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Tomorrow morning, Saturday, September 1, contractors for the 13th Avenue Road Reconstruction and Infrastructure Improvement Project will open the 13th Avenue and 16th Street East intersection on the south side of the roadway, weather permitting. All 13th Avenue turning movements from the intersection will be restored.
This week crews started mainline paving operations on the westbound lanes in Fargo. Crews paved two lanes on the north side of 13th Avenue between 47th Street South and 50th Street South, along with the 48th Street South intersection. Paving operations will continue next week to pave the final lane in this section.
Traffic is currently on the south side of 13th Avenue between 47th Street S and 17th Street E in Fargo and then crosses back over to be carried on the north side of 13th Avenue between 17th Street E and 12th Street E in West Fargo. Traffic control will remain in this pattern for approximately one more week, weather permitting.
ACCESS CHANGE – Saturday, September 1
PROJECT WORK: Crews paved through the south side of the intersection
ACCESS CHANGE – Monday, August 20
PROJECT WORK: Crews worked to install new storm sewer and water main on the north side of the intersection. Paving operations have been completed and the intersection will reopen once it has reached its required strength.
TRAFFIC CONTROL – Phase 2 in West Fargo will continue until early September and phase 3 in Fargo will continue until the end of SeptemberWork zone: 13th Avenue between 45th Street S in Fargo to 12th Street E in West FargoTraffic control: Motorist are carried side-by-side on the north side of the roadway through West Fargo and carried side-by-side on the south side of the roadway through FargoOPEN:
To access commerce or travel through the area, drivers are encouraged to use alternative routes for their east-west driving.
PROJECT PHASES – As the project progresses, there will be multiple shifts in traffic control. The anticipated phase schedule is:
The purpose of the project is to replace aging infrastructure, with a goal of improving both pedestrian and vehicular safety and increasing roadway capacity through the area.
**Please remember all schedules are tentative and weather dependent.