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DOT head: Progress being made on Oil Patch roads

September 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

The North Dakota Department of Transportation has started the environmental work for four-laning U.S. Highway 85 from Watford City south to Interstate 94, the agency head said Thursday.

NDDOT Director Grant Levi said the cost would grow by nearly …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Making a road plan

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Board of Commissioners spent three hours in a special work session Monday with Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder to discuss future road projects, bridge replacements and creative ways to fund them.

With 400 …continue reading on dglobe.com

Day County township boards vacating roads to keep anglers off flooded lands

August 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Farmers with flooded lands are using their elected township boards to legally shut down many miles of public roads in Day County this summer.

The 66-feet wide strips are returned to the adjoining landowners to become private property.

The strat…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Davison County to make 30-year road plan

June 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Local officials want to know what should happen with the county’s roads in the next 30 years.

Representatives of the South Dakota Department of Transportation, Davison County Commission and city of Mitchell met Tuesday afternoon at the Davison Cou…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

MnDOT responds to grumbles about rumbles

June 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

After an outpouring of complaints, the Minnesota Department of Transportation has decided to fill centerline rumble strips on Highway 61 in Lake and Cook counties.
MnDOT officials estimate that a few hundred individual contacts, including a petition…continue reading on twoharborsmn.com

Our View: Western ND roads are busy, so be prepared

May 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

Not long ago, there were times when western North Dakota highways were like those deserted back roads you see in movies, where a car driving into sunset could look out onto the horizon and see nothingness for miles on end.
Those times are gone for m…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Rock County approves $4 million bond for roads, bridges

March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

LUVERNE — Rock County Commissioners unanimously approved a $4 million bonding project following a public hearing in Luverne Tuesday and will dedicate the funds toward improving roads and bridges.
“Every Rock County Commissioner will tell you the…continue reading on dglobe.com

Rock County approves $4 million bond for roads, bridges

March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

LUVERNE — Rock County Commissioners unanimously approved a $4 million bonding project following a public hearing in Luverne Tuesday and will dedicate the funds toward improving roads and bridges.
“Every Rock County Commissioner will tell you the…continue reading on dglobe.com

Keeping up with Mother Nature

February 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

City, county and state deal with overtime hours as workers clear streets, roads

WORTHINGTON — Frequent snow showers and high winds that lead to drifting have kept city, county and state road crews busy this winter to ensure a safe driving surfac…continue reading on dglobe.com

Growing pains: JDA hosts round table to discuss growth concerns

February 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

KILLDEER — Infrastructure, housing, child care and how to deal with growing schools were three of the biggest issues leaders of Dunn County and its cities brought to a round table discussion Saturday afternoon.
Organized by the Dunn County Jobs De…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com