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04/05/2018 01:52 PM

ND Hwy 20 in Devils Lake traffic shift

Hwy 20 will be closed April 6 from 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM as work continues on the Devils Lake Underpass project. Crews will be transitioning traffic to the east side of Hwy 20. Hwy 20 will be closed from the north side of Hwy 19 to 6 St. NE.  Traffic will be detoured according to the routes listed below and pedestrian traffic will be limited to the east side of Hwy 20.  Flaggers will be present to guide traffic to the detour route during the closure.

Detour Routes

  • Hwy 20 North Bound

    • Traffic will be detoured east onto 2 St NE, then north on 5 Ave SE, and then back west on 6tSt NE to Hwy 20.

  • Hwy 20 South Bound

    • Traffic will be detoured in the reverse of the North Bound detour. 

Traffic and Pedestrian restrictions will consist of:  

    • ND Highway 20 will be reduced to one lane from ND Highway 19 to 6 Street NE while the roadway is transitioned
    • A width restriction of 12 feet will be in place
    • Speeds reduced to 25 mph
    • Pedestrian traffic will continue on the east side of Hwy 20 from 6 St. NW to 3 St. NW. 


The Devils Lake Underpass Project has many phases that will require numerous changes to traffic and pedestrian flow patterns. Motorists should reduce speeds, follow signs and know that traffic control will frequently change throughout the duration of the project.

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 You can also find more information about the Devils Lake Project on our Facebook page


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