Driver ticketed for plowing into wet cement in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – A 79-year-old Grand Forks resident was cited after Grand Forks police say the driver mistakenly drove into a closed lane of freshly-poured concrete. The car got stuck and had to be removed by a construction tractor. Damage to the concrete was repaired. The driver was not injured. Police say the driver was given a citation…

Fargo Public Works Tackles Pothole Issue

The filling the city uses during the winter is only a temporary fix

FARGO, N.D. — Potholes are an increasingly common sight throughout the city and Fargo Public Works is doing as much as they can to address it. With cold nights and warmer temperatures during the day, more potholes are forming during this time of year. Because of the snow on the ground, any road filling dumped in now, may still come out….

Closures Affecting Travel on University Drive North

As of now, the lane is expected to remain closed until January 29th

  FARGO, N.D. — If you’re planning on traveling down University Drive North over the next few days, expect there to be some delays. Starting today the road between 15th and 14th Avenues North will be reduced to one lane, while the city repairs a private sewer. As of now, the lane is expected to remain closed until January 29th….

9th Grade Students are Getting Some Hands-on Career Experience

The expo is geared at teaching students about professions they can pursue without going to a four year college

FARGO, ND — Ninth graders from around the region are getting exposed to a variety of job opportunities. For the last 15 years, the Health, Tech and Trades Career Expo has brought in thousands of students to explore the healthcare, construction, concrete, aviation and machinery industries. The students get a hands–on experience with experts. The expo is geared at teaching…

Olympic Aquatic Center in West Fargo Prepares for Opening

The pool used for Olympic trials in 2016 was moved from Omaha all the way to West Fargo

FARGO, ND — A swimming pool used in the 2016 Olympic trials is getting ready to open in West Fargo. The Hulbert Aquatic Center, attached to the south end of L.E. Berger Elementary, will be used for open swim and competitions. They were pouring in concrete earlier this year. Now they’re pouring in water. “They transported it up here and…

CONE ZONE: Kennedy Bridge in Grand Forks Closed for Repairs

Parking restrictions will be enforced in that area

Courtesy:  GRAND FORKS, ND — The Kennedy Bridge on Highway 2 between Grand Forks and East Grand Forks is temporarily shutting down. The bridge will be closed starting at 4 a.m. on Thursday and will be back open by 4 a.m. on Sunday. Crews will be pouring concrete on the bridge. Traffic will be detoured to the Sorlie Bridge…

Heat Buckling Roads in South Fargo

High temperatures are causing road closures in South Fargo

FARGO, ND — The blazing heat of the summer is not only hard to bear for some people, but it’s also rough on the roads. “During the summer, when the temperature gets to be extreme, then the concrete will shift and expand,” said Mark Williams, who is the services manager of Fargo Public Works. Timber Parkway South on the northeast…