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City Hall – Street Impacts


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Start: July 2016

Estimated Completion: November 2018

Project Overview:

The City of Fargo is building a new City Hall and construction started in August. The construction currently impacts some Fargo streets and closes others permanently. For more information on the construction project, visit: https://www.cityoffargo.com/CityInfo/NewFargoCityHall

Current Status:

The City has demolished the old Centennial Hall downtown and broke ground for the new City Hall building in August 2016. Currently parking is restricted along 3rd Avenue east of 4th Street North. 3rd Street N is completely closed between 1st Ave. N and 3rd Ave N, so visitors must access City Hall and the Library via 4th St N.

Purpose:

The current City Hall was built in the 1960s and has reached the end of its useful life. The roof leaks and the building has poor heating, falling ceilings and an inefficient layout for employees and departments that collaborate. Plans for the new area also include a civic plaza that will connect Broadway to the riverfront via 2nd Avenue North.

Location:

Downtown Fargo between 2nd Street North and 4th Street North, and 1st Avenue North and 3rd Avenue North. The new building will be located at the north end of the current Civic Center parking lot.

Timeline:

Demolition of Centennial Hall is completed; construction of City Hall began in August 2016 and should finish in fall 2018.