Construction & Traffic Updates

NDDOT Seeks Comments on 2020 STIP Amendment

Comments about the projects should be sent no later than December 20.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Transportation is seeking input on amendments to the 2020-2023 State Transportation Improvement Program for previously unpublished projects. The two unpublished projects include: Replacing the centerline pipe east of Hurdsfield on ND 200 at a total cost of $820,000. Replacing the centerline pipe backfill north of Lakota on ND 1 at a total cost of…

Proposed Fargo Ordinance Would Require Owners Move Parked Vehicles Off Streets During Major Storms

Owners That Don't Move Vehicles Could Be Fined

FARGO, N.D.– You might have to head out into the snow just to move your car soon. The City of Fargo is drawing up an ordinance that would require vehicle owners to get their parked cars off the streets for big snow storms. The proposal would require an emergency declaration by the mayor if four inches of snow or more are…

LIVE: Treacherous Thanksgiving Travel

Tips from the experts who come to your rescue.

Wednesday is one of the busiest days of the Thanksgiving travel week, followed by Sunday, and just to make things even dicier, a major storm system is set to roll in to the region late Friday. That means North Dakota state troopers are getting ready for a major mess on the region’s roadways this holiday week. North Dakota Highway Patrol…

Travel Conditions Deteriorate as Storm Arrives in Minnesota

About 20 flights were delayed or canceled Wednesday morning.

MINNEAPOLIS–Blinding snow is falling fast in southern Minnesota where 12 inches or more is expected to accumulate during a busy holiday travel period. Officials warned residents to stay off the roads until the accompanying high winds die down. By early Wednesday, 8.7 inches of snow was already on the ground in Prior Lake, 7.8 inches at St. Paul and 7.5…

Block 9 Celebrates Topping Out

The building is set to open next year

FARGO, N.D. — The crews behind the Block 9 project in downtown Fargo are celebrating topping out at 235 feet on the corner of Broadway and Second Avenue North. The 117–million dollar project has been in the works for 10 years, with construction beginning a little over a year ago. The project includes a 125–room hotel, restaurant, and lounge, luxury…

2018 Traffic Fatalities Down from Previous Years in North Dakota

Grand Forks County had the most road deaths with 14.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Traffic fatalities were down last year according to the 2018 North Dakota Crash Summary. North Dakota documented over 15-thousand motor vehicle accidents last year, resulting in 105 deaths. The fatality count has been falling each year since the modern-day high of 170 in 2012. Of the 105 road deaths, 48-percent were not wearing their seat-belt and 32-percent were alcohol-related….

Moorhead & Dilworth City Officials Making High-Traffic Intersection Safer

Some people in Moorhead and Dilworth have been complaining about the dangers of an intersection bordering the cities

MOORHEAD & DILWORTH, Minn. — This intersection near 34th Street South and Highway 10 Frontage Road has been deemed risky for quite a while. “We’ve had a lot of issues with traffic coming out from one side or the other, trying to make a left–hand turn, and it’s just impossible to do. Well, I don’t want to say impossible to…

West Fargo Celebrates Sheyenne Street Completion

The two-year project was a collaboration between the city and NDDOT

WEST FARGO, N.D. — State and city leaders, business owners and community members are celebrating the completion of the Sheyenne Street reconstruction project. The two–year West Fargo project is a collaboration between the city and NDDOT, estimated to cost a total of about $45 million. The project added lanes from 13th to 40th Avenues West and reconstructed the I–94 Sheyenne…

I-94 Temporarily Closed Near Sterling, ND

There were no injuries during the incident.

STERLING, N.D.–Interstate 94 traveling westbound at Exit 90 is being temporarily closed. A semi hauling a crane went into the median near mile marker 85 just east of Sterling. There were no injuries during the incident. The North Dakota Highway Patrol and North Dakota Game and Fish will be rerouting traffic along Highway 10 to Sterling where traffic can get…