2-Year I-29 Overpass Project Begins in South Fargo

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. — A two-year project to construct on overpass over I-29 at 64th Avenue South in Fargo is underway. Contractors will be on the shoulder of the interstate between Exit 56 and Exit 60 on Tuesday to prepare the area. The driving lane and shoulder for northbound traffic will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday…

FM Diversion Project Awarded $67 million to raise portion of I-29

Federal, State, and local leaders revealed a major $67-million dollar bid to move forward with the I-29 road raise

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The F-M Diversion Project is getting the green light to start work on Interstate 29. “Moorhead and Fargo and in Minnesota and North Dakota, our river doesn’t divide us, it unites us,” Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar said. Federal, state, and local leaders revealed a major $67 million bid to move forward with the I-29 road raise….

Woman Seriously Injured after Running into Semi near Grand Forks

The woman was transported to Altru for medical treatment.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–A woman is seriously injured after she collided with a semi on Interstate-29 on Sunday. The North Dakota Highway Patrol and Grand Forks Police Department responded to mile marker 137 at approximately 10:50 p.m. Officers say the semi driven by 30-year-old Adam Thorson-Fernsler, of Fargo, was in the right lane heading towards a shuttle site in Grand Forks…

Flooding Closes Section of Highway 54 Near Manvel, North Dakota

There is no signed detour in place so drivers should use an alternate route

GRAND FORKS CO., N.D. — Some rural North Dakota homes are being surrounded by flood waters. Drone footage was taken by the North Dakota Department of Transportation of Highway 54. Water can be seen covering the highway between I-29 and the Red River about seven miles north of Manvel. There is no signed detour in place so drivers should use…

North Dakota Trooper Hurt When 2 Vehicles Hit Squad Car

Mugan was treated at a hospital for minor bruises.

MIINTO, N.D.–A North Dakota state trooper has escaped serious injury when two vehicles struck his squad car on an icy interstate. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the crash happened Friday night on Interstate 29 in Walsh County. Trooper Ryan Mugan had his emergency lights turned on when he stopped at a crash. The driver of a car lost control…

Interstate 29 To Have Lane Closures In Fargo Starting Monday

Xcel Energy crews will be installing overhead power lines

FARGO, ND — You will encounter some lane closures starting Monday on I-29 in Fargo. Xcel Energy crews will be installing overhead power lines over the interstate between Main Avenue and 12th Avenue North. Lane closures with reduced speeds will be in place with possible traffic delays. Work is expected to be completed by the end of the week. North…

Hit-And-Run Death Under Investigation In Grand Forks

Woman was pronounced dead while being transported to a hospital

GRAND FORKS, ND —¬†Grand Forks police are investigating what appears to be a hit-and-run death. Officers responded to I-29 and Demers Avenue around 5 this morning and found a woman on the ground. She was pronounced dead while being transported to a hospital. Her name and age weren’t immediately released. Authorities say evidence at the scene indicates the person was…

Man Killed In Whiteout Crash On I-29 Monday Is Identified

Speed and weather conditions were contributing factors in the crash

CASS COUNTY, ND —¬†North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the man killed in a crash in whiteout conditions on I-29 on Monday afternoon. He is Delmar Ruff of Fargo. Ruff’s van was hit from behind by a semi which also hit a pickup. He was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene. The drivers of the pickup…