City of Moorhead awarded $62 million for 11th Street railroad underpass .

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The city says construction on the underpass could begin as early as 2023.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The City of Moorhead was granted funding for a railroad underpass on 11 Street.

The Minnesota Legislature granted $110 million to the Minnesota Department of transportation, $62 million of which will be used for the underpass project in Moorhead.

Mayor Judd said, “This is a long time coming for Moorhead. The public safety concerns and traffic gridlock issues that our citizens face daily will be addressed with this project. This is a major infrastructure project that is a complete game changer for our development plans for downtown.”

The city says construction on the underpass could begin as early as 2023.

In addition to the underpass, Moorhead was given funding for a Clay County resource recovery campus, renovation of the Moorhead Readiness Center for the Minnesota National Guard and for flood mitigation statewide.