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also involve the addition of a northbound through lane from 13th Avenue East to Seventh Avenue East, and upgrades to outdated/undersized utilities within project limits to minimize future disruptions.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 2

Phase 2 Traffic Control Map
Ninth Street. E. and 13th Avenue E. Intersection Improvement Phase 2 Traffic Control

USE ALTERNATIVE ROUTES WHEN POSSIBLE. 

EXPECT DELAYS AND TRAFFIC CONGESTION DURING PAVING.


  • Accesses along west side of Ninth Street E. closed until Friday, June 29, for paving
  • West Fargo High School parking lot west access (south of Seventh Avenue E.) closed
  • 10th Avenue E. access to Ninth Street E. closed
  • 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
  • Ninth Street E. sidewalks closed within project limits
  • Temporary traffic signals installed

Recommended Detour


  • To access businesses on the west side of Ninth Street E., use 13th Avenue E. to Prairie Parkway.
  • 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 east side of Ninth Street E.
  • 13th Avenue E. utilities and road
  • All signal bases poured
  • Ninth Street E. southbound curb and gutter south of 13th Avenue E. 
Current Work
  • Curb and gutter installation from 13th Avenue to Seventh Avenue

Upcoming Work


  • Pave Ninth Street E. from 13th Avenue to approximately 15th Avenue