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07/19/2019 04:23 PM

Construction of new Long X Bridge begins Monday

Construction of the new Long X Bridge on US Highway 85 south of Watford City will begin on Monday, July 22. Construction consists of bridge replacement, wildlife crossing structure, grading, guardrail and incidentals. Motorists will continue to utilize the current Long X Bridge while the new bridge is being constructed.  

During construction:

  • Speeds will be reduced
  • Flaggers and pilot car will be utilized during milling and paving operations

The project is a multi-year project with an anticipated completion date in the summer of 2021.

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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