Bismarck Streets

Bismarck Streets News - Check this link frequently for updates about changes that impact traffic on Bismarck streets including street projects, construction, road closures and more.

Construction Project Information

7th and 9th Street Pavement Rehab Project

The ND Dept of Transportation and the City of Bismarck are proposing improvements to 7th Street and 9th Street between Bismarck Expressway and Front Avenue. The proposed improvements consist of a mill and overlay of the pavement surface, replacement of non-compliant pedestrian sidewalk ramps, updated lighting systems to both roadways, and removal of the traffic signals at Arbor Avenue. Also, a new sidewalk is planned on 9th Street between Ingals Ave and Bowen Ave. Construction is anticipated in summer 2023 for these projects.

Meeting Handout

Ash Coulee Drive Reconstruction Project

The City of Bismarck will reconstruct Ash Coulee Drive between Tyler Parkway/15th St NW and Washington Street. A public input meeting was held February 16, 2022 at Horizon Middle School. Construction will occur in 2023.

Proposed Improvements to Bismarck Expressway

A public input meeting hosted by the North Dakota Department of Transportation was held March 3, 2022, at Wachter Middle School. The purpose of the public input meeting was to discuss the proposed improvements to Bismarck Expressway’s intersections with Washington Street and South 2nd Street in Bismarck. The meeting was presented by the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) and KLJ Engineering. Construction will occur in 2023.

Pedestrian Safety

  • To improve safety for children and adults crossing the roadway in high traffic areas, the city of Bismarck has begun installing curb extensions or “bump outs”, improving safety for students and their families when crossing the street. Learn more here.