March 6, 2014 in Uncategorized
The U.S. Department of Transportation on Thursday modified rules governing the testing of crude transported by rail from North Dakota.
The agency said that tests, required to enforce safety standards, must be conducted to determine the flash point…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
February 22, 2014 in Uncategorized
BISMARCK â As the joke goes, North Dakota has two seasons: winter and road construction. And with the state Department of Transportation preparing for more than $1 billion in projects this year, itâs open season for out-of-state contractors looki…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
November 10, 2013 in Uncategorized
BISMARCK â Put North Dakotaâs state spending surge under the microscope, and youâll find winners and bigger winners.
The price of North Dakotaâs government has risen by nearly $9 billion since 2001 â $5.1 billion of that in state general f…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
November 7, 2013 in Uncategorized
A battle over adding lanes to U.S. Highway 85 south of Watford City could be gaining traction and the North Dakota Department of Transportation could be caught in the middle.
With the DOTâs attention focused squarely on its current project t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
July 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
Sometimes scams are obvious, like when an email comes from a Nigerian prince, promising to make you rich if only you loan him some money first. Others are more subtle and prey on immediate needs, like repairs to automobiles or homes or driving privileges. Continue Reading
July 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO The North Dakota Department of Transportation is warning the public about a phone scam that involves callers claiming to be from the state driver’s license division. Continue Reading
June 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
MANNING In a move long awaited by parents and school officials, the Dunn County Commission on Wednesday signed off on a project designed to make a pedestrian crossing of Highway 22 near Killdeer’s public school complex safer for students. Continue Reading
May 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK Mike Stebbins, a third-generation public employee and supervisor for the Department of Transportation in Underwood, watches semi trucks fly by him on highways every day. The 57-year-old maintenance man spends his days mowing, fixing signs and plowing snow during the winter, among many other things. Continue Reading
April 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK North Dakota voters may have to present identification before they can cast a ballot at the next election. Continue Reading
March 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
The cheapest way to leave Dickinson without a personal vehicle has been suspended indefinitely, but officials are working to restore service permanently and provide transportation in the meantime. Continue Reading