Construction & Traffic Updates

City of Moorhead awarded $62 million for 11th Street railroad underpass

The city says construction on the underpass could begin as early as 2023.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The City of Moorhead was granted funding for a railroad underpass on 11 Street. The Minnesota Legislature granted $110 million to the Minnesota Department of transportation, $62 million of which will be used for the underpass project in Moorhead. Mayor Judd said, “This is a long time coming for Moorhead. The public safety concerns and traffic gridlock issues that…

I-94 westbound lanes remain closed after semi hits overpass

  FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a semi hauling an excavator struck the overpass at mile marker 342 on I-94 Westbound Friday evening. Both westbound lanes are closed and officials say they will remain closed for the foreseeable future. They urge drivers to use caution if traveling through the area one mile west of Main Avenue….

Cass County seeking input on speed limit changes to paved highways

A total of seven Cass County highways meet the state's conditions for raising the speed limit.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The Cass County Highway Department is considering changing the speed limit to 65 mph on certain county paved highways. The state currently allows county paved highways to have a maximum speed limit of 65 mph, but not all highways are candidates for raising the speed limit. Highways must meet certain design, safety and road hazard conditions before the…

Business owners are glad Main Avenue reconstruction project is complete

The project in its entirety took two years to finish

FARGO, N.D. — The final phase of the Main Avenue reconstruction project is complete, and that area is once again fully open to traffic. Rhombus Guys General Manager Drew Balstad says the City of Fargo did a good job of listening to feedback from business owners in the area. Since it’s a holiday weekend, he says it’s difficult to tell…

Main Avenue makeover project is complete

The final phase wrapped up more than a month ahead of schedule

DCIM100MEDIADJI_0402.JPGFARGO, N.D. — The two-year Main Avenue makeover project has come to an end. Main Avenue between 8th Street and the 10th Street South underpass bridge is now completely open to traffic. That includes Main to University Drive heading east to west. The University Drive counter flow lane is also now open to northbound traffic, and the shared use path…

Fargo’s Main Avenue reconstruction making progress

FARGO, N.D. — The Main Avenue Makeover project continues to make progress in Fargo. Crews are now working between west of the 10th Street South underpass to 8th Street South. They are creating sidewalks, putting in retaining walls and completing landscaping. Pedestrians can currently walk alongside the south side of Main Avenue. Pedestrian access will flip to the north side…

Construction On Main Avenue Moving Into Phase 4

On Saturday everything from Broadway through the intersection of 8th street north and south will be fully open.

FARGO, N.D. — Project Managers with Dakota Underground say the construction being done on Main Avenue in Downtown Fargo has moved to Phase 4. West of 10th street to University is now fully open. Workers are recommending you still take the the detour on Main Avenue. On Saturday everything from Broadway through the intersection of 8th street north and south…

WATCH LIVE: Department of Public Safety to discuss driver’s manual update on motorists with firearms

ST. PAUL, Minn.–The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is holding a news conference at 1:15 p.m. to inform drivers and law enforcement of an update to the driver’s manual that covers traffic stops. The update specifically provides information about what to expect when a driver has a firearm. The DPS will be joined by Valerie Castile, Philando Castile’s mother. Valerie…