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Flood Related Road Closures In Fargo To Begin Sunday and Monday

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From the City of Fargo:

Flood Related Road Closures to Begin Sunday and Monday

FARGO, N.D. (April 19, 2013) – A series of road closures and restrictions will go into effect on Sunday, April 21 and Monday, April 22. Due to the extensive number of signs and barricades that must be set up, some closures will begin on Sunday even though flood work won't begin until Monday morning.

Residents are asked to use caution and abide by all parking, closure and detour signs so flood fighting equipment can move swiftly through the following areas:

Sunday, April 21, starting at noon

  1. University Drive will be closed between 32nd Ave. N. and 40th Ave. N. (Co. Rd. 20). The road will be open to local traffic for access into the Riviera Heights mobile home park off University Drive.
  2. 36th Ave. N. will be closed between University Drive and 10th St. N. The road will be open to local traffic for access to homes on 36th Ave. N. The closure is for the hauling of material for clay levee construction. 
  3. On University Drive, south of 64th Ave. S., there will be heavy truck activity in the area due to the hauling of dirt material for clay levee construction. Speed will be reduced to 25 mph and roads may be slippery due to muddy conditions. Slow down and use caution when driving through this area.  
  4. North bound traffic will be reduced to one lane on 45th St. between 7th Ave. N. and 12th Ave. N. for the hauling of dirt material for clay levee construction. There will be heavy truck activity in the area. Speed will be reduced to 25 mph and roads may be slippery due to muddy conditions. Slow down and use caution when driving through this area. 
  5. Oak St. N. will be closed between 8th Ave. N. and 11th Ave. N. The road will be closed for the construction of a clay levee on the roadway. 
  6. Lindenwood Dr. S. will be closed between 17th Ave. S. and 3rd St. S. The road will be closed for the construction of a clay levee on the roadway.
  7. On-street parking will be restricted in the Oak Grove area for sandbag delivery and placement.  

Monday, April 22

  1. 5th St. S. will be closed between 17th Ave. S. & 24th Ave. S. starting at 8:30 a.m. The road will closed be for the construction of a Trap Bag levee along 5th St. S.
  2. On-street parking will be restricted on Elm Circle North and it will be converted into a one-way street for sandbag delivery. All traffic control will be in place by 10 a.m. 
  3. On-street parking will be restricted on Woodcrest Dr. due to sandbag delivery and placement. All traffic control will be in place by 10 a.m. 
  4. There will be on-street parking restrictions for 42nd Ave. N. and 41st Ave. N., east of 10th St. N., for sandbag delivery and placement. The entire Riverwood area will be closed to through traffic, only local neighborhood access will be available. All traffic control will be in place by 10 a.m. 
  5. On-street parking will be restricted on South River Dr., 3rd St. S., and Linden Ave. S. in the Belmont Park area due to sandbag delivery and placement. All traffic control will be in place by 10 a.m. 

This information will be available for viewing at www.FargoStreets.com.

Please visit www.cityoffargo.com/flood for current flood and volunteer information.

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