Senator Hoeven's Public Events for Monday and Tuesday

MINOT, N.D. – Senator John Hoeven will hold public events in Minot and Fargo on Monday, Aug. 19 and Tuesday, Aug. 20. The schedule is as follows.

Monday, August 19

Hoeven along with local and state leaders will cut the ribbon to dedicate the 55th Street Minot Bypass/Overpass Project. This project, which has been funded through federal, state, local and private dollars, will help reduce traffic congestion and support intermodal shipping for the growing city. Parking available northeast of new bridge on the newly paved Minot Milling access road.

8:30 a.m. CT              55th Street Bridge Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Corner of 55th Street NE and County Road 12/4th Avenue NE


Later Monday morning, Hoeven will speak at the opening ceremony for the new Enbridge Berthold rail facility. Press should RSVP to Lenell.jepsen@enbridge.com to obtain parking pass.

10:00 a.m. CT            Enbridge Berthold Rail Facility Grand Opening Ceremony

Berthold Rail Phase I Facility

Left turn off of Highway 2 before railroad tracks; parking available after railroad tracks; obtain parking pass from Enbridge 


Monday afternoon, Hoeven will speak at a ribbon cutting ceremony to dedicate the newly constructed VA Surgical Suite at the Fargo VA Health Care System.

2:30 p.m. CT             Fargo VA Surgical Suite Dedication 

Fargo VA Health Care System

Outdoors, West Side of Medical Center

2101 North Elm

Tuesday, August 20

On Tuesday, Hoeven and the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce will host the annual State of Technology conference, a business technology conference featuring keynote addresses by Tami Reller, executive vice president of Microsoft’s marketing group, and Doug Burgum, founder of Great Plains Software. The event will showcase some of the cutting-edge technologies being developed in North Dakota to drive growth in diverse industries, including energy, agriculture, information technology, health care, manufacturing and other growing business sectors. The senator will deliver remarks at 11:00 a.m. to begin the conference. Prior to the start of the technology conference, the senator and keynote speakers will hold a press conference.

10:30 a.m. CT            State of Technology Press Conference

Brahms Meeting Room

Ramada Plaza Fargo Hotel and Conference Center

1635 42nd Street South


11:00 a.m. CT            State of Technology Conference Opening Session

Ramada Plaza Fargo Hotel and Conference Center

1635 42nd Street South