Traffic

One injured, another cited in south Fargo rollover

Fargo rollover 11/6/2020FARGO (KVRR) – One person was taken to a hospital and another was cited for running a red light following a two-vehicle crash in Fargo. The crash happened shortly after noon Friday at the corner of 32nd Avenue South and University Drive. Police say that a Nissan Murano was traveling southbound on University Drive and struck a Nissan…

Fargo street to be closed one week for utility work

FARGO (KVRR) – Beginning Thursday, November 5, South River Road in Fargo will close between 4th St. S. and Oakland Ave. S. The closure is needed for underground utility work and is expected to be in place for one week. A complete list of local road closures is at www.FargoStreets.com. Categories: Local News Tags: FARGO ROADS, Road Closures, Traffic

I-94 westbound lanes remain closed after semi hits overpass

  FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a semi hauling an excavator struck the overpass at mile marker 342 on I-94 Westbound Friday evening. Both westbound lanes are closed and officials say they will remain closed for the foreseeable future. They urge drivers to use caution if traveling through the area one mile west of Main Avenue….

Fatal Crashes Surge, Despite Fewer Drivers on State Roadways

There have been 24 fatal crashes since March 16.

ST. PAUL, Minn. — There’s been a sharp increase in the number of traffic fatalities in Minnesota in recent weeks, even as a stay-at-home order is in place because of the coronavirus. The state Office of Traffic Safety notes there have been 24 fatal crashes since March 16 when Gov. Tim Walz ordered bars and restaurants to close to dine-in…

Moorhead & Dilworth City Officials Making High-Traffic Intersection Safer

Some people in Moorhead and Dilworth have been complaining about the dangers of an intersection bordering the cities

MOORHEAD & DILWORTH, Minn. — This intersection near 34th Street South and Highway 10 Frontage Road has been deemed risky for quite a while. “We’ve had a lot of issues with traffic coming out from one side or the other, trying to make a left–hand turn, and it’s just impossible to do. Well, I don’t want to say impossible to…

Traffic Deaths Up 6% in 2018

The Department of Public Safety says 381 people died in crashes in 2018.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–State officials say traffic deaths in Minnesota increased 6% last year. The Department of Public Safety says 381 people died in crashes in 2018 with speed being the main factor in about a third of the fatalities. The agency’s Office of Traffic Safety says failing to wear seat belts resulted in 96 deaths, while 84 deaths were tied…

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…

Morning Snow Causing Traffic Problems

A multi-vehicle crash on the westbound lane of I-94 west of the Veterans Boulevard interchange happened around 8:30 a.m.

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – There have been a number of crashes, roll-over’s and spin-outs on icy stretches of I-94, I-29, and Highway 10 in the FM metro Thursday. A multi-vehicle crash on the westbound lane of I-94 west of the Veterans Boulevard interchange happened around 8:30 a.m. It slowed traffic to a crawl for more…

North Dakota Senate Passes Bill that Would Toughen Seat Belt Laws

North Dakota is one of 15 states requiring drivers to have a second offense to be pulled over

NORTH DAKOTA — In North Dakota, you can’t get pulled over for not wearing your seat belt unless you have another offense. A new bill moving through the legislature would make you see flashing lights if you’re not buckled up. The bill narrowly passed the Senate 24–23 and now moves to the House for a vote. “If I see somebody who’s…

Record Number of Drivers to Hit the Road for Holiday Season

Cheaper gas prices and a better economy are fueling more travel

AAA expects 112 million people to be traveling this holiday season, and with busier roads, it’s especially important to be mindful when you’re driving. “We expect 960 people to lose their lives sometime during the next two weeks in traffic crashes. Don’t let that be you. Don’t let that be someone in your family,” AAA spokesperson Gene LaDoucer said. Don’t…