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University Dr North (32nd Ave to 40th Ave)


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Start: May 2021

Estimated Completion: Fall 2021

Current Status:

This project is scheduled to begin Tuesday, May 4th with the Phase 1A Closure & Detour in place. The Phase 1A Detour is anticipated to be in place for up to four weeks, at which time the Phase 1B Closure & Detour will be put in place. You can stay up to date on closure and detour routes via the Fargo Streets Interactive Project Map. For additional details on overall project scope and detour routes please refer to the Project Resources section on the right side of this page.


Current Closure & Detour:


BN-20-A1_Phase1A_Detour

Overall Project Map:


BN-20-A1_OverallMap

Project Overview:

This project will include the following:

  • Update University Drive (32nd Avenue North to 40th Avenue North) from a rural two-lane asphalt roadway section to a two-lane urban concrete street, including curb and gutter.
  • New storm sewer system
  • New water distribution improvements
  • New shared use path on west side of University Drive
  • New street lighting

Contractor:

Dakota Underground Co., Inc.


Impacts:

University Drive North will be closed to through traffic throughout the project. For additional details on overall project scope and detour routes please refer to the Project Resources section on the right side of this page.

The Contractor will be required to provide temporary access routes to any properties affected by closures and detours. As construction progresses, there may be changes to these temporary access routes.

Phasing:

  • Phase 1: (32nd Avenue North to Monte Carlo Drive) to be completed by mid-July 2021
  • Phase 2: (Monte Carlo Drive to 40th Avenue North) to be completed by mid-September 2021

Timeline:

Construction will begin in early May 2021 with substantial completion scheduled for mid-September.


Funding:

Federal Highway Funds and Special Assessments


Purpose:

This project is for the pavement reconstruction and utility updating along University Drive from 32nd Avenue North to 40th Avenue North. The existing street section is a rural pavement section and has exceeded its useful life.