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Richard A. Burckhard
Michael L. King
Kip J. Johnson
Dennis D. Keblar
Ralph M. Peterson
December 15, 2010
Work on new fire, police substation right on schedule
Crews are working long and hard on the new West Fargo South side Fire Station at 445 29th Avenue West, in readiness for a February completion date by contractors. Work is intended to continue a little beyond that time frame by members of the West Fargo Fire Department, who will be...
December 15, 2010 - 12:00am
45th Street interchange traffic in Fargo to be switched Friday
FARGO - The North Dakota Department of Transportation will switch traffic flow Friday at the 45th Street interchange project in Fargo. Traffic will be moved from the west side of the bridge to the newly constructed east side. Crews will continue to widen the west side between the...
July 15, 2010 - 12:50pm
June 21, 2010
Fargo closing intersection of 40th Avenue and 45th Street South today
FARGO - The intersection of Fargo's 40th Avenue South and 45th Street will close at 6 p.m. today. The closure is needed as construction crews continue working on the 45th Street South reconstruction project, according to a city of Fargo news release. The closure is expected to last...
June 21, 2010 - 2:19pm
April 30, 2010
Patrol urges caution in 45th Street construction zone
FARGO - A flurry of crashes has the North Dakota Highway Patrol urging drivers to exercise caution as they enter the 45th Street South construction zone in Fargo, and to consider alternate routes. Since March 23, the patrol has responded to 14 crashes in the areas surrounding the...
April 30, 2010 - 10:47am
April 28, 2010
Major delays expected on interstate corridors through Fargo this week
FARGO - There will be significant delays in the Interstate 94 and Interstate 29 corridors in Fargo the rest of the week, as crews rip up pavement in one lane of westbound I-94 from I-29 to just west of the 45th Street interchange, the North Dakota Department of Transportation said. The...
April 28, 2010 - 3:15pm
April 14, 2010
West Fargo residents should be aware of road construction, officials say
With the last wisps of winter finally behind the northland, it is time to prepare for the next season: road construction. West Fargo is not immune to this needed inconvenience, and several projects either have begun or soon will begin. The project with the most impact on the community...
April 14, 2010 - 12:00am
March 10, 2010
West Fargo's Main Avenue frontage road closed for two weeks
WEST FARGO - The portion of the Main Avenue frontage road west of 21st Street Northwest in West Fargo will be closed today and stay closed for at least a few weeks. The road will open again after the spring thaw ends and conditions improve, according to a news release from Dakota...
March 10, 2010 - 9:34am
November 23, 2009
WF bridge on 32nd Avenue South opens
WEST FARGO - Another major traffic artery is open in our community. The 32nd Avenue South bridge off Sheyenne Street in West Fargo is now open. The construction project has been fraught with problems because of the instability of the soil around the bridge site. Plans were to have...
November 23, 2009 - 10:03am
November 9, 2009
Main Avenue opens in West Fargo
WEST FARGO - Both east- and westbound lanes of Main Avenue in West Fargo are open to traffic, state transportation officials announced today. The majority of work on the West Fargo Main Avenue project has been completed. But motorists should still use caution in that area because...
November 9, 2009 - 3:19pm
October 22, 2009
Wet conditions impede Main Avenue work
Wet weather the past few weeks is slowing down Main Avenue reconstruction and the official completion of the project spanning 6th Street West to 5th Street East, which was originally targeted for the middle of the month, is going to take a little bit longer. Expectations are to...
October 22, 2009 - 12:00am
October 15, 2009
Road construction was well worth the wait
This road construction season throughout the metro area has been a long and arduous one, but nonetheless, from what we're hearing motorists are more than pleased with the end results now in visible sight on most roadways. In that regard, West Fargo has been dealt an excellent h...
October 15, 2009 - 12:00am
October 1, 2009
West Fargo power outage was the result of work on 32nd Avenue South bridge project
WEST FARGO - The temporary power outage Wednesday evening in West Fargo was the result of a broken wire suffered in connection with work being done on the 32nd Avenue South bridge project at the Sheyenne River. A broken wire resulted in more than 2,500 people losing power about 4:30...
October 1, 2009 - 2:21pm
9th Street Interchange officially open
West Fargo Mayor Rich Mattern is describing the official opening of the 9th Street Interchange today, Oct.
October 1, 2009 - 12:00am
September 24, 2009
Main Avenue reconstruction approaching final stretch
Crews continue to make steady progress on West Fargo's Main Avenue reconstruction project, with the first phase of work this season extending from 6th Street West, near the Sheyenne River crossing, all the way to 5th Street East, by DMI Industries. According to North Dakota Department...
September 24, 2009 - 12:00am
September 3, 2009
Main Avenue work progressing on schedule
Work is continuing at a steady pace on Main Avenue reconstruction, with October 17, targeted as the completion date for the first phase of the entire project which began in mid-May. Focus during the month of September will be on installing the remainder of the pavement, curb and...
September 3, 2009 - 9:40am