The Bismarck-Mandan Metropolitan Planning Organization is completing a US Highway 83 Alternative Study in cooperation with the City of Bismarck, Burleigh County, and the NDDOT. The study area boundaries are: US Highway 83 to the west, I-94 to the south, ND Highway 36 to the north, and ND Highway 14 to the east.
The purpose of the study is to:
- Identify, evaluate, and develop viable highway alternatives along US Highway 83 north of Bismarck to best serve existing and future stakeholders within the region.
- Analyze potential new routes for regional traffic and identify operational improvements for the State Street corridor.
- Analyze anticipated outcomes of the US Highway 83 realignment on Bismarck and Burleigh County.
The Study is being conducted from October 2017 to February 2019.