Moorhead railroad underpass to open to traffic on Friday

City leaders hold a ribbon cutting and party to celebrate the near completion of the project

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) –¬† After decades of planning and five years of construction, the new underpass in Moorhead will open to traffic on Friday. We spoke to city officials and one business owner hoping for a return to normal in the area. The ribbon is cut on the new $51 million railroad underpass at Main and 20th and 21st Streets…

Moorhead Improves Infrastructure for Flood Flight

The City has Invested $110 Million since 2009 to Improve Flood Prevention Measures

MOORHEAD, Minn. —¬†After the floods of 2009, Moorhead realized it needed to be more prepared in case such disastrous conditions hit the city again. “2009 back-up through the city storm sewer system was a major threat,” Moorhead City Engineer Bob Zimmerman said. “And we have installed a number of improvements to prevent that from happening in the future.” In the…

Moorhead Railroad Underpass Stalled Again As Bids Come In Over Budget

City Could Consider Special Assessments To Make Up The Difference

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead city leaders are trying to figure out how to pay for a railroad underpass after bids came in $7 million over budget. That has raised the total cost of the long sought-after project at Main and 20th and 21st Streets South to $65 million. City Engineer Bob Zimmerman told council members Monday night there are several…