Water, sewer and water tower development in the Jamestown Regional Medical Center area was again on the mayor’s agenda at the City Council’s Public Works Committee meeting Thursday.
Mayor Clarice Liechty wanted to know about a second water line going to the North Dakota State Hospital. City Administrator Jeff Fuchs said city staff didn’t know anything about it. Councilman Ken Schulz, who is the chief operating officer for the State Hospital, said the State Hospital has hired Interstate Engineering to design one.
The Jamestown Planning Commission forwarded a request to bore a water line under Interstate 94 to the Jamestown City Council with a do-pass recommendation, according to Harley Trefz, chairman of the commission. The commission met Monday morning.
Installation of traffic control devices at the Medina, N.D., interchange on Interstate 94 (exit 230) began this week. A detour will be put in place early Monday morning and will remain in place until construction is completed.
Water has receded on the westbound roadway of Interstate 94, eight miles west of Jamestown near the Lippert Interchange (exit 248), with traffic speeds returned to normal, according to the state Department of Transportation.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation has issued a no-travel advisory for light vehicles which includes cars and light duty pickups on Interstate 94, approximately two miles east of Steele, in both eastbound and westbound roadways due to flooding.
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