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Fargo TV Series Returning to Film in High River February 19th, 20th and 23rd










High-River-logo-e1402092935622.jpgHigh River, AB:

Fargo S2 Productions Inc. will be in High River on February 19th, 20th, and 23rd to film an episode of the television series Fargo, which airs on the FX network.

Please see below for details on each filming location’s parking and traffic restrictions.

  • Thursday, February 19: 415 1 Street S.W. (See map attached)
    There will be no parking on 1 Street S.W. between 4 Avenue S.W. and 6 Avenue S.W.  There will also be a road closure on 1 Street S.W. between 4 Avenue S.W. and 5 Avenue S.W. between 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Friday, February 20: 400 block between 2 Avenue S.E. and 3 Avenue S.E. (See map attached)
    Crews will have parking restrictions in place and will be intermittently stopping traffic surrounding the area from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Monday, February 23: 111 3 Avenue S.W. (See map attached)
    Film crews will be directing intermittent traffic control along 3 Avenue S.W. all day between 8 a.m. – 11 p.m. Crews will also need to direct traffic westbound along 4 Avenue S.W. from 1 Street S.W. to the middle of the block between 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

    A second unit will be filming ‘pick ups’ of scenes that were missed during their first visit in January (due to the lack of snow). This unit will be directing traffic along 1 Street S.W. between 4 Avenue S.W. and 6 Avenue S.W. from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Fargo representatives appreciate members of the public abiding by the posted parking and detour signs and following traffic controllers’ instructions. All possible considerations will be made to accommodate local traffic, emergency vehicles, pedestrians and school buses, and businesses will remain open.

‘FARGO’ is a television series inspired by the award-winning Coen Brothers film of the same name. Although not focusing on the events and characters from the original movie, this story will take place in the same universe as the 1996 cult classic.

 

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