Devils Lake Chamber area road reports

Staff reports

The following roadway update was released by the Public Information Officer with the Devils Lake Chamber office on Wednesday, June 1:

· Road conditions along Highway 19 are showing some soft spots in construction areas. Reduced speed limits from Devils Lake to Minnewaukan are enforced. Due to weather conditions working in construction areas is limited for today .

· BIA # 1 closed at ND Hwy 57 intersection to all traffic. BIA #1 east of BIA #4 access local traffic only (detour signs will be up). BIA # 4 closed north of BIA #6. These roads will be closed for a couple of months.

· ND Hwy 57 – Pilot cars will be operating at the intersection of Hwy 57 & Hwy 20 to the Spirit Lake Casino also pilot cars will be used from the Casino to BIA #15 (ski-jump road). ND Hwy 57 from Ft. Totten to BIA #15 (ski-jump) is open with flaggers in place.

· ND Hwy 20 – Speed limit in all construction work areas is 25 mph. Watch for debris on roadway, road is open. Contractor is removing debris flaggers are in place at intersection of Hwy 57 & Hwy 20.

· US Hwy 281 – Speed limit in construction area will be posted. Pilot cars will be used in construction zone. 10-15 minute delays.

The Chamber also offered the following reminder to drivers:?When traveling through construction zones, please do not pass other vehicles or construction equipment and be cautious of crew members standing along the roadways. Pay attention to flaggers on all roads and watch traffic signals along Highway 19; if it’s red, stop and wait for the light to turn green. Be safe and smart while traveling through these work zones. Traffic is asked to keep up with the traffic  flow behind pilot cars – this will ensure all traffic is moving at a timely manner through construction zones.

Reminder, emergency vehicles have the right of way.

For more information on the Devils Lake Basin Road Construction projects, visit the website at or email Tim at the Devils Lake Chamber of Commerce at You can also call the Devils Lake Chamber office at 701.662.4903.