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Moorhead Proposes A “Double” Underpass Downtown

The 11 Street underpass project would be between Center and 1st Avenue North and Main and Center

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead city leaders are looking into another underpass project as work continues on the Main Avenue 20th/21st Street Underpass. The 11 Street underpass project in downtown Moorhead would be between Center and 1st Avenue North and Main and Center. It is estimated it would save 4 million vehicle hours of delay over 20 years. The city is…

3rd Steet Underpass in Moorhead Closed due to High Water

The Red River measured at 22.1 feet and a crest of 22.5 feet is expected between Tuesday and Thursday.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The 3rd Street underpass in Moorhead has been closed due to the elevated Red River levels. The Red River measured at 22.1 feet and a crest of 22.5 feet is expected between Tuesday and Thursday. The City of Moorhead is monitoring gates and pump stations throughout the city. The gate and pump station that prevents the river from backing…

Underpass Road Closure To Last One Year Begins Monday In Moorhead

The Main Avenue and 20th/21st Street South Underpass project will cost over $70 million

MOORHEAD, Minn. —┬áThe first major road closure for the underpass project in Moorhead will go into effect on Monday. Main Avenue from 21st Street South to Oakway and 21 Street South from Main Avenue to 2nd Avenue South will be closing. Traffic will be detoured on 34th Street South via 12th Avenue South and Highway 10. The closure will be…

Construction for 20th/21st Street Underpass in Moorhead Begins Next Week

The city gave a presentation so people know what to expect

MOORHEAD, Minn. —┬áThe city of Moorhead gave a presentation on what people can expect as construction starts on the 20th and 21st Street underpass. Neighbors say they’re glad the project is happening, even though there will be inconveniences. One man says he’s been waiting for this to happen for 40 years. Another woman says construction will directly affect her driveway,…

Police Search For Stabbing Suspect In Attack That Doesn’t Appear To Be Random

Officers are currently reviewing surveillance video in the area

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo police are looking for the suspect in an early morning stabbing. The police department says just before 5:45 a.m. Sunday, they responded to the I-29 underpass on 13th Avenue for a stabbing. On scene, they found a male with a non-life threatening stab wound. He was taken to the hospital. His current condition is not known….

Cone Zone: Center Street in West Fargo

A truck hit it last Wednesday morning

  WEST FARGO, ND — A section of Center Street in West Fargo will be closed this week. Crews will begin work on Tuesday to repair a damaged railroad underpass. A truck hit it last Wednesday morning. No serious injuries were reported, but the truck was heavily damaged. Center Street will be closed from Main Avenue to 7th Avenue Northeast…

Minnesota Lawmakers Reflecting on Bills Passed for Local Projects

Lien says this project has been in the works for more than 25 years and has finally been approved

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota state officials are working with community members to review and reflect on bills passed during the 2017 legislative session. State Representative, Ben Lien, says the most important project is the 20th-21st Street underpass. Lien says this project has been in the works for more than 25 years and has finally been approved. The underpass will help…

Dayton Eliminates Funding for House and Senate, Said Republicans Launched “Sneak Attack”

Governor Dayton has signed nine so-called "Budget Bills" to avoid a government shutdown

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Governor Dayton has signed nine so-called “Budget Bills” to avoid a government shutdown. But he said he considers some of the Republicans actions a “sneak attack.” He is allowing the Tax Bill to become law without his signature. He used the line-item veto to strip funding for the House and Senate for four years saying the job…

Moorhead Mayor Williams Hopeful For Bonding Bill

Officials are concerned about emergency crews coming from Fargo getting delayed when a train is crossing

MOORHEAD, Minn.– Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams said she is waiting anxiously as the Minnesota Legislature wraps up its work. The bonding bill includes a $42 million railroad underpass project south of Moorhead High School. Officials are concerned about emergency crews coming from Fargo getting delayed when a train is crossing. Council members also say that this project is crucial…

Moorhead Underpass has a “Better Than 50-50 Chance”

A $42 million bill which would fund a railroad underpass is likely to pass according to Senator Kent Eken.

A Twin Valley senator says Moorhead has a “better than 50-50 chance” of getting a railroad underpass. This $42 million bill would be used to build an underpass at the intersection of Main Avenue and 21st Street. Senator Kent Eken is the main sponsor of this bill saying Moorhead “badly needs” this to pass for public safety reasons. They say…