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07/18/2019 09:00 AM

Construction begins on US Highway 281 through New Rockford

Construction will begin on July 22 on US Highway 281 through New Rockford down to ND Hwy. 15. The project consists of reconstructing the frontage roads, installing storm drain along Hwy 281 as well as adding turn lanes at 17th St. NE and at the Jct. of ND Hwy. 15 along with paving throughout the project.

During construction:

  • Traffic will be detoured onto the frontage road along US Hwy 281 during the first phase of construction, then remain on Hwy. 281 for the second phase
  • Speeds will be reduced through the work zone
  • Width restriction of 14 feet will be in place
  • Flaggers and pilot cars may be present

The project is expected to be completed this fall.

The NDDOT would like to remind motorists to slow down, follow traffic control signage and use caution throughout the work zone. For more information about construction projects and road conditions throughout North Dakota, call 511 from any type of phone or visit the Travel Information Map on the NDDOT website at http://www.dot.nd.gov/travel-info-v2/.


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