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Fargo officials had thought the project might start this summer, but the schedule became murky after bids for work on the project started coming in higher than city officials would have liked.
Northbound lanes only will be closed overnight Wednesday, June 29, starting at 9 p.m. Southbound-only closures will happen overnight on Thursday, June 30, and Tuesday, July 5.
The section of road was closed for many weeks due to high river levels.
Detours and closures to be expected

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According to Jeremy Gorden, transportation engineer with the city of Fargo, over the next six to nine months the corridor study will eventually address the question of whether the city of Fargo should consider reverting University Drive and 10th Street back into two-way streets.
The riverbank erosion on the west side of Cass County Highway 81 is within 39 feet of the shoulder and even closer to the utility lines.
Rural type street with ditch to transform into urban road
The public is asked to report any pavement damage or buckling by calling the public works department at 701-241-1453 or Red River Dispatch Center at 701-451-7660.
Two contractors offered bids, but both were much higher than engineers' estimates.
Work should be completed by early July

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Motorists can expect a nighttime detour for a week starting June 20, and lane closures under the bridge throughout the summer.
Fargo police worked with other metro area departments, along with the use of the Highway Patrol's airplane, to target areas prone to street racing.
Paving of the roadways under the rail bridges may start as soon as this week

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