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7th Avenue & Oak Street North Improvements


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Start: Spring 2022

Estimated Completion: Fall 2022

Project Overview:

Construction activities include the removal and replacement of the existing water main, sanitary sewer repairs, upgrades to the storm sewer system, new asphalt pavement, new concrete curb and gutter, and new sidewalks and driveway aprons.

An open house format informational meeting was held Monday, November 8th, 2021, at 5:00 PM in the City Commission Room at City Hall, 225 4th Street North, Fargo. A link to the video of this meeting is available in the Project Resources section on the right side of this page.


Project Map:


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Contractor:

This project is scheduled to bid on December 8th, 2021.


Impacts:

This project will be constructed in phases to minimize local impacts as much as possible.

Project work will be split into the following phases, which may run concurrent:

  • Phase 1: 7th Avenue North from ½ Block east of 2nd Street to Elm Street - Up to 70 Days allowed for this closure.
  • Phase 1A: 7th Avenue North and Elm Street intersection - Up to 6 Days allowed for this closure.
  • Phase 1B: 2nd Street at 7th Avenue North (Lane Closure) - Up to 6 Days allowed for this closure.
  • Phase 2: Oak Street North from the BNSF Rail Road Tracks to 7th Avenue - Up to 60 Days allowed for this closure.
  • Phase 3: Oak Street North from 7th Avenue to 8th Avenue - Up to 60 Days allowed for this closure.

Timeline:

It is anticipated that construction will begin in the spring of 2022 with all roads reopened by the fall of 2022.


Funding:

This project will be funded through a combination of Waste Water Utility Funds, Water Utility Funds, Storm Utility Funds, Traffic/Street Light Utility Funds, Street Sales Tax Funds, and Special Assessments.


Purpose:

  • This stretch of roadway has aging pavement and underground utilities that have been subject to numerous unscheduled repairs through the years.
  • A cul-de-sac will also be added to the south end of Oak Street North.