Road Construction Season is Here


It’s road construction season, and starting today you may find yourself seeing an alternate route.

According to the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office, Nelson Drive will be closed all day today from Fern Road to Fern Road.

Construction is scheduled to begin today on the Highway 59 bridge crossings on Highway 2 east of Erskine. Traffic is being detoured to county roads 8, 35 and 41 to McIntosh.

Out East, construction is scheduled to begin today on Highway 71 from Blackduck to the Koochiching county line. Traffic is being detoured onto Highway 72 and Highway 1, while crews complete grading and resurfacing.

Construction begins today on Demers Avenue in Grand Forks. The closure affects 6th Street to 3rd Street.

The latest road conditions can found by calling 511.


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