THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Mystery Bridge update: The Horn's Ferry Bridge and others
Also: Another potential Mystery Bridge in Marion County gone by floods.
With plans wrapped up for the Historic Bridge Weekend and the events to take place in Marion County, combined with the plan t... Posted on 4/26/13 at 6:53 AM
THE NEW FORTY The speed of construction...
Dear readers, I need your assistance. I think I have observed a strange phenomenon this past week and I need to either get confirmation that my conclusion about this phenomenonis right on the money or... Posted on 10/9/12 at 9:38 PM
PRAIRIE BUSINESS $10.5 million for state airports
Federal grants totaling $10,589,676 to shore up transportation infrastructure needs in more than a dozen regional airports across the state were awarded.
For more on this story visit http://www.prair... Posted on 6/21/12 at 4:09 PM
STORM TRACKER Weather Construction
The recent devastating tornado outbreak in Alabama raises concerns about building codes. The fact is, several of the Alabama tornadoes were EF4 (166-200 mph) or EF5 (200 mph or more( and it is simply ... Posted on 5/15/11 at 10:53 AM
NDSU NEWS NDSU faculty tours Minard Hall construction zones
About 100 North Dakota State University faculty members toured the construction areas of Minard Hall Feb. 4 and saw the interior of the building for the first time since the collapse of the northwes... Posted on 2/7/11 at 12:54 PM
Consumer beware. Scams aren’t limited to door-to-door magazine sales or over-the-phone schemes. As the demand for construction work increases with North Dakota’s short season, so do those trying to take advantage of home and business owners in need of updates and repairs.
A busy construction season last year prompted Bill Andrus to waive his first choice to do some paving work at All Season Storage in the spring and go with an asphalt contractor he did not know.
RAY – Some say roads in the Oil Patch have potholes so big they could swallow your car. This could be true on U.S. Highway 2 in Ray, but a crew working to replace underground utilities fills the same potholes practically every day.
After being delayed two weeks because of a winter that didn’t want to go away, Dickinson city officials will gather Thursday to break ground on a $14.1 million public works building that will collect scattered departments and unite them on the Baler Building property.
RURAL BELFIELD — As Kurt Kordon, co-owner of Northern Plains Erosion Control LLC, was driving down the road he noticed the straw wattles — long, thin straw bales seen in the ditches and medians along the interstate — and figured the demand for them would be high with the large amount of road construction in the area.
Between planned North Dakota Department of Transportation projects and those suggested by Kadrmas, Lee and Jackson in “Dickinson 2035: Roadmap to the Future,” the city is most likely in for a lot of road construction in the near future.
In the first 11 months of 2012, Dickinson issued permits for more than $300 million worth of construction in a city trying to catch up with the droves of people coming to the Oil Patch to seek their fortune.
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