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Notice

52nd Avenue: Veterans and 63rd Street intersections to close Thursday, June 20 at 8 a.m.

Notice

Public info meeting Friday, July 19, from 9-9:30 a.m at the West Fargo Sports Arena.

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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, June 21st. Project engineers will also be LIVE on the City of West Fargo’s Facebook page at 9:15 a.m. during the public meeting to answer your questions.

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 is nearing completion with crews working on median paving, curb and gutter, along with street lights over the next few weeks. Lanes will be shifting through the intersection based on project needs. Local access will continue to use 32nd Avenue W. and Sheyenne Street intersection to travel south to side streets.

Progress Report:

  • Beginning Monday, June 24, Beaton Drive is slated to close to through traffic.

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.
  • 40th Avenue W and Sheyenne Street intersection is now open:
    • OPEN: Two driving lanes for eastbound and west bound traffic with a dedicated left turn lane for westbound traffic
    • OPEN: Use of southbound Sheyenne Street toward 52nd Avenue roundabout
    • CLOSED: Northbound Sheyenne Street travel from 40th Avenue W.

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.

Progress Report:

  • Coming soon!

Fargo - 52nd Avenue South

Work Zone Limits:

45th Street South to 63rd Street South


Open

  • 52nd Avenue South from west of the Veterans Blvd intersection through Rocking Horse Road intersection
  • 52nd Avenue South and 53rd Street South intersection – north and south access only
  • A temporary bypass road was constructed at Veterans Blvd intersection and will be maintained throughout this phase of work. A single lane of traffic will be open in each direction.
  • 45th Street South, 53rd Avenue South and Rocking Horse Road intersections

Closed

  • Full 52nd Avenue South road between west of 45th Street South through Veterans Boulevard intersection, and west of Rocking Horse Road through 63rd Street South intersection
  • 63rd Street and 47th Street South intersections
  • Veterans Blvd is fully closed to traffic, but a temporary bypass road is in use.

Progress Report

  • 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.

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 were added on crossing routes to let detour traffic run without stopping.
  • Residential access at the intersection is 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

  • Crews have completed all graveling through the roundabout and will begin pouring curb and gutter this week.
  • Detour Route: 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