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Notice

Section of 63rd Street South Closing Wednesday, May 15, at 7 a.m.

Traffic cones

Southwest Metro Improvement Projects

The North Dakota Department of Transportation Fargo District (NDDOT), Cass County, City of Fargo and City of West Fargo have improvement projects stretching from the I-94 interchange in West Fargo to the County Road 17/76th Avenue roundabout in 2019. This communication channel shares progress updates and roadway access changes for all these adjacent southwest metro work zones in eastern North Dakota.

The Southwest Metro Work Zone project teams are holding biweekly public information meetings to answer questions on all of these projects every other Friday, 9 to 9:30 a.m., at West Fargo Sports Arena. The next public meeting will be held Friday, May 10th.

Select a Zone:

West Fargo - Sheyenne Street Segment 2

Work Zone Limits:

Beaton Drive to 32nd Avenue South


Open:

  • One lane in each direction open to traffic and dedicated turn lanes where available during the bridge work at diversion channel

Closed:

  • 24th Avenue W. and Sheyenne Street intersection is closed to access Sheyenne Street. Traffic is shifted to the east side of the roadway between the Sheyenne Diversion Channel Bridge to the 26th Avenue W. intersection.
  • 32nd Avenue W. intersection traffic is shifted to the northside with one lane in each direction. Crews are working on the remaining underground and installation of permanent traffic signals in the southeast and southwest quadrants. Local access will continue to use 32nd Avenue W. and Sheyenne Street intersection to travel south to side streets.

Progress Report:

  • Coming soon!

West Fargo - Sheyenne Street Segment 3

Work Zone Limits

32nd Avenue West to 40th Avenue West


Open:

  • Local traffic will continue to use the frontage road and continue to 37th Avenue E to enter the stretch of Sheyenne Street open to local access from south of 32nd Avenue W. intersection.
  • The 40th Avenue W intersection will remain open for pedestrians and bicycle access during the road closure.

Closed:

  • Sheyenne Street south of 32nd Ave W to north of 40th Ave W, as well as one city block south of 40th Ave W intersection.
  • 38th Avenue W. is closed to thru traffic using Sheyenne Street to cross over to the west side of the roadway.
  • 40th Avenue W and Sheyenne Street intersection is closed to all traffic.

Progress Report:

  • Coming soon!

Fargo - 52nd Avenue South

Work Zone Limits:

45th Street South to 63rd Street South


Open

  • 52nd Ave S roadway and intersections between Veterans Boulevard through 63rd St S
  • 52nd Ave S and 53rd St S intersection – north and south access only
  • Veterans Boulevard and 45th St S intersections

Closed

  • Full 52nd Avenue South road between west of 45th St S to east of Veterans Boulevard intersection
  • 52nd Ave S and 47th intersection

Progress Report

The next 52nd Avenue closure will extend the work zone from west of the Veterans Blvd intersection to east of 63rd St S. Work is anticipated to begin in this phase in mid-June. Project phases anticipate the east side of the work zone over Drain 27 to open to one driving lane in each direction to 45th Street South intersection by mid-August. Both are weather and road condition permitting.

Fargo - 63rd Street South Drain Crossing

Work Zone Limits

  • 63rd Street South between 53rd Ave S to the new elementary school campus.

Open

During the short-term closure, neighborhood access will be at the south Deer Creek entrance. The posted detour route will be:

  • Westbound 52nd Avenue South to the Sheyenne Street roundabout
  • South on Sheyenne Street/County Road 17 to Deer Creek Parkway South

Closed

To complete the drainage project safely and as quickly as possible, crews will fully close 63rd Street South just north of the new elementary school.

Progress Report

This closure will begin on Wednesday, May 15, at 7 a.m. The project work is estimated to take three weeks, weather permitting. Crews will need to fully remove the roadway to install the new box culvert across 63rd Street South and then repave the roadway. This project work needs to be finished in 2019 to connect to the new pump station and ahead of the new Deer Creek Elementary School opening in August.

NDDOT - I-94 &Shyenne Street Interchange

Work Zone Limits

I-94 – half mile east and west around Sheyenne Street Interchange


Open

  • Interstate 94 traffic is currently head-to-head over Sheyenne Street on the westbound bridge.
  • All interchange ramps are open for entering and exiting interstate traffic.

Closed

  • Interstate 94 eastbound bridge.

Progress Report

  • Coming soon!

Cass County - CR 17/76th Avenue South Intersection

Work Zone Limits

Cass County Road 17 (CR 17) and 76th Ave S/CR 6 intersection along with a small section of 76th Avenue South just north of the new elementary school.


Open

  • Posted detour route from County Road 17 is:
    • Northbound Traffic: West on Wall Ave W > north on 81st St S > east on 64th Ave S
    • Southbound Traffic: West on 64th Ave S > south on 81st St S > east on Wall Ave W
  • Traffic control: Temporary stop signs will be added on crossing routes to let detour traffic run without stopping.
  • Residential access at the intersection will be maintained to east in first phase and by use of the new frontage road north to CR 17 in second phase

Closed

  • County Road 17/76th Avenue South intersection is fully closed to traffic

Progress Report

  • The County is monitoring the detour roadway conditions and the contractor will maintain as necessary. The improvements include preparing and shaping the existing surface, applying additional aggregate surfacing, stabilizing the aggregate surfacing and applying a dust suppressant.

Project Timelines

  • County Road 17 & 76th Avenue South Roundabout: slated to be open to traffic by mid-August.
  • 76th Avenue South: slated completion date is the end of October

For More Info:

info@southwestmetroworkzones.com