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Road Closures in Connection to Spring Construction Updates for Phase MI-5 Northeast Tieback Levee

Minot, ND – April 30th, 2024 - Phase MI-5 Northeast Tieback Levee - Construction of Phase MI-

5 is expected to start May 6th at the intersection of 3rd Street NE and 5th Avenue NE.

3rd street will be closed to through traffic starting at 6th Avenue NE from the north, and Central

Avenue from the South. The 3rd Street NE bridge will be closed and that traffic shall utilize

Broadway. 5th Avenue will also be closed at this time from 2nd Street from the west, and 4th

Street from the east. Temporary streetlights will be added to the intersection of 6th Avenue NE

and 3rd Street to help alleviate construction traffic through this roadway closure. Access to local

businesses will be signed to travel through the construction zone. It is anticipated that 3rd Street

NE will be closed to traffic through the middle of June.

Railway Avenue will continue to be closed to traffic from 3rd Street NE to 27th Street NE.

Railway Avenue will remain closed for the 2024 construction season. It is anticipated Railway

Avenue will be open to through traffic starting in the fall of 2024.

Through traffic on Railway Avenue will continue to detour south to Burdick Expressway, while

local traffic will utilize 6th Avenue NE to access residential neighborhoods north of Railway


The work on Railway Avenue and 4th Avenue NE is part of the Phase MI-5 Northeast Tieback

Levee Project, a Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project phase. Phase MI-5 includes

earthen levees, arterial road changes, a dry stormwater pond, floodwalls, a city greenway

feature, and a stormwater pump station.


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