Fargo Public Works

Fargo City No Travel Advisory Ends at NOON

Fargo trash and recycling collections will now begin at 12 noon.

FARGO, N.D. – The No Travel Advisory in Fargo will be lifted at 12 noon today. However, 19th Avenue North will remain closed for the foreseeable future until wind speeds decrease. Fargo trash and recycling collections will now begin at 12 noon. City facilities and the Ground Transportation Center (GTC) in Downtown Fargo will open at 12 noon, with MATBUS…

Fargo Public Works Plowing Throughout Night To Clear Roads

The Department Will Be Working To Clear Open Neighborhoods

FARGO, N.D. — Overnight snowfall is going to be leaving the city of Fargo Public Works going around the clock to try and clear up some pathways for people. The department says it’s going to try and reach residential areas in town. However, the department says drifts as high as 4 to 5 feet will cause severe challenges for the…

Fargo Public Works crews prepare for the worst as winds get stronger

There will be about 28 workers on the night shift plowing the streets

FARGO, N.D.- Crews began plowing emergency routes this morning as they expect conditions to get worse on Sunday. They will try to plow residential areas before the wind picks up. They say for them, the biggest game changer is the wind. “Once you start plowing, drifting will be losing lanes, it will be difficult to keep certain roadways. It’s going…

Ride Along With Fargo Public Works Snow Plowers

Drivers Are Being Encouraged To Give Plows Plenty Of Space When Working

FARGO N.D. — Garret Bax has been plowing the streets of Fargo for over 4 years now, “It was pretty new to me but I like it a lot,” Bax said. During the winter Bax can be driving plows like these for 12 hour shifts to make sure the roads are clean and safe. “Yeah especially last winter when your…

Bus, Firetruck Among Vehicles Available At Fargo City Auction

150+ Vehicles To Be Auctioned Off This Weekend

  FARGO, N.D. – Have you ever wanted to live out the fantasy of being a firefighter without needing to pass the grueling physical and mental exams to actually join the fire department? This could be your lucky day. The City of Fargo’s annual spring auction is this Saturday. There’s a bevy of beat-up looking vehicles that could be yours…

April Snowstorm Has City & State Crews Working to Keep Roads Clear

Both Fargo and West Fargo Public Works crews say they focus on their emergency snow routes first

Roads are getting a bit more than a dusting making for a snowy mid–April. The Fargo Public works crews were out Wednesday getting equipment ready to go. Salt trucks hit the roads early Thursday morning to prep for the expected conditions. “It’s not uncommon to get any snow in April,” Fargo Public Works supervisor Corey Houim said. “When it does…

Fargo Public Works Installs Flood Walls

The public works department spent the morning placing flood walls between 14th & 15th Avenue North on Elm Street

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Public Works is continuing to install flood walls across the city to help mitigate the impacts of flooding season. The public works department spent the morning placing flood walls between 14th and 15th Avenue North on Elm Street. The department placed other removable flood walls in the Oak Grove area on Monday. Lee Anderson, a public…

Flood Watch 2019: Fargo Mayor Declares State of Emergency for Expected Spring Flooding

He's also enlisting help from community members to fill one million sandbags

FARGO, N.D. — It’s the metro’s call to arms to prepare for spring flooding. “We need to see the spirit of Fargo across our volunteer efforts. Working together, we are all committed to protecting the Fargo metro,” said Mayor Tim Mahoney. Mahoney wants to fill about 100,000 sandbags a day but in order to do that, he’ll need help. He’s…

F-M Community Preps Roads for 23rd Annual St. Patrick’s Parade

The LinkFM circulator will be available to transport parade-goers

MOORHEAD– The F-M area is getting the streets prepped and ready to go for the 23rd Annual St. Patrick’s Parade. “We are working with Moorhead Public Works as well as Fargo Public Works to make sure that all of the snow is removed from the roads as well as the sidewalks, so it’s safe for parade–goers as well people participating…

Fargo Public Works Has All Crews Out Clearing Roads

The snow in this storm has more moisture to it

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Public Works says they have all their crews out working 24 hours throughout the storm. They say the difference is that this snow has more moisture to it, and the temperatures outside are more moderate. They also say they’ve been working on clearing snow from the sides of roads for weeks. “It’s a March storm, typically they’re…