roads

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…

Rivers, Overland Flooding Receding in Cass County

Engineers say levels could be back to normal within next week

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — Cass County engineers say things are looking pretty good along the rivers. In fact, they believe the water may get to a normal level within the next week. “We’re seeing a good reduction in flood flows on those rivers and a lot of the overland flooding has really gone down throughout the rural parts of the county,”…

Fargo & NDDOT Advise Drivers of Main Avenue Roadwork Beginning Wednesday

This two-year reconstruction project will include the roadways between 2nd Street South and University Ave

FARGO, N.D. – Between potholes and broken down pavement, Main Avenue is in need of a little TLC. “It’s just falling apart,” Fargo transportation division engineer Jeremy Gorden said. “Our poor street department, they have to overlay it with asphalt pretty much every other year to keep the potholes at bay.” With the start of the two-year project on Wednesday,…

Cass County Uses Emergency Flood Measures to Close Roads

The county closed a number of roads overnight on Monday

CASS COUNTY– Cass County is continuing to take emergency measures by blocking off roads and bridges. The county closed a number of roads overnight on Monday. County employees and members of the National Guard are seeing a lot of overland flooding both north and west of Harwood and east of Argusville. A Cass County engineer asks people who are traveling…

Gov. Tim Walz Proposes $450 Million Transportation Budget, Would Bring Over $3 Million to Moorhead

It would give $7.7 million to Clay County, which would also help build a new solid waste transfer station

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Governor Tim Walz’s $450 million transportation budget proposal could improve 1,800 miles of roads and replace 300 bridges in Minnesota. It would also create a variety of long–needed infrastructural changes in Moorhead. After relying on the same roads for over 50 years, civil engineers are giving half of them a D+ rating and 35 percent of bridges a…

Tow Drivers, Operators Ask Public to Give Them More Space on Side of the Roads

You can get fined $50 in North Dakota and $100 in Minnesota

MOORHEAD, Minn. — We’re all used to slower work days every once in awhile but in the towing industry, that doesn’t really exist during the winter. “It’s exciting. I get to go to a big accident scene and then you get to clean everything up, fix everything. It’s kind of an adrenaline rush and being around all of it, it’s…