13th Ave. E. and Ninth St. E. Intersection Improvements - District No. 2243

Ninth St E and 13th Ave E Intersection Improvement

Ninth Street E. Street Level Looking South
Ninth Street E. Street Level Looking North
Intersection of Ninth St. E. and 13th Ave. E. Looking Southeast
Intersection of Ninth St. E. and 13th Ave. E. Looking Northwest
Intersection of Ninth St. E. and 13th Ave. E. Looking Northeast
Intersection of Ninth Street E. and Seventh Ave. E. Looking Northwest

About this Project


The project consists of reconstructing and widening the 13th Avenue East and Ninth Street East intersection to accommodate dual left turn lanes in all directions. The project will also involve the addition of a northbound through lane from 13th Avenue East to Seventh Avenue East, and upgrades to outdated/undersized utilities within project limits to minimize future disruptions.

Estimated Construction Cost


  • $5.5 million

Estimated Special Assessments

Project Schedule


  • Begin Date: August 2017
  • Estimated End Date: August 2018
  • Percent Complete: 55%

Road Closures: Phase 1

Phase 1 road closures map
Ninth Street E. and 13th Avenue E. Paving

USE ALTERNATIVE ROUTES WHEN POSSIBLE. 

EXPECT DELAYS AND TRAFFIC CONGESTION DURING PAVING.


  • West Fargo High School parking lot west access (south of Seventh Avenue E.) closed May 10-June 10
  • 10th Avenue E. access to Ninth Street E. closed May 13-June 13
  • Road reduced to one lane of traffic in both directions on Ninth Street E. from 14th Avenue E. to Seventh Avenue E.
  • Eastbound and westbound interior left-turn lanes closed
  • No westbound left turn onto 7th Avenue E.
  • Intermittent east access closures along Ninth Street E.
  • Ninth Street E. sidewalks closed within project limits
  • Temporary traffic signals installed

Recommended Detour


  • To access businesses on the north side of 13th Avenue, motorists are encouraged to use 17th Street E. to access the business district's frontage road a block north of 13th Avenue.
  • To access businesses on the south side of 13th Avenue, motorists are encouraged to use 17th Street E. to access 14th Avenue a block south of 13th Avenue

Completed Work


  • Main lane concrete paving on the south side of 13th Avenue
  • 13th Avenue E. utilities and road
  • All signal bases poured
  • Ninth Street E. northbound removals from 14th Avenue E. to 10th Avenue E.
  • Subgrade preparation, fabric and gravel 14th Avenue E. to 10th Avenue E.
  • Inlets and hydrants completed 14th Avenue E. to 7th Avenue E.
  • Ninth Street E. southbound curb and gutter south of 13th Avenue E. 
Current Work
  • Ninth Street E northbound removals from 10th Avenue E. to 7th Avenue E. 
  • Subgrade preparation, fabric and gravel 10th Avenue E. to 7th Avenue E. 
  • Paving preparation from Meyer Boulevard to 7th Avenue E. 

Upcoming Work


  • Ninth Street E northbound paving, returns, curbs, sidewalks, grading
  • Ninth Street E southbound paving, returns, curbs, sidewalks, grading when northbound lanes are complete