DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

I-29 closed from Grand Forks to Canadian border

NORTH DAKOTA – (KVRR) – Interstate 29 is closed from Grand Forks to the Canadian border due to zero zero visibility, blowing snow and icy road conditions according to the North Dakota Department of Transportation. Manitoba Highway 75 from the U.S. border to Winnipeg is also closed due to poor conditions. There is also no travel advised on many highways…

Sec. Buttigieg explains American Jobs Plan impact on North Dakota & Minnesota

WASHINGTON (KVRR) – President Joe Biden has ended negotiations with top Republican leaders regarding his American Jobs Plan, but the administration will continue seeking bipartisan approval of the infrastructure proposal. According to the White House, infrastructure in North Dakota and Minnesota has suffered from a lack of investment for decades. Between the two states, more than 5,000 miles of highways…

NDDOT administrator resigns after internal investigation

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFGO Associated Press) – The director of North Dakota’s driver’s licensing division was accused of favoritism and harassment before he suddenly resigned. Glenn Jackson resigned, two days after KFGO News reported he was under investigation for a reason the Department of Transportation wouldn’t disclose. KFGO news received a copy of the investigation through an open records request. the…

Former Minnesota House Speaker Picked For Walz Cabinet Post

Margaret Anderson Kelliher has been chosen to lead the Department of Transportation

ST. PAUL, MN —¬†Minnesota Governor-elect Tim Walz has named a former speaker of the Minnesota House as his transportation commissioner and is keeping the budget commissioner of outgoing Gov. Mark Dayton. The Democrat appointed former House speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher to lead the Department of Transportation. The governor-elect announced that Minnesota Management and Budget Commissioner Myron Frans will keep his…

Department of Transportation Letter Is Not A Scam

The purpose of the letter is to inform the driver that there was a request for their driving record

BISMARCK, ND —¬†A letter that some people on social media think is a scam is actually not. The North Dakota Department of Transportation says this letter is in fact legitimate. The purpose of the letter is to inform the driver that there was a request for their driving record by an insurance company, current employer or prospective employer. State law…