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07/30/2018 12:00 PM

Construction begins tomorrow on Washington Street in Grand Forks

Construction will begin tomorrow, July 31, on Washington Street (US 81) from Hammerling Ave. to 8th Ave. N in Grand Forks. Construction consists of milling, asphalt overlay and chip seal. Motorists should expect delays especially during peak travel times and should plan accordingly.

During construction:

  • Speeds will be reduced to 25 mph

  • Oversized loads will need to take an alternate route

  • A width restriction of 10-11 feet will be in place

  • Traffic will be reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction

  • Flaggers will be onsite directing traffic

  • Short delays should be expected especially during peak travel times

  • Oil may be present on the roadway 

This project is expected to be complete in mid-August. 

The NDDOT would like to remind motorists to slow down 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

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