Fargo Public Works

Minnesotans, North Dakotans wake up to fresh batch of snow

Fargo Public Works stays busy as they clean up the streets after Fargo received over 4 inches of snow.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – We weren’t far from the snow becoming a distant memory until many woke up this morning with a fresh batch of the white stuff outside their windows. Some areas in Minnesota got up to 10 inches of snow. Wind gusts reaching up to 45 miles per hour affected driving conditions east of Moorhead. Meanwhile, Fargo Public…

Plows clear the roads after first snowfall of the season

"Give us some room on the road so we can safely do our jobs."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – If you were out and about, you probably noticed snow plows on the road. With the season’s first snow on the ground, the Public Works crew broke out the snow removal equipment and got busy. “During the winter we run two shifts, a day shift and a night shift, so we have 24/7 coverage. So, as…

NDDOT working to repair buckled road

Fargo Public Works will also assist in the repairs to ensure safer and more reliable road conditions.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — If you’re thinking about heading out on the road, make sure to keep an eye out for damage as the pressure from extreme heat is causing roads to buckle under pressure. “Main avenue pavement buckled from pressures from heat causing expansion,” NDDOT Fargo District Engineer Bob Walton said. The roadway on Main Avenue just before merging…

Gearing up for April snow

While Public Works are securing the streets, the public can head over to Mac's Hardware Store for winter gear

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Just when we thought the sun was sticking around, snow is back into the North Dakota sky. “We can clean up and let mother nature take it away,” Fargo Public Works Supervisor Lee Anderson said. Mother Nature switching it up once again here in North Dakota. From warm spring temperatures to snowy weather. Forcing North Dakotans…

City of Fargo Encourages Pothole Reporting

For smoother commutes you can report road damages through the FargoOne website or smartphone App.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The city of Fargo is hoping to make your commute a smoother one by encouraging people to report potholes throughout the Metro. As the cold weather freezes and expands it may cause a few cracks along the way and with the arrival of warmer weather there is bound to be some damaged roadways. “We don’t know…

Fargo Public Works Dept. trains employees for late coming winter

"It's a big responsibility but I think I'm ready for it."

FARGO, N.D. — Unusually warm temperatures has given and opportunity to city workers to better prepare for the winter. “You know, been able to do some equipment training for younger staff, so everybody is familiar with their routes that they’ll be assigned to to plow so we’re ready,” Fargo Public Works Supervisor, Lee Anderson said. Lee Anderson says it’s been a…

Fargo Public Works Crews Filling Up Potholes

Lee Anderson Of Fargo Public Works says the road work required this year isn't anything out of the ordinary.

FARGO, N.D. — Crews were out covering potholes around 13th Avenue South and surrounding areas. “We have an asphalt kennel, and an overlay crew that we haven’t really started yet but we will shortly,” Supervisor of Fargo Public Works Lee Anderson said. Lee Anderson Of Fargo Public Works says the road work required this year isn’t anything out of the…

Fargo Public Works to Remove Snow Packs from Residential Streets

The cleanup will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. both days.

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Public Works crews will be removing snow from residential streets throughout the city on Thursday and Friday. The crews will focus on 19th Avenue North to I-94 on Thursday, and from 25th Street to the Red River on Friday working their way out of the city until it is complete. The cleanup will take place from 7:30 a.m….

City Of Fargo Asking People To Not Park Downtown Overnight

This includes all avenues between 1st Ave. S. and 6th Ave. N. from 2nd St. to University Drive

FARGO, N.D. — The City Of Fargo is asking people to clear out of downtown overnight as plows try and clean the area. Starting at 2 AM vehicles parked in downtown district avenues will be impounded to ensure that the plows can get their job down. This includes all avenues between 1st Ave. S. and 6th Ave. N. from 2nd…