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Senate passes $65 billion infrastructure bill

WASHINGTON (KVRR) — A bipartisan infrastructure project passes the Senate including more than $65 billion for broadband infrastructure. The project includes major funding for broadband infrastructure that will bring high speed internet to families including those in rural communities across the nation. In addition to broadband, the bill will focus on devoting federal resources to help improve; roads, highways, bridges…

MNDOT Plans More Than 200 Construction Projects This Summer

One of the big projects is the resurfacing of Highway 87 from Frazee to the Becker/Wadena County Line

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Department of Transportation announces more than 200 construction projects for the season. They will help maintain the state’s roads and bridges, improve safety and support thousands of construction jobs. One of the big projects in west central Minnesota includes the resurfacing of Highway 87 from Frazee to the Becker/Wadena County Line. The project includes 26…

Transportation non-profit: ND infrastructure in need of improvement

The findings show that over 40 percent of major roads are considered in poor condition

NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) — A recent report has revealed North Dakota’s infrastructure is in need of help. A Washington DC-based national transportation research nonprofit has released information on the roads, highways, and bridges throughout the state. The findings show that over 40 percent of major roads are considered in poor condition. Closer to home, here in Fargo, six percent of…

Federal Grant to Help Replace 18 Aging Rural Bridges

The grant comes from the federal transportation department's Bridge Rural Repair Program.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A new federal grant of $6.5 million will help replace 18 aging rural bridges in North Dakota. The grant comes from the federal transportation department’s Bridge Rural Repair Program. North Dakota transportation spokeswoman Jamie Olson tells the Bismarck Tribune it’s the first time this grant has been offered. Most of the bridges that will be replaced are in western…

Cass County Uses Emergency Flood Measures to Close Roads

The county closed a number of roads overnight on Monday

CASS COUNTY– Cass County is continuing to take emergency measures by blocking off roads and bridges. The county closed a number of roads overnight on Monday. County employees and members of the National Guard are seeing a lot of overland flooding both north and west of Harwood and east of Argusville. A Cass County engineer asks people who are traveling…

Gov. Tim Walz Proposes $450 Million Transportation Budget, Would Bring Over $3 Million to Moorhead

It would give $7.7 million to Clay County, which would also help build a new solid waste transfer station

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Governor Tim Walz’s $450 million transportation budget proposal could improve 1,800 miles of roads and replace 300 bridges in Minnesota. It would also create a variety of long–needed infrastructural changes in Moorhead. After relying on the same roads for over 50 years, civil engineers are giving half of them a D+ rating and 35 percent of bridges a…

Several North Dakota Roads and Bridges In Need of Repairs

TRIP says North Dakota will need $2.5 billion to fix these roadways over the next five years

FARGO, N.D. — A new report says that many roads and bridges in North Dakota are in desperate need for repairs. TRIP, a group that researches and evaluates data on transportation issues across the country estimates North Dakota will need $2.5 billion to fix up roads and bridges across the state over the next five years. The need for infrastructure repair…

“The Bridges,” A New Housing Complex That Gives Students a Unique Experience, Opens Near NDSU

The building is marketed towards students looking for independent living

FARGO, N.D. — A new housing complex called The Bridges has opened its doors near the NDSU campus. “The second I saw it, I was like, ‘I got to be part of it.’ This is just amazing,” Raven Kitzan, who’s moving into the Bridges, said. “I chose it based on all the amenities… it just really fit my lifestyle.” The apartments…