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Road Projects In The Area Will Impact Your Travel

FARGO, N.D. — Road crews started work on the I-94 and I-29 intersection in Fargo this morning. They are working on the bridge approach slabs and installing expansion joints. Two lanes of traffic and ramp access will remain open, different east and west lanes will be closed at times during the work. Speeds will be reduced to 45 miles per…

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…

Twelfth Avenue North Bridge in Fargo Closing March 30

FARGO, N.D.–The Red River Bridge at Fargo’s 12th avenue North and Moorhead’s 15th Avenue North will close at 8:30 a.m. on March 30. The City of Fargo is closing the bridge to remove railings and lighting prior to anticipated flooding. The bridge will remain closed until the water levels recede below the bridge. A complete list of road closures can…

People jump from I-94 bridge to avoid getting hit

GLYNDON TOWNSHIP, Minn. – Three people, including a Good Samaritan who had stopped to help a disabled vehicle, were forced to jump from a bridge on I-94 in Glyndon Township to avoid an oncoming vehicle. The State Patrol says both crashes happened around 1:40 Wednesday morning on the Buffalo River Bridge. Troopers say a man from Warren, Minnesota stopped ahead…

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…

Moorhead Police help save man locked underneath bridge

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Officers in Moorhead were on alert Monday morning after they say a man locked himself underneath a bridge armed with a knife and ready to jump. Police say this all went down around 9:30 between 21st and 14th Streets on Center Avenue. That’s right by Moorhead High School. Officers say the man said he was suicidal. They…