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Fargo’s Block 9 Construction Project May Be Delayed

Mahoney says rumblings that the project is in trouble are not true

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, ND — Mayor Mahoney says construction on the Block 9 project could be delayed until next spring. Work on the 18 story building in downtown Fargo was originally planned to start last year. A hotel, offices, condos, a parking garage and a renovated city…

Controversial U32 Apartment Complex Opens in Fargo

Developers say the tenants include students, people with the Air National Guard and workers from the VA Hospital

  FARGO, ND — The U32 apartment complex opens on 32nd Avenue and North University Drive with 80 percent of the 115 apartments rented. The building, which stands at five stories, cost $22 million and was controversial from the start, with people concerned about the influx of people into the neighborhood. Developers say the tenants include students, people with the…

Cone Zone: Traffic Headaches on the Rise with Added Construction

More projects throughout the Valley are stopping and slowing down many drivers

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Traffic in the Valley is getting dense as more construction projects are being added to Moorhead. State officials said one of those projects may wrap up soon. Rush hour traffic is getting bumper to bumper by I-29 and 32nd Avenue South in Fargo. More stretches of the road are getting reduced to one lane. ND DOT officials…

Cone Zone Alert: Crews Making Progress on 32nd Ave. Project, Hit Snag in West Fargo

Detours are in place to get to businesses in the area

  FARGO, ND — Crews are making more progress on the 32nd Avenue South Project. They have closed access to 32nd Avenue South from 33rd Street South on the south side to complete paving through the intersection. Detours are in place to get to businesses in the area. The intersection should reopen to traffic sometime next week. Crews have also…

Exit Ramps Opening and Closing on the I-29 Construction in Fargo

Construction progress is moving forward at the interstate

FARGO, ND — Two new changes are being put into action at the I-29 and 32nd Avenue South construction site. Starting on Wednesday, southbound drivers on I-29 will start entering 32nd Avenue on the new southwest loop ramp. The usual northwest ramp will then be closed off. Starting on Thursday, the south side intersection of 32nd Street South and 32nd…

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…

More Wildlife on the Metro’s Roadways: Biologist Explains Why

Mild winters, city expansion and seasonal breeding are just a few of the reasons for more inner-city wildlife

MOORHEAD, Minn. —  Locals are noticing more wildlife along our roads and in our neighborhoods. “I have my cat out there with me and he’s chasing all these rabbits, squirrels, and birds,” said Scott Wieber of South Fargo. “He’s got a few and I had to take them out of his mouth.” Badgers, Canada geese and turkeys seem to be on…

Business Owners Concerned About 19th Avenue North Project

Business owners along 19th Avenue North in Fargo show concern about the construction

FARGO, ND — Business owners along 19th Avenue North in Fargo say they are worried about how road construction will affect their companies. Project engineers say the purpose of the construction is to realign 19th Avenue to accommodate for a future under pass under the rail road tracks. The engineers are also looking to pave a five lane road on the east…

Volunteers Help Young Thespians Build Theater Set

Family and friends of Trollwood Performing Arts students spent the day helping with the construction and design for the play

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Volunteers in Moorhead helped young performers build sets for their opening of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Family and friends of Trollwood Performing Arts students spent the day helping with the construction and design for the play. From scenery and paint to costumes and lighting, volunteers got a hand in nearly every part of the set. To…

Bison Meadows Plan Approved by Fargo City Commission

Construction is expected to begin by the fall of 2017

  FARGO, ND — Fargo City Commissioners are approving a new plan for the housing project near Davies High School. The first plan was rejected after it failed to get enough votes but the developer revised the number of homes from 393 to 347 and added greenspace. Some nearby homeowners say they are still not happy about the project because…