Highway Department

The Ward County Highway Department is charged with the responsibility to construct, maintain, and operate the county road system as designated and selected by the Board of Ward County Commissioners.

Ward County Announces Replacement of Stony Creek Bridge and Temporary Road Closure

Ward County, N.D. – The Ward County Highway Department will be replacing the Stony Creek Bridge on County Road 1, located ¾ of a mile south of Highway 5. This bridge replacement will require the closure of a portion of County Road 1 which is slated to begin Monday, September 29, 2014. The road will be closed for four weeks. The road construction was previously scheduled to begin at the end of August but was delayed due to construction material availability.

County Road 1 will be closed to thru traffic between Highway 5 and 95th Street NW. The area around and including the bridge over Stony Creek will be closed to allow the contractors to replace the current bridge structure. Below is a link to the road closure map and a link to the most current Press Release

Road Closure Map
Press Release 9-19-2014