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Roland Young, Grand Forks, column: Time is right to push for Merrifield Rd. interchange, bridge

July 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Merrifield Road project includes a bridge over the Red River that would be higher than U.S. Highway 2′s Kennedy Bridge, which has had to be closed during floods.
It’s also long overdue. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Which comes first, the exit or the mall?

July 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

An outlet mall for southwestern Grand Forks?
What a great idea.
Here’s hoping the city and prospective developers don’t let the lack of a key Interstate 29 exit bring the project to a halt.
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VIDEOS: Trucker’s two treks through Interstate 29 floodwaters north of Grand Forks

April 16, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A video of a trucker’s Interstate 29 ride between and through floodwaters north of Grand Forks includes music from “The Who” and a few added surrealistic touches. A second, more straightforward video from the same trucker offers views of deeper “Lake I-29″ driving north of Manvel, N.D., plus more trucks making the water trek. Continue Reading

Interstate 29 reopens between Hillsboro and Fargo

April 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Interstate 29 has reopened this afternoon between Hillsboro and just north of Fargo, the North Dakota Department of Transportation announced. It had been closed because of floodwaters since 6 p.m. Sunday. Continue Reading

VIDEO: Aerial valley flood tour Wednesday from Fargo to Grand Forks

April 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A newly posted video from the North Dakota Air National Guard’s “Happy Hooligans” public affairs, recorded Wednesday, provides an edited aerial tour of the Red River Valley flooding, from the Fargo-Moorhead area north to the Grand Forks-East Grand Forks area and back again.
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High water closes stretch of I-29 between Manvel and Grafton

April 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A portion of Interstate 29 was closed this afternoon between the Manvel and Grafton interchanges because of water on the roadway. Continue Reading

I-29 detour adds miles, dollars to truck drivers’ routes

April 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Interstate 29 north of here is expected to remain closed for the next couple of days as large sections remain underwater and as crews survey damage, said Kevin Gorder of the North Dakota Department of Transportation. That’s more wear and tear on truck drivers, and more money out of their pockets. Continue Reading

BRAD DOKKEN: Driving into ‘Lake I-29’ serves up encounter to remember

April 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

“In one of those, “How the Hell Did I Get Myself into This Situation?” moments, a friend and I were returning to Grand Forks from the Twin Cities late Sunday afternoon when we hit a wall of traffic on Interstate 29 north of Fargo that would occupy our lives for the next two hours,” outdoors columnist Brad Dokken writes. “We’ll be talking about what happened during those two hours the rest of our lives.” Continue Reading

VIDEO: Driving on flooded Interstate 29 north of Harwood, N.D., Sunday

April 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Video submitted by Darcy and Skye Olsen of Grand Forks, was taped Sunday while driving across floodwaters crossing Interstate 29 north of Harwood, N.D. The interstate north of Fargo to south of Hillsboro later was closed about 6 p.m. Sunday. Continue Reading

Flood closes part of I-29

April 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

This community just north of Fargo was the scene of two water rescues Sunday as flooding in the area forced the closing of 31 miles of Interstate 29 and prompted officials in nearby Harwood and Casselton to the southwest to halt water use. Continue Reading