ROAD CONSTRUCTION

Detours Go Into Effect South of Detroit Lakes On Highway 59

crews begin a resurfacing project from Willow Street in Detroit Lakes to just south of the Otter Tail County line

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — People heading south out of Detroit Lakes on Highway 59 will run into some detours. Monday morning, crews begin a resurfacing project from Willow Street in Detroit Lakes to just south of the Otter Tail County line. Detours are set up and will remain in place until early September. Along with the detours, drivers will encounter…

13th Avenue South to Shorten to One Lane Side-by-Side on Wednesday

The south side of the street will be renovated for the next two to three months

FARGO, N.D. — Construction continues on 13th Avenue South, but for the next few months, drivers will have to drive on the north side of the road. Phase Two of the project begins tomorrow and traffic will shift to a one lane, side–to–side pattern on the north side while crews begin infrastructure improvements on the south side of the street. Repairs…

Fargo City Commissioners, Engineers Discuss Future of Main Avenue

The meeting discussed possible design alternatives and how businesses could prosper as a result

FARGO, N.D. — Thousands of cars roll down Main Avenue to get to downtown Fargo every day, but city engineers say that the time has come for the main road to get a new look. “It really comes down to four different road alternatives. You could do a three lane, you could do a four lane, you could do a five…

LIVE: 13th Avenue South Construction Preview

Construction To Last Into October

  Jeremy Gorden, Transportation Division Engineer with the City of Fargo, tells us about this year’s 13th Avenue Reconstruction Project. Work started at 5 a.m. Thursday, April 26th between 45th Street S. in Fargo and 12th Street E in West Fargo. Crews will spend the first two or three weeks working in the center of the roadway. That means the…

Work on 13th Avenue East In West Fargo Begins Thursday Morning

Road Work will continue until October

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Contractors are ready to begin work on the 13th Avenue East reconstruction and improvement project in West Fargo. The first phase will begin Thursday morning at 5 between 45th Street South in Fargo and 12th Street East in West Fargo. For the first couple of weeks, crews will work in the center of the roadway. Access…

Several Major Roads in West Fargo Set to Undergo Roadwork

13th Avenue West, Sheyenne Street among the roads that will be affected

WEST FARGO, N.D. — In just a few weeks, traffic on several major streets in West Fargo will be slowed down due to large scale construction projects. “We’ve been falling behind a lot of our traffic corridors so we have some aging infrastructure, a lot more traffic. Traffic patterns have been changing with our growing southern part of our town. We…

Cone Zone: Expect More Closures on Highway 75 in Moorhead

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Drivers on Highway 75 in Moorhead are running into more lane closures. Lanes on the north side of the I-94 interchange are now shut down. The contractor for last year’s diverging diamond interchange project will replace a section of concrete near the north crossover. The work will take about one day, but the lane closure will…

Cone Zone: Fargo’s 4th Street South Improvements

The goal is to install a new water main system for the area

  FARGO, ND — The City of Fargo is working on improvements, one street at a time. Starting this week, contractors will begin the first phase of work to fully reconstruct 4th Street South from Main Avenue to south of 2nd Street South. The goal is to install a new water main system for the area. Temporary access roads will…

Cone Zone: Traffic Changes in the Metro Could Impact Commute

Drivers are reminded to slow down as crews will be working near traffic

  FARGO, ND — Some more traffic changes are coming to the metro tomorrow. I-29 southbound will be reduced to one lane for up to 10 days near the 32nd Avenue South project. Drivers are reminded to slow down as crews will be working near traffic. Also Wednesday, 19th Avenue North between I-29 and 45th Street will be closed as…

Road Crews Three Weeks Ahead on Fargo’s 32nd Avenue Project

Crews will reopen 36th Street South to drivers in both directions by the end of the day on Friday

  FARGO, ND — There is some good news for drivers along the 32nd Avenue South project in Fargo. Work on reconstructing and widening 36th Street South will be finished ahead of the three week schedule. Crews will reopen the road to drivers in both directions by the end of the day on Friday. This reconstructed road will feature two…