BISMARCK, N.D. – Construction is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 1, on State Street and Bismarck Expressway.
On State Street, road work will begin south of Divide Avenue East to Calgary Avenue East. Traffic will be reduced to two lanes in each direction. Speeds will be reduced to 25 and 30 mph through the work zone.
In total, the State Street project will include just over 1.6 miles of work, including concrete pavement repair, signals, lighting, turn lane improvements, sidewalks, and storm sewers. Traffic signal work is expected to be completed at the end of 2023, with the overall project expected to be completed in spring 2024.
On Bismarck Expressway, work will begin just west of the Washington Street intersection to Seventh Street. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction. Speeds will be reduced to 25 mph through the work zone. Work will also begin on Washington Street in conjunction with the Bismarck Expressway project. A two-block section of Washington Street from Ivy Avenue to West Denver Avenue will be reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction. Speeds will be reduced to 25 mph through the work zone.
In total, the Bismarck Expressway project will consist of four miles of work, starting west of the Washington Street intersection to north of the Main Street intersection. Work includes new asphalt, improvements to sidewalks in accordance with the latest Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements, and improvements to median islands and signals. The project is expected to be completed this fall.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation would like to remind motorists to slow down and use caution throughout the work zone.
For more information about construction projects and road conditions throughout North Dakota, call 511 or visit the ND Roads map at travel.dot.nd.gov.
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