Grand Forks - East Grand Forks MPO Street and Highway Plan Update

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2050 Street and Highway Plan now available!

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Planning for Change & Growth

Over time, community priorities and growth patterns shift – The Street and Highway Plan reflects those changes.

This plan is part of the Grand Forks-East Grand Forks MPO Metropolitan Transportation Plan and is updated every five years. It provides an opportunity for the MPO to check in with its partners, stakeholders, and the public on existing and emerging transportation considerations.

We are dedicated to informing and including stakeholders and the public in the development this plan. If you would like to be updated on project milestones and events via email, join our mailing list.

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The Plan will Include Data Analysis & Insights on:

  • Traffic Operations
  • Complete Streets Integration
  • Safety
  • Infrastructure Maintenance
  • Future Project and Policy Prioritization & Recommendations

Grand Forks & East Grand Forks MPO Planning Area & Resources

The Grand Forks-East Grand Forks Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is an organization that serves as a forum for local governments in the Grand Forks and East Grand Forks area to establish policies and plans to deal with transportation planning in the metropolitan area.

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MPO in Action

We’ve developed a series of plans dedicated to improving the transportation of people and freight in our Planning Area.

2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan

Current Transit Development Plan

Current Bike/Ped Plan

Future Bridge Traffic Impact Study

City Partners

Grand Forks and East Grand Forks’ land use plans are also important resources as we plan for the future.

City of Grand Forks Land Use Plan

City of East Grand Forks Land Use Plans

Anticipated Plan Development Timeline

Over the next several months, we’ll be gathering data, conducting analysis, compiling public and stakeholder feedback, and developing recommendations for the next five years of street and highway updates.


  • Project Kick Off
  • Public Meeting #1
  • Public Input Opportunity
    Winter / Spring
  • 2023

  • Public Meeting #2
  • Draft Plan
  • Public Meeting #3

Upcoming Events & Engagement Opportunities

Throughout the plan development process, information about events and surveys will be posted here.

September 2023 Open House

The Forks Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) held their third and final open house to provide an update on the Street and Highway Plan Update project.

The in-person portion of the third public meeting was held on Thursday, September 21 at River Cinema. You can still review the meeting materials and add your feedback on the online meeting until October 13.

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