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08/01/2019 09:46 AM

Construction begins next week on US 281 in Ellendale

Beginning the week of August 5, 2019, work will begin on US 281 in Ellendale, ND subcutting the roadway within the city limits. Asphalt paving work will begin shortly after all subcutting work is completed. The paving portion of the project begins north of Ellendale, ND at 96th St. S.E. to the South Dakota State Line.

During construction:

  • There will be daytime lane closures controlled by a flagger and pilot car operation
  • Speeds will be reduced
  • Please watch for workers and equipment in this area

Work is expected to be completed in October.

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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