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Hwy. 1804 to close west of Trenton

TRENTON — The North Dakota Department of Transportation will temporarily close Highway 1804 about 4 miles west of Trenton, according to a press release.

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The highway will close Tuesday at noon so BNSF Railway crews can install a new railroad crossing. The project is expected to last two days, according to the release.

Motorists are advised to use alternate routes, including Highway 85 and Highway 200.

April Baumgarten
April Baumgarten joined the Grand Forks Herald May 19, 2015, as the news editor. She works with a team of talented journalists and editors, who strive to give the Grand Forks area the quality news readers deserve to know. Baumgarten grew up on a ranch 10 miles southeast of Belfield, where her family continues to raise registered Hereford cattle. She double majored in communications and history/political science at Jamestown (N.D.) College, now known as University of Jamestown. During her time at the college,  she worked as a reporter and editor-in-chief for the university's newspaper, The Collegian. Baumgarten previously worked for The Dickinson Press as the Dickinson city government and energy reporter in 2011 before becoming the editor of the Hazen Star and Center Republican. She then returned to The Press as a news editor, where she helped lead an award-winning newsroom in recording the historical oil boom.