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.
  • Evaluate other infrastructure improvements near the State Street corridor to determine if they could help alleviate congestion.

The Study is being conducted from October 2017 to June 2019.

We want your input! Be a part of shaping the Highway 83 Alternative Study by attending in-person engagement events, subscribing to study emails, and continuing to visit the website for updates.