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Travel Alert Issued For Large Section of North Dakota

Drivers are being encouraged to reduce speeds

Jackknifed Semi Near Carrington On Highway 200BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota DOT and Highway Patrol have issued a Travel Alert due to heavy snow, reduced visibility and icy roads. Cities included in the alert include  Jamestown, Courtenay, Valley City, Ellendale, Velva, Harvey, Towner, Devils Lake, Carrington, Langdon, Rolla, Cavalier, Adams, Cooperstown and surrounding areas. Drivers are being encouraged to reduce…

City Of West Fargo Holds Open House Over Sheyenne Project

They say three things are certain in life: death, taxes and road construction. The city is talking to people about its Sheyenne Street Urban Reconstruction project that will be put to action in 2020.

WEST FARGO N.D — They say three things are certain in life: death, taxes and road construction. The city is talking to people about its Sheyenne Street Urban Reconstruction project that will be put to action in 2020. There are a lot of things being covered in the plan. “Making it more pedestrian–friendly because with the bump–outs that you have…

Driver’s License Division Director Under Investigation

Glenn Jackson has been on paid administrative leave since February

BISMARCK, ND — The director of North Dakota’s driver’s license division is under investigation for an undisclosed reason. Glenn Jackson has been on paid administrative leave since February while a “workplace investigation” is being done. DOT spokeswoman Jamie Olson would not give the nature of the investigation. She says she does not know when the investigation will be finished. North Dakota’s…

Twenty DUI’s Made in Vision Zero Campaign

The data is from July through September

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police made 20 DUI arrests and wrote 27 distracted driving citations from July through September. The data comes from a campaign called “Vision Zero” by NDDOT. The department gives a grant to Fargo’s Police Department during the three months to provide more patrols for impaired driving enforcement. Most of the time, officers were doing extra patrols late…

NDDOT Reminds People to Stay Cautious in Construction Zones

Last year there were no fatalities in construction work zones

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Last year, there were no work zone fatalities on North Dakota highways. The North Dakota Department of Transportation plans to keep it that way. They’re reminding everyone to slow down and minimize distractions while you’re driving during all the construction going on through summer. North Dakota DOT officials say the projects aren’t meant to inconvenience anyone, which…

North Dakota DOT Installs New Tab-Printing Kiosks in Fargo, Grand Forks

People could update their registration cards, tabs in a matter of minutes

FARGO, N.D. — Drivers have a new opportunity to renew their motor vehicle tabs without having to go to the DMV. The North Dakota Department of Transportation opened up two self–service kiosks at Stamart locations in Fargo and Grand Forks. At these terminals, people can receive updated license plate renewal registration cards and motor vehicle tabs on the spot. “It is…

Cone Zone: Traffic Headaches on the Rise with Added Construction

More projects throughout the Valley are stopping and slowing down many drivers

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Traffic in the Valley is getting dense as more construction projects are being added to Moorhead. State officials said one of those projects may wrap up soon. Rush hour traffic is getting bumper to bumper by I-29 and 32nd Avenue South in Fargo. More stretches of the road are getting reduced to one lane. ND DOT officials…

Travel Alert Still in Effect for North Dakota, Minnesota Roads

ND-DOT, MN-DOT says drivers need to be cautious as they travel throughout the state

A Travel Alert remains in effect for northeastern North Dakota due to blowing snow and reduced visibility. In northwest Minnesota between East Grand Forks and Crookston, roads are partially covered with snow. There is drifting snow around the Donaldson and Greenbush areas. The road is slippery. Between US 75 near Hendrum and MN 32 near Twin Valley, there is blowing…