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Fargo Park District Closing Two Pedestrian Bridges Due to Red River Levels

The bridges are being closed to ensure the safety of those who utilize the river trails.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Park District is closing two pedestrian bridges in Fargo due to the rising Red River. To ensure the safety of those who utilize the river trails, the Fargo Park District is raising the pedestrian bridge at Lindenwood Park and removing the floating bridge at Dike East on Wednesday. The bridge at Lindenwood is lowered when the river…

Body of Man Found Near A Bridge In Polk County

Polk County Sheriff's Office says no criminal activity is suspected and there is no risk to the public

NIELSVILLE, Minn. — The body of a man was found this afternoon near a bridge west of Nielsville on 440th Street Southwest. Polk County Sheriff’s Office says no criminal activity is suspected and there is no risk to the public. No other information is being released at this time. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News Tags: body, bridge, NIELSVILLE, POLK COUNTY…

Converting Railroad Bridge into Pedestrian Bridge Feasible but Expensive

The report concluded that repurposing the bridge would cost almost $6.9 million.

BISMARCK, N.D.– A study finds that converting a historic North Dakota railroad bridge into a pedestrian bridge can be done but it would be expensive. Landscape architecture professors at North Dakota State University looked at repurposing the Bismarck-Mandan Rail Bridge as a footbridge. The Bismarck Tribune reports the report concluded that would cost almost $6.9 million. Proponents of saving the…

Fargo’s North Broadway Bridge Closing Tuesday

FARGO, N.D. – The City of Fargo is closing the North Broadway bridge because of rising floodwaters on Tuesday at 6:30 PM. To get across the Red River, you’re asked to use the County Road 20 bridge. The North Broadway bridge will be closed until waters recede. Categories: Local News, North Dakota News Tags: bridge, FARGO, ND, North Broadway, north…

F-M Prepares to Raise Pedestrian Bridge Over Red River

The Memorial–Oak Grove Bridge will be raised until flooding subsides

FARGO-MOORHEAD– Fargo and Moorhead are taking steps to prepare for flooding by closing a pedestrian bridge connecting the two cities. The Memorial–Oak Grove Bridge, which connects Memorial Park in Moorhead and Oak Grove Park in Fargo, will be raised until flooding reduces. As of Wednesday morning, the bridge was not raised yet. It was scheduled to be raised on Tuesday…

Grand Forks Man Dead After Crashing Into Bridge Support In East Grand Forks

The state patrol says there was ice and snow on the road at the time

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — A deadly early morning crash on icy roads in East Grand Forks. 30-year-old Marcus Contreras of Grand Forks died shortly before 2:30 a.m. when his car ran into a bridge support column on River Road underneath the Kennedy Bridge. The state patrol says there was ice and snow on the road at the time. The airbag…