roads

Fargo Public Works Crews Filling Up Potholes

Lee Anderson Of Fargo Public Works says the road work required this year isn't anything out of the ordinary.

FARGO, N.D. — Crews were out covering potholes around 13th Avenue South and surrounding areas. “We have an asphalt kennel, and an overlay crew that we haven’t really started yet but we will shortly,” Supervisor of Fargo Public Works Lee Anderson said. Lee Anderson Of Fargo Public Works says the road work required this year isn’t anything out of the…

MnDOT avoiding putting salt on roads during heavy winds

MnDOT says this is safer because the salt will cause the snow to stick to the roads

MOORHEAD, Minn. — With the day’s strong wind and subzero temperatures, the Minnesota Department of Transportation knows to be careful with how they treat their roads. The blowing wind means they are avoiding putting salt down on any part of the road. MnDOT says that while salt typically makes conditions safer over areas with icy conditions, not putting the salt…

City Of Fargo Asking People To Not Park Downtown Overnight

This includes all avenues between 1st Ave. S. and 6th Ave. N. from 2nd St. to University Drive

FARGO, N.D. — The City Of Fargo is asking people to clear out of downtown overnight as plows try and clean the area. Starting at 2 AM vehicles parked in downtown district avenues will be impounded to ensure that the plows can get their job down. This includes all avenues between 1st Ave. S. and 6th Ave. N. from 2nd…

Driving Conditions Leave Some Truck Drivers Stuck in Fargo

One truck driver was headed to Forest River, but extreme weather made it impossible to leave

  FARGO, N.D.- Melvin Ott was headed north to refill the truck after doing a delivery, but weather conditions changed those plans. “I was delivering yesterday off exit 69, about six miles up the road and I was suppose to go to Forest River to reload yesterday and couldn’t make it. It’s too dangerous,” says Ott. He says road conditions…

Locals Stock Up On Winter Items As Conditions Are Expected to Deteriorate

We spoke to locals to see what items they like to have on their homes.

FARGO, N.D.- As classes have been cancelled for most high school students in the area, many are taking advantage and having a day in. “Breakfast food, milk, pizza, drinks, and then like snacks, cause we’re just going to watch movies and not do very much,” says Morgan, a high school student. These students are happy to stay at home for…

State Patrol Warns Drivers To Stay Off Snow Covered Roads

Officers are saying you need to think twice before heading out on the roads.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Blistering winds and idle cars burying under inches and inches of snow lined the streets as the valley and across the states of Minnesota and North Dakota got rocked with a massive blizzard. Due to the weather causing roads to become dangerous. Travel advisories have been placed across the region. Officers are saying you need to think…

Fargo Public Works Encouraging Drivers To Be Safe On The Roads

They're also being reminded to keep their lights on for other drivers

FARGO, N.D. — The City of Fargo is hard at work to clear the roads. The snowfall is leaving roadsides in slippery conditions as plow trucks move through to clear the streets. Drivers are being encouraged to drive slowly on city roads to keep from sliding. They’re also being reminded to keep their lights on for other drivers. Currently, Fargo…

North Dakota Congressional Leaders Calling For Agriculture Disaster Relief

In the latest crop progress report farmers haven't been able to harvest any of their corn or sunflower acres and only half of potato acres.

FARGO N.D. —  After rainfall, flooding and a historic early winter storms North Dakota’s Congressional Delegation is calling on the U.S Agriculture department to approve a disaster designation. If approved the state could get funding from federal emergency programs. It would offset the losses farmers and ranchers have gotten from damaged or flooded crops. In the latest crop progress report…

Fargo Tackles Winter Weather

"You got to be prepared for someone else who makes a mistake, so it's what we go through doesn't really matter if the sun shines or if it's a cloudy slippery day, defensive driving."

FARGO N.D — With harsh conditions, Fargo crews are hard at work to take care of the late night winter storms. They’re leaving most of the valley under advisory warnings. The city of Fargo went into action earlier in the night and gave advice for drivers looking to use the roads. “You got to be prepared for someone else who…

West Fargo Public Works Estimates Filling 2,000 Potholes By End of Summer

The city prioritizes its snow emergency routes, schools, and severely impacted areas when filling potholes

WEST FARGO, N.D.– Drivers in the metro are facing the impacts of potholes this spring on their vehicles. A West Fargo Public Works street foreman estimates filling nearly 2,000 potholes by the end of summer. The city prioritizes its snow emergency routes, schools, and severely impacted areas when filling potholes. The department also uses permanent pothole filler. The department has…