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‘High risk for Bakken:’ Officials hedge answer on whether ND crude more volatile than other crudes

August 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Friday that crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken shale formation isn’t being singled out from other crudes in proposed new tank car standards, but he didn’t say definitively whether t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Work begins on Oil Patch truck bypasses

May 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY — The North Dakota Department of Transportation broke ground Thursday on highway bypass projects in Watford City and New Town that will relieve truck traffic in those Oil Patch towns.
“These bypasses will provide greatly needed traf…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hwy. 1804 to close west of Trenton

April 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

TRENTON — The North Dakota Department of Transportation will temporarily close Highway 1804 about 4 miles west of Trenton, according to a press release.
The highway will close Tuesday at noon so BNSF Railway crews can install a new railroad crossi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

DOT Office of Traffic Safety to receive $1M in grants

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The North Dakota Department of Transportation will receive more than $1 million in grants, according to a press release.
The Office of Traffic Safety will get more than $1,452,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation, Rep. Kevin…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

DOT Office of Traffic Safety to receive $1M in grants

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The North Dakota Department of Transportation will receive more than $1 million in grants, according to a press release.
The Office of Traffic Safety will get more than $1,452,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation, Rep. Kevin…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘Like flies to construction honey’: Contractors flocking to North Dakota for work

February 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — 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, it’s open season for out-of-state contractors looki…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bill would let counties ask DOT to maintain highways

October 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Counties could ask the North Dakota Department of Transportation to take over maintenance of county highways on a temporary or permanent basis under a bill draft presented to a state energy committee on Monday. Continue Reading

State highways into Cavalier reopened to traffic

May 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

CAVALIER North Dakota’s Transportation Department has reopened two state highways into the Pembina County city of Cavalier, where residents were evacuated earlier this week because of a threatened dam. Continue Reading

Interstate 94 near Dickinson gets easier to navigate

October 31, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Road construction projects and slowdowns are quite common in southwest North Dakota these days but motorists traveling on Interstate 94 just east of Dickinson will be enjoying some relief soon. Continue Reading

DOT: Feds’ funding cuts hurt

July 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Five-year road plan discussed during Thursday meeting in Mitchell

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