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Road Project Proposal for Downtown Fargo Could be a Commuter Headache

If approved, the $5 million Main Avenue project would start next year

FARGO, N.D. — City workers are proposing a road project which has the capacity to cause major traffic problems in downtown Fargo. If approved, the $5 million Main Avenue project would start next year. It’s one of the oldest stretches of road in Fargo. Built in the 1950’s, pavement and underground utilities are starting to deteriorate more than half a…

Cone Zone Time: West Fargo Road Work to Begin in April

The city will make improvements to 12th Avenue Northeast, 9th Street East and 13th Avenue East and First Avenue East

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — Road work in West Fargo will kick into high gear in early April. The city will make improvements to 12th Avenue Northeast, 9th Street East and 13th Avenue East and First Avenue East. Crews will complete a two-year construction project on 12th to update 2.5 miles of rural, two-lane road from County Road 17 to…

No Travel Advisory in Parts of North Dakota

A no travel advisory is out for all of northwest and north central parts of the state due to blowing and drifting snow

  NORTH DAKOTA — Conditions have gone from bad to worse in North Central North Dakota. The DOT has closed Highway 83 from Minot to the Minot Air Force Base due to multiple accidents blocking the roadway. A no travel advisory is out for all of northwest and north central parts of the state due to blowing and drifting snow….

City of Fargo Working on Road Repairs

Potholes can appear quickly, especially in roads that are already in need of repairs

You may not even notice one until you drive over it and officials with the city of Fargo say they are getting an early start on pothole repairs this season. Many of us are enjoying the warmer temperatures during the day, but it still gets below freezing at night. Fargo Public works tells us the cycle of freezing and melting is a…

Vergas Man Injured in Crash in Becker County

The Minnesota State Patrol says the roads were slick when the crash happened

A Vergas man was injured after the vehicle he was driving was t-boned by a semi in Becker County. The accident happened at the intersection of Highway 59 and County Road 17. The state patrol says a vehicle driven by 37-year-old Marshall Rach came into the intersection and was hit by a semi driving southbound on Highway 59. Rach suffered…

Fargo Public Works Clears the Streets

Plows in Fargo are out in full force as two major snow events hit the area

While most people had their driveways to shovel before leaving the house, road crews had countless routes to clear and are expecting to plow many more. Fargo Public Works says the amount of snow Fargo got is a little more than what they’re used to. But the type of snow is actually easier to clean up. It’s powdery and soft….

Road Conditions Prevented Quicker Power Outage Relief

The Otter Tail Power Company says about 20 communities in the Stutsman County area were without power after the holiday storm hit

JAMESTOWN, N.D. The Otter Tail Power Company says about 20 communities in the Stutsman County area were without power after the holiday storm hit. They say road conditions were the biggest problem. After the storm, road obstructions and low visibility prevented power repair workers from getting to where they needed to go. When asked about rural areas, Stephanie Hoff says…

Roads May be Open; NDDOT, MNDOT Still Urge Caution

Some roads are still covered with ice in areas and travelers are asked to drive with caution in North Dakota and Minnesota

The North Dakota Department of Transportation has reopened all major roadways and has lifted the no travel advisories throughout the state but road officials still want you to drive with caution when it comes to venturing out. This includes I-94 between Dickinson and Jamestown. Authorities lifted no travel advisories for the Devils Lake, Jamestown, Valley City and Grand Forks areas. Minot…