Main Avenue

Moorhead Proposes A “Double” Underpass Downtown

The 11 Street underpass project would be between Center and 1st Avenue North and Main and Center

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead city leaders are looking into another underpass project as work continues on the Main Avenue 20th/21st Street Underpass. The 11 Street underpass project in downtown Moorhead would be between Center and 1st Avenue North and Main and Center. It is estimated it would save 4 million vehicle hours of delay over 20 years. The city is…

City of Fargo Celebrates Completion of Phase One of Main Avenue Makeover

Built in the 1950's, Main Avenue is one of the oldest roads in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — The city of Fargo is celebrating a major change in what locals call the SoMa neighborhood. That’s the area South of Main Avenue. It was recently gutted and reconstructed as part one of the Main Avenue Makeover project. “The biggest improvements are the infrastructure improvements that the drainage — some of the original infrastructure underneath the road…

Main Avenue and 2nd Street South Intersection Opens as Roundabout

The North Dakota Department of Transportation says the two-lane roundabout is the first of its kind in North Dakota.

FARGO, N.D.–The Main Avenue and 2nd Street South intersection is opening as a two-lane roundabout on Wednesday. The North Dakota Department of Transportation says the two-lane roundabout is the first of its kind in North Dakota. It is expected to eliminate the rate of high-speed crashes, accommodate vehicles of all sizes, and increase safety for drivers as well as pedestrians….

City of Fargo Clears Up Parking Confusion

The city has added a total of 74 on–street parking spots between Broadway and 2nd Street this year

FARGO, N.D. — City officials describe the Main Avenue reconstruction project as a gateway into a safe and accessible corridor through the heart of Fargo. But that safety was put in limbo for a short while. It started back in August when a stretch of road on the corner of Broadway and Main Avenue caused a mix–up for drivers. “The…

Sodbuster is Headed to a New Location after Being Restored

The iconic statue will be placed on the new Fargo Civic Plaza

FARGO, N.D. – Sodbuster is back. The sculpture  stood at Main Avenue and Broadway in downtown Fargo for 20 years. The 24–ft. long, 1,300 pound figure is valued at $500,000. Sodbuster was placed in storage in 2002 because of weather damage. Cracks had also formed as a result of train traffic. It was restored in Ohio.   Categories: Community, Local…

Updates On Underpass Project in Moorhead & 52nd Avenue South Project In Fargo/West Fargo

Work On Both Projects Continue Into The Fall

Work is around 80% complete on the 52nd Avenue South improvement project in Fargo and West Fargo. Another phase of the project begins after rush hour on Monday morning. Crews will being installing a new westbound right-turn lane along 52nd between 44th and 45th streets south. The existing right-turn lane to northbound 45th Street traffic will be closed for approximately…

LIVE: More Entertainment Options For 2019 Downtown Fargo Street Fair

Street Fair Adding A Stage For 2019

  This year’s Downtown Fargo Street Fair will be more entertaining. The event takes over Broadway in downtown Fargo Thursday through Saturday, rain or shine. Along with all the vendors and food your normally see, organizers are adding a bunch of entertainment options. New this year, there will be a concert stage with shows starting at noon Friday. There will…

Lane Reductions On Main Avenue Near Downtown Fargo

Traffic Reduced To One Lane Each Way For Street Maintenance

Drivers will have to deal with more lane closures on Main Avenue near downtown Fargo today. Main will be reduced to one lane each way on Tuesday between University Drive and 8th Street South. Crews are going to be doing street maintenance. Fargo Public Works says the lanes should reopen by the end of the day Wednesday, weather permitting. Main…

Motorcyclist Injured in Moorhead Crash

Both the motorcycle and the small car were towed from the scene with extensive damage.

MOORHEAD, MINN. (KFGO) – The driver of a motorcycle was injured when he was struck by a car on Tuesday around 8:45 p.m. at the intersection of Main Avenue and 8th Street, close to the Moorhead Main Avenue Dairy Queen. The motorcycle driver was taken to Sanford Medical Center for treatment of his injuries. The car driver, 65-year-old Joel Haugen,…

Three Groups Have Plans For Land Where Aging High-Rise Now Stands

HUD determined the high rise is not worth fixing

FARGO, ND — Three groups have submitted plans for a prime piece of city-owned property at the corner of Main Avenue and 2nd Street South in Fargo. The land is on the site of the former Park East Apartments demolished to build a flood levee. Fargo Housing and Redevelopment’s plan is to replace the nearby aging, low income high-rise with a…