Traffic

Upcoming Holiday Means More Drivers for 100 Deadliest Days on the Road

The Minnesota State Patrol goes over what to do and what not to do on the roads this holiday weekend

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Most of us spend the Fourth of July enjoying cookout food, watching fireworks and spending time with family and friends. We have to get to these destinations before the celebrations begin. It starts with Memorial Day, ends with Labor Day and somewhere in between we have the Fourth of July. Law enforcement calls this stretch of time the…

Business Owners Concerned About 19th Avenue North Project

Business owners along 19th Avenue North in Fargo show concern about the construction

FARGO, ND — Business owners along 19th Avenue North in Fargo say they are worried about how road construction will affect their companies. Project engineers say the purpose of the construction is to realign 19th Avenue to accommodate for a future under pass under the rail road tracks. The engineers are also looking to pave a five lane road on the east…

Cone Zone Alert: I-29 Southbound Lanes to Close Overnight

Flaggers will be present

  FARGO, ND — Overnight lane closures are coming to the 32nd Avenue South project at I-29 in Fargo. All southbound lanes will be closed under the bridge on Wednesday night and all northbound lanes will be closed on Thursday night. The closures will last from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. Wednesday and 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Thursday. Traffic…

Cone Zone: Fargo’s 4th Street South Improvements

The goal is to install a new water main system for the area

  FARGO, ND — The City of Fargo is working on improvements, one street at a time. Starting this week, contractors will begin the first phase of work to fully reconstruct 4th Street South from Main Avenue to south of 2nd Street South. The goal is to install a new water main system for the area. Temporary access roads will…

Cone Zone: Traffic Changes in the Metro Could Impact Commute

Drivers are reminded to slow down as crews will be working near traffic

  FARGO, ND — Some more traffic changes are coming to the metro tomorrow. I-29 southbound will be reduced to one lane for up to 10 days near the 32nd Avenue South project. Drivers are reminded to slow down as crews will be working near traffic. Also Wednesday, 19th Avenue North between I-29 and 45th Street will be closed as…

Authorities Release Numbers in Fargo’s Click It or Ticket Campaign

Officers hit the streets for the campaign for 15 days in May and June

  FARGO, ND — Authorities are releasing the latest numbers in their Click It or Ticket Campaign in Fargo. More than 100 tickets were issued during the campaign but only 44 were issued for not using a seat belt or child restraint seat. Officers hit the streets for the campaign for 15 days in May and June. They are asking…

UPDATE: I-94 Westbound Left Lane Open, Right Lane Still Closed

The driver of the semi had minor injuries and the crash is under investigation

1/4 Courtesy: Sgt. Jesse Grabow Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Courtesy: Sgt. Jesse Grabow Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Courtesy: Sgt. Jesse Grabow Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Courtesy: Sgt. Jesse Grabow Show Caption Hide Caption FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Sgt. Jesse Grabow reports the left lane of I-94 westbound near Fergus Falls is now open for traffic flow. The…

LIVE: Memorial Day Traffic Expected To Be Busier

AAA Predicts Two To Three Percent Increase In Traffic Over 2016

  Gene LoDoucer from AAA North Dakota joins Adam to talk about Memorial Day traffic. AAA predicts two to three percent more traffic this year than last year. This, despite gas prices being about ten cents higher than 2016. Watch the video for more traffic information. Categories: Local News, Morning – In The Studio Tags: AAA, Memorial Day, Traffic

MnDOT Suspends Road Work for Holiday Weekend; Work Zone Fines Still in Place

The latest count for 2017 shows 115 fatalities on Minnesota roads compared with 125 this time last year

MINNESOTA — Memorial Day through Labor Day marks the 100 deadliest days on Minnesota roads. Preliminary numbers show the 100 day stretch last year accounted for 120 of 392 fatalities, making up 31 percent of all the traffic deaths in 2016. The latest count for 2017 shows 115 fatalities on Minnesota roads compared with 125 this time last year. MnDOT…

North Dakota’s Distracted Driving Enforcement Campaign Releases Numbers

Officers issued 58 other traffic violation citations along with 40 for speeding and 24 for not wearing a seat belt

  NORTH DAKOTA — U Drive. U Text. U Pay. That distracted driving enforcement campaign in North Dakota in April resulted in 390 citations. At least 190 citations were given out for distracted driving. Officers issued 58 other traffic violation citations along with 40 for speeding and 24 for not wearing a seat belt. Law enforcement agencies across the state…