Construction & Traffic Updates

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…

Accelerated work schedule proposed for Moorhead’s Main/20th/21st Street underpass

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — At least 400 neighborhood input surveys have been mailed out to residents and business owners in Moorhead. The City is considering an accelerated work schedule for the Southeast Main 20th, 21st Street Underpass project. Based on current progress, the BNSF bridge over Southeast Main Avenue would be completed in October and the permanent BNSF track would…

Transportation non-profit: ND infrastructure in need of improvement

The findings show that over 40 percent of major roads are considered in poor condition

NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) — A recent report has revealed North Dakota’s infrastructure is in need of help. A Washington DC-based national transportation research nonprofit has released information on the roads, highways, and bridges throughout the state. The findings show that over 40 percent of major roads are considered in poor condition. Closer to home, here in Fargo, six percent of…

City of Fargo Encourages Pothole Reporting

For smoother commutes you can report road damages through the FargoOne website or smartphone App.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The city of Fargo is hoping to make your commute a smoother one by encouraging people to report potholes throughout the Metro. As the cold weather freezes and expands it may cause a few cracks along the way and with the arrival of warmer weather there is bound to be some damaged roadways. “We don’t know…

North Broadway Bridge closed indefinitely

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The 30-year-old North Broadway Bridge linking Fargo to rural Clay County is closed indefinitely. Fargo Transportation Engineer Jeremy Gorden says soil from the river embankment is pushing onto the north pier and causing it to lean. The city’s options include either replacing the pier or bridge, or demolishing the bridge and not replacing it. Replacing the…