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Thomas Raymond Savageau
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May 16, 2012
Major intersection closed for reconstruction work
One of West Fargo's major roadways is closed to through traffic so work can proceed on Phase II of the Main Avenue reconstruction project. The Main Avenue and Ninth Street East intersection will be closed to north to south through traffic for approximately three weeks (depending...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
Mayor's Musings: Proceed with caution during summer road construction
There is going to be a great deal of road construction in West Fargo this summer, so be careful while driving through these areas. Most of you know by now that work has started on Main Avenue. It is a huge project that will be finished sometime next fall. Signs will be put up directing...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Businesses remain accessible
I had to check it out myself after my morning trip to the post office and after driving the stretch of construction on West Fargo's Main Avenue, the concern for making sure motorists adhere to the speed limit at the posted 25 miles per hour all for safety's sake becomes apparent. Highly...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 11, 2012
Insight from WFPD: Road construction means finding alternate routes
With the road construction season upon us, it is easy to become frustrated by being pushed out of our normal course of travel. Road closures, restricted lanes, detours and rough roads tend to try our patience. To save you aggravation, it is always a good idea to develop alternate...
April 11, 2012 - 12:00am
March 28, 2012
Have no fear, 'super bids' are here
By Tyler Shoberg There was only one way to describe the construction bids received for Liberty Middle School: super. "This is great news...those are some super bids," member Karen Nitzkorski said Monday during a meeting of the West Fargo School Board. Indeed, if all goes as...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
November 16, 2011
School board gives nod for street improvements near Veterans Blvd.
The thoroughfare that is Veterans Boulevard has made traveling over Interstate 94 from north West Fargo to south West Fargo easier, and helped alleviate congestion on neighboring north-south byways. But while the relatively new road appears adequate at efficiently moving traffic...
November 16, 2011 - 12:00am
November 9, 2011
West Fargo road closures announced
The City of West Fargo will be closing Sheyenne Street soon, but not before first opening 32nd Avenue East back to traffic. Sheyenne Street is slated to be closed to thru traffic from Interstate 94 to 32nd Ave East, in order to install large-diameter storm sewer force main. This...
November 9, 2011 - 12:00am
March 23, 2011
Third time the charm?
The numbers are in, and the prognosis is as feared: if things don't change, the West Fargo School District will run out of space sooner rather than later. According to an independent demographer's findings, projected West Fargo growth will add more than 1,800 students to the district...
March 23, 2011 - 12:00am
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