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North Dakota DOT Unveils Autonomous Protection Truck

In 2019, 234 work zone related crashes occurred on North Dakota highways, resulting in 64 injuries and two fatalities. To combat the issue, the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) used a grant from the Federal Highway Administration to improve work zone safety with an “autonomous impact protection vehicle.” Impact protection vehicles are usually driven......

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Green and Grey Solutions to Flood Control

In 2011 the Souris River City overtopped its bank and flooded the city of Minot, North Dakota and nearby towns. The resulting flood damaged or destroyed more than 4,000 homes and about 200 businesses and is estimated to have caused $700 million in damage. The city focused resilient rebuilding and recovering from the storm and......

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