All hay bales must be removed from North Dakota highway rights-of-way by Nov. 1, according to the North Dakota Department of Transportation.
Any hay bales remaining on the rights-of-way after this time will be removed as directed by the district engineer. The bales need to be removed for snow management and safety reasons.
While one civilian group would like states to look at traffic engineering to control speeding, another group names North Dakota as having the best constructed highways in the nation. Drivers in Minnesota, however, are stuck in some of the worst traffic, along with California, Maryland, Michigan and Connecticut.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation, in conjunction of the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, held the first of eight regional meetings at Jamestown on Wednesday. The event was used by the DOT to inform the public of it is how it is prioritizing the road system and take input from local government leaders and residents.
WILLMAR, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation says it has opened most of the state highways in west central and southwestern Minnesota that were closed Monday because of the blizzard. According to a news release, roadways are in fair winter driving condition with some drifting snow and reduced visibility.
Forum Communications Co. report
, January 26, 2010
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