City of West Fargo, ND

12th Avenue North Cooperative Corridor & Environmental Study

West Fargo, ND

The 12th Avenue North corridor from 45th Street to County Road 19 was a two-lane rural roadway. The project was selected by Metro COG to be the first local project completed as a consolidated planning study/environmental document (Documented CatEx)/design project. Benesch was selected to complete the project from the planning elements to final design and bid plans. The project includes reconstructing 2.6 miles of 12th Avenue North to a concrete 3-lane urban section with curb and gutter, sidewalk, shared-use path, storm sewer, and city utility improvements. The project included recommendations to the main side road intersection that included a roundabout at 9th Street, roundabout/realignment options for CR 17, and a realignment option for CR19. The project includes a significant public involvement and local stakeholder coordination effort.

Project highlights

  • First local project as a consolidated planning study/environmental document/design project