2018 Construction Projects

This page contains information about the many important projects impacting residents, businesses, and visitors to the City of Horace.  Below are project status summaries for active projects this calendar year.  The Road Report is updated weekly on Fridays from the start of the spring construction season, through Labor Day.  You can also sign up for alerts when there are major road closures or detours by using the Construction Notify Me feature.
City Construction

Street Construction

Description Status Target Completion
8th Ave Extension for Truck Route
Preliminary Engineering Report
Planning to install a new street to accommodate a truck route for local commercial traffic to reduce load on residential streets.   Aggregate base, 6" overlay, striping of 24' top to support a truck route in commercial district.  Preliminary Engineering Report assembled with benefit area.  Planning and approval still in process. 2017 project delayed to 2018. 2018
Northwood and Southwood Dr Mill and Overlay
Preliminary Engineering Report
Street improvement.  Milling and 2" HBP overlay.  Preliminary Engineering Report completed.  Notice for Public Input published for July 19 closure.  Project approved but delayed to 2018 construction. 2018
Chestnut Drive mill and overlay. Chestnut drive street repair is scaled back from original design.  Preliminary design in progress to reduce cost.  Plan to present to residents for approval. 2018
Maple Lane Street and Drainage Improvements
Preliminary Engineering Report
Install concrete gutters to improve drainage and chip seal street.  Preliminary Engineering Report completed.  Project approved.  Preparing plans and specifications for 2018 construction. 2018
Pedestrian Crossing on Cass County 17 near Horace Elementary Project and engineering plans are approved.  Project solicitation and quotes planned for early 2018 for spring construction. Spring 2018
Various Crack and Fill with seal coat. Annual maintenance of existing streets.  Scope of work to be published with preliminary design. 2018

Sanitary Sewer Construction

Description Status Target Completion
Sanitary Sewer connection to Fargo Complete construction along County 17 N to Deer Creek Ave.  Complete spring 2018.
Spring 2018
Horseshoe Bend Preliminary design work to connect this development to sanitary sewer connection.  Allow development to decommission septic. 2018
Alivia's Acres Preliminary design work to connect this development to sanitary sewer connection.  Allow development to decommission septic. 2018

Water Construction

Description Status Target Completion
City Water Meter replacement Plan to purchase equipment and replacement water meters for all City of Horace water users to enable remote reading.  This project is necessary to improve the accuracy of water usage and assess costs of water delivery.
​a. Meter survey completed.  Equipment ordering and planning for installation
b. Funding approved through SRF loan and paid from water rates and Sales Tax revenue.
Spring 2018
Water supply and storage improvements Upgrades to water treatment plant and possibly a 3rd well to resolve low-flow issues.  Resolve known issues with water tower.  Evaluate cost to improve water quality 2018
Gate valve replacement Replacement of main gate valves in specific locations to improve isolation of water mains.   2018

Storm Sewer Construction

Description Status Target Completion
Horace Storm Water Policy Work has started revising the Horace Storm Water policy document similar to what is used by West Fargo.  Required by the state to have a policy in place to guide development.
Draft in review by engineers and attorneys.
Spring 2018
Chestnut, Ironwood Storm lift station upgrade Review upgrades to current storm sewer to improve capacity in high-flow rain events.  Evaluate assessment district as larger area involved in drainage. 2018