2017 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. 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 decision 2nd meeting in July. Fall 2017
Greyhawk, Dreamfields, Riverdale, Sunnyside, Woodland Circle
Preliminary Engineering Report
This project would re-surface deteriorated streets with bituminous chip seal (6 blocks and crack seal 6 blocks). Necessary to prevent further deterioration.  Preliminary Engineering Report completed.  Project on hold pending input on neighborhood upgrade to Sanitary sewer.
Chestnut Drive reconstruction. Chestnut Storm Water Lift Station upgrade
Preliminary Engineering Report
Chestnut drive street reconstruction to replace subgrade, aggregate base, 5" overlay, curb and gutter. Storm sewer upgrade to expand capacity.
​a. Estimate and scope of project being revised to reduce costs.  3 available options:  1) Full reconstruction, 2) Mill/overlay with curb fixing and storm lift station upgrade, 3) Do nothing.  Notice of Public Input published for July 19 closure.  Project decision 2nd meeting in July.
Maple Lane Street and Drainage Improvements
Preliminary Engineering Report
Install concrete gutters to improve drainage and chip seal street.  Preliminary Engineering Report completed.  Notice of Public Input published for July 19 closure.  Project decision 2nd meeting in July. Fall 2017
Adelman Addition Street Lighting Install street lighting for residents Fall 2017

Sanitary Sewer Construction

Description Status Target Completion
Sanitary Sewer connection to Fargo Impact to Wall Ave, County 17 N to Deer Creek Ave.  Project is in planning process and has not started.
a. Plans and Specs are being advertised  Bid opening July 6, 2017 @ 2:00 pm, City Hall.
b. Working on funding package.
c. Working on facility plan
November 2017
Sanitary Sewer Improvement - Lining Lift Station No. 5 Improvements
​- Lift station 4 complete.  Lift station 2 by pass 6/19 Relining scheduled for 6/20.  Lift Station 3 preparation work underway to be completed 6/23. 
​- Shop lift station upgrade due to poor condition.  
​- Contractor planning to request time extension due to Lift Station 1 challenges.
June 2017
Sanitary Sewer - Lost River and 2nd Addition New development installation.
a. Contractor continues to install sanitary sewer and services.
b. Earthwork to start shortly.
Fall 2017

Water Construction

Description Status Target Completion
Water Improvement District - Looping Impact from Wall Ave to Chestnut Dr along County 17.  Project is in planning process and has not started.
a. Contracts received from contractor
b. Agreements under legal review.  Pending update for city to issue notice to proceed.
c. Pre-construction conference scheduled June 20, 2017.
Fall 2017
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. Preliminary Engineering report design in review.
b. Funding discussion in progress
Fall 2017

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.  Target to finalize in July.
July 2017
Adelmans's Addition Drainage Reviewing the engineering recommendation to deal with water drainage in this area.  First step is to improve drainage along 76th Ave S east of County 17.  Received quotes for review.  Next step to approve contract to proceed. July 2017