NORTH DAKOTA DOT

I-29 Reopen In North Dakota

The Cass County Sheriff's Office is still advising no travel this (Friday) morning in area's southwest, west, and northwest of Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – The storm has moved out but travel conditions are still a problem, especially in rural area’s. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is still advising no travel this (Friday) morning in area’s southwest, west, and northwest of Fargo. The North Dakota DOT says Interstate 29 has re-opened between Fargo and the Canadian border. Corporal Keenan Zundel says…

Metro COG Holds Public Forum to Discuss Future Transportation Ideas

Projections say the metro will have 300,000 people by 2045

FARGO, N.D. — Before construction crews can uproot a road or make changes to traffic patterns, they need the green light from one group. “All projects that involve federal funding have to come through the Metropolitan Council of Governments (Metro COG) because they’re the planning organization for the Fargo, Moorhead, West Fargo, Dilworth area, and they lay out where we’re going…

Department of Transportation Letter Is Not A Scam

The purpose of the letter is to inform the driver that there was a request for their driving record

BISMARCK, ND — A letter that some people on social media think is a scam is actually not. The North Dakota Department of Transportation says this letter is in fact legitimate. The purpose of the letter is to inform the driver that there was a request for their driving record by an insurance company, current employer or prospective employer. State law…

Snow Doesn’t Slow Down Attendance at NDDOT Vehicle Auction

Organizers say attendance was somewhat higher than a normal auction

FARGO, N.D. — The snow outside could not slow down people from trying to get their hands on a new car. Dozens of people placed their bids on vehicles held by the North Dakota DOT at one of five auctions held this fall. The last auction raised over $600,000 towards the State Fleet fund. The North Dakota DOT and State Fleet…

First Test In Drone Integration Pilot Program Conducted In Fargo

The Pilot Program Will help the FAA create new regulations

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota’s UAS Integration Pilot Program completes its first test in Fargo. The North Dakota Department of Transportation and Northern Plains UAS Test Site performed its first series of flight tests of drones for potential flight over a group of people in a controlled airspace. This pilot program is designed to help the FAA create new regulations…

Longer Wait Times at Fargo DMV Angers Locals

Longer wait times attributed real ID switch, more people coming to Fargo in summer

FARGO, N.D. — It might look calm outside the Fargo DMV, but once you walk through the doors, several people would say otherwise. “It’s horrible. I’ve been waiting over two hours and come to find out they couldn’t even help me,” said Jared Falcon. “It’s really discouraging. I see a lot of people come in, look at the line, and walk…

Semi Hits North Dakota DOT Snow Plow

The crash happened shortly after 8 this morning on I–94, three miles south of Hebron

  HEBRON, N.D. — Blowing snow caused a semi to hit the back on a North Dakota DOT snow plow. The crash happened shortly after 8 this morning on I–94, three miles south of Hebron, North Dakota. Both vehicles were traveling eastbound when the semi driver attempted to pass the snow plow. The semi driver says he lost sight of the…

North Dakota DOT and MNDOT Warn of Heavy Ice on Roads

There were many accidents because of the weather last night

  FARGO, N.D. — Travel conditions on highways have been difficult due to the heavy amount of ice on the road. Officials from the North Dakota Department of Transportation say the worst areas are those west of Fargo on I-94. Multiple vehicles have gone into ditches or hit the median since last night. Many semi’s also jack-knifed in the area. Both…