota. 63-year-old Robert Halvorson of Summit, South Dakota was behind the wheel when he hit the construction worker Friday afternoon. The crash remains under investigation. **ORIGINAL STORY…

13 Avenue & 25th Street South construction replaces 20-year-old pavement

One of Fargo's busiest streets is under construction and has narrowed the street down to one lane

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – One of Fargo’s busiest streets is under construction and has narrowed the street down to one lane. “This pavement is getting to be 20 years old and this is a way to kind of give it a facelift,” Fargo Engineering Project Manager Jeremy Enquist said. Crews started work on phase one of the 13th Avenue South…

NDDOT working to repair buckled road

Fargo Public Works will also assist in the repairs to ensure safer and more reliable road conditions.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — If you’re thinking about heading out on the road, make sure to keep an eye out for damage as the pressure from extreme heat is causing roads to buckle under pressure. “Main avenue pavement buckled from pressures from heat causing expansion,” NDDOT Fargo District Engineer Bob Walton said. The roadway on Main Avenue just before merging…

Sec. Buttigieg explains American Jobs Plan impact on North Dakota & Minnesota

WASHINGTON (KVRR) – President Joe Biden has ended negotiations with top Republican leaders regarding his American Jobs Plan, but the administration will continue seeking bipartisan approval of the infrastructure proposal. According to the White House, infrastructure in North Dakota and Minnesota has suffered from a lack of investment for decades. Between the two states, more than 5,000 miles of highways…

First public open house regarding Mid-America Steel building site takes place

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The first of two open houses regarding downtown Fargo’s Mid America Steel building took place at the Sky Commons Conference Center Thursday evening. Following two arson cases in March and April, and a variety of contamination issues, the Mid America Steel building is expected to be torn down within the next few months. “Part of what…

LIVE: Year of the Road Trip

If you want road adventure and wide-open spaces, you've come to the right place.

You’re probably itching to get out and enjoy the great wide wonderful region this weekend, but then again, so are thousands upon thousands of strangers in the tri-state area. And most of them may be headed for our lovely lakes country for fishing opener in Minnesota. If you’re looking to avoid the crowds, you’ve come to the right place, since…