STREETS

People in the Metro Get Ready to Dump Their Junk for Cleanup Week

They're throwing away extra garbage that isn't usually picked up during regular garbage collecting

FARGO, N.D. — When driving around the streets of the metro this week, you may see a few unusual things sitting on the curbs. Laundry baskets, boogie boards, and even toilets are lining the streets as people are planning for the start of the metro-wide Cleanup Week. People say they’re happy they get to throw away things that can’t fit in…

Moorhead Public Works Has All Crews Out Clearing Streets After Storm

Some crew members have been working seventy to ninety hours a week

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Public Works has all their crews out clearing the streets after yet another storm. The department says they’ve plowed all primary streets and are working on residential neighborhoods. Some have been working seventy to ninety hours a week. Within the past few weeks, the department has been working on everything from potholes to snow to sandbagging. “This…

Fargo Public Works Has All Crews Out Clearing Roads

The snow in this storm has more moisture to it

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Public Works says they have all their crews out working 24 hours throughout the storm. They say the difference is that this snow has more moisture to it, and the temperatures outside are more moderate. They also say they’ve been working on clearing snow from the sides of roads for weeks. “It’s a March storm, typically they’re…

Part of 52nd Avenue South to Close March 1st for Construction

Drivers will be detoured around the construction zone on 45th Street South or Veterans Boulevard

FARGO, N.D. — They say there’s two seasons in our region: winter and construction, and the two collide tomorrow. Construction on 52nd Avenue South will be the biggest road project many businesses and drivers in the area have had to deal with. 52nd Avenue will be closed to thru traffic from 47th Street to 53rd Street. Drivers will be detoured around…

Fargo Neighborhood Coalition Meets to Discuss Switching One-Way Streets

Organizers say it's been successfully done in other cities

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Neighborhood Coalition gives everyone a chance to talk about their concerns, no matter which part of town they live in. The major topic of discussion at today’s meeting was changing certain one–way streets like 10th Street and University to two–way streets. Organizers say it’s been successfully done in other cities. Speakers also addressed historic overlays in…

Fargo Public Works Clears Neighborhoods, Hauls Snow to Dump Sites

They say they have about 160 cul-de-sacs to get to

FARGO, N.D. — After the blizzard last week and another storm Monday, there’s still lots of cleanup for the Public Works department to do around the city. Truckload after truckload of snow has been going into dump sites around the city. Public Works says they’ve been focusing on hauling snow out of cul–de–sacs– and there are about 160 of them they…

Moorhead Public Works Has All Crews Out Clearing Streets

Major roads are plowed first, then residential neighborhoods

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The city of Moorhead has all of their crews out clearing the streets. The Public Works Department says they’ve had crews out since 2 a.m. Major roads are plowed first and then residential neighborhoods. They say they’ve had a steady amount of equipment and drivers over the past few years. When working across state lines, whoever gets to…

Valley City Cleans Up After 13 Inches of Snow

People say it's unusual to have so much snow this early in the season

VALLEY CITY, N.D. — Nearly 150 customers of Dakota Valley Electric are still without power after yesterday’s snowstorm that has people cleaning up from Lisbon to Grand Forks. Valley City was spared major power outages, but they’ve been doing a lot of cleanup after 13 inches of snow. “The street crews have the equipment all ready to go, they were ready…

Changes Are Coming to 12th Avenue South in Moorhead; How You Can Get Involved

Whether it's the boulevard trees or its residential characteristics, many would like it its historic charm to remain while functioning like a major road corridor

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People from all different sectors within the city of Moorhead are putting their heads together to improve one of the main roads. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen went to the group’s first public meeting to hear what the future could look like. When you are driving down 12th avenue south in Moorhead, think about what sticks out to you….