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Transportation officials study extra long semi trailers

BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Transportation is beginning a pilot study to examine the possibility of longer trucks on state roads. Last spring, state lawmakers considered legislation dealing with “road trains” or extra long semi trailers meant to save on fuel costs and other expenses associated with moving goods. But, the idea raised some safety concerns, so…

State workers to start mowing areas along highways

BISMARCK, N.D. – State transportation workers are getting set to begin mowing areas along state highways this week. The mowing will focus on weeds and areas where hay has been collected. State Department of Transportation Director Wayde Swenson says typical summer mowing has been delayed to give property owners more time to collect hay during the drought. Fall mowing will…

NDDOT adds dozens more self-serve kiosks

BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Transportation has added dozens of self-serve kiosks around the state to help residents avoid what can sometimes be a long wait at the motor vehicle stations. The DOT has completed adding 44 kiosks, a project which began earlier this year. Residents can now use 52 kiosks to renew a license, request a…

Strong oil prices good for ND treasury, not so for roads

BISMARCK, N.D. – The same stronger-than-forecast oil prices that are swelling North Dakota’s treasury also could shrink dollars for road construction next year. Oil is used for road construction and making asphalt. The state Department of Transportation already has approved 174 contracts for road, bridge and other projects this year that total $350 million. Officials say bids on those projects…

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…

NDDOT releases new app to help make its services more easy and accessible

"ND Drive" was released on Tuesday, and it's off to a good start

NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) – The North Dakota Department of Transportation has launched a new app called ND Drive. It lets you do almost everything you would do at the DMV without going in. For things like license and registration renewals, address changes and paying fees, the app makes it easier. For the times you do have to go into the…

NDDOT & Highway Patrol Stress Importance Of 40 MPH Speed Limit On I-29

From June 1st to June 30th, The North Dakota highway patrol has conducted 183 traffic stops in that area.

FARGO, N.D.- NDDOT has been installing concrete median barriers on the off ramp from I-29 onto 13th Avenue to prevent head on crashes. They say they have seen an increase of people going over the 40 miles per hour speed limit. “DOT and Highway Patrol have been working together on this job quite a lot. They ramped up some enforcement…

NDDOT Seeks Comments on 2020 STIP Amendment

Comments about the projects should be sent no later than December 20.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Transportation is seeking input on amendments to the 2020-2023 State Transportation Improvement Program for previously unpublished projects. The two unpublished projects include: Replacing the centerline pipe east of Hurdsfield on ND 200 at a total cost of $820,000. Replacing the centerline pipe backfill north of Lakota on ND 1 at a total cost of…

West Fargo Celebrates Sheyenne Street Completion

The two-year project was a collaboration between the city and NDDOT

WEST FARGO, N.D. — State and city leaders, business owners and community members are celebrating the completion of the Sheyenne Street reconstruction project. The two–year West Fargo project is a collaboration between the city and NDDOT, estimated to cost a total of about $45 million. The project added lanes from 13th to 40th Avenues West and reconstructed the I–94 Sheyenne…