A mechanical failure caused a Strata Corp. dump truck to run into a ditch Wednesday afternoon in rural East Grand Forks, according to the State Patrol.
The truck was westbound on U.S. Highway 2 just east of 430th Avenue when the accident happened.
NDDOT making changes on I-29 and US 2 ”Grand Forks 1 Mile” said the sign. “Grand Forks 1 Mile” said the sign behind it. It’s not double vision. It’s state crews at work replacing old, weathered signs. The old ones will go down when crews finish installing the new ones.
MnDOT proposes longer red lights at U.S. 2 and Minn. Highway 220 Drivers may have to wait longer at the traffic lights at a busy East Grand Forks intersection. Longer-lasting red lights are among the options being considered to cure the accident prone intersection of U.S. Highway 2 and Minnesota Highway 220, local officials learned during a Tuesday meeting with regional leaders of the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Using surveyor’s instruments on a tripod, two men were measuring distances Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of U.S. Highway 2 and Grand Forks County Road 5, just outside the international airport about three miles west of the city. The men were there at the behest of an unnamed insurance company, part of what is expected to be a lot of litigation over the fatal crash at the intersection Dec. 22.Fatal crash may spur civil litigation
Highway 2 reopened from East Grand Forks to Crookston this morning. The section of Highway 2, which was closed for part of Thursday and this morning, was listed as "difficult" on the Minnesota Department of Transportation website.
At 10:39 p.m., Schuyler J. Watchorn, 25 of Walcott, N.D., was westbound on U.S. Highway 2 west of Bagley, Minn., in a 2006 Dodge Caravan. As he passed by a nearby livestock yard, he hit a cow on the roadway.
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