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Road Dept/Engineer

Welcome to the Engineering and Road & Bridge Departments.        

Spring Load Restrictions remain in effect as of 4/15/2019.  

Download the Spring Restriction Map 

Effective 4/16/2019, the following road closures remain in effect:

- 159th Ave NW from ND200 South

- 30th St NW from 159th Ave NW East to the Yellowstone River

- 29th St NW from 159th Ave NW East to the Yellowstone River

- CR 7 approx. 1 mile northwest of CR 16

- 148th T Ave NW from 42nd St NW South 1 mile

- 42nd St NW from 148th T Ave NW East 1 mile

Please check back for updated information

Effective Monday April 15, 2019 through April 19, 2019 35th St NW west of ND58 will be closed for installation of new culverts for the Lower Yellowstone Irrigation Project.  

Detour to Richland County 140 is as follows: From 35th St NW travel south on ND58 for 2 miles to 33rd St. NW, turn right and head west on  33rd St. NW for 4 tenths of a mile to the intersection of 33rd St. NW & 162 Ave. NW, turn right onto Richland County 137 and keep on this road for 2 & 7/10 miles. Turn right again onto Richland County 353 and continue down road for another 2 miles back to Richland County 140.

Please check back for updated information

Please use the following to stay up to date with any additional restrictions.

-          You can also go to this site to sign up for email and/or text notifications for not only McKenzie county, but Williams, Billings, Dunn, Mountrail, and other participating counties.


Suhail Kanwar- Public Works Administrator/Engineer
Office: 701-444-7426

Tommy Glover, Road and Bridge Superintendent
Office: 701-444-2371
Cell: 701-580-1666

Joseph Kummer - Dust Control Foreman
Cell: 701-300-0326

Grace Demars, EIT - Engineer II
Office: 701-444-7449
Cell:  701-978-8744

Jackson Knudson, EIT- Engineer II
Office: 701-444-7450  

Omar Mohamed, EIT- Engineer II
Office:  701-444-7429
Cell:  701-978-8637

Tim Pickering, Permitting Specialist/ ND Energy Trip Permits 
General Office:  701-444-2600
Direct Number: 701-444-7427
Cell: 701-580-5416

Marsella Romero, McKenzie County Road Clerk
Office: 701.444.7436
The North Dakota Department of Transportation  will give information on State Road Restrictions and 511 Information.

For assistance filling out an overweight/oversize permit, please visit or call 701-566-5576. For questions on routes, or other information please call 701-444-7427. Thank you!

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