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Posted on: May 25, 2023

Public Input Opportunity for The Forks MPO Streets & Highway Plan Update on June 21st

The Forks Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will hold a 2nd open house to provide an update on the Streets and Highway Plan Update. Attendees will be asked to provide their input on potential future transportation projects in the GF-EGF metro.

Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Time: 4:00 – 6:00 PM

Location: Empire Arts Center, 415 Demers Avenue, Grand Forks, ND 58201

Project Website:

Project team members and MPO staff will be available to answer questions and receive input. There will be no formal presentation, and attendees may come and go at their convenience. Informational boards and comment forms will be available for residents to learn more about the project and submit feedback. Written comments will be accepted through July 14, 2023, and may be submitted at the open house, via mail to The Forks MPO (255 N 4th St, Grand Forks, ND 58201), or through the project website above. They may also be submitted to Teri Kouba at (701) 746-2660 or or Jason Carbee at (402) 399-1370 or


The Grand Forks-East Grand Forks Metropolitan Planning Organization provides a forum for public officials, citizens, and other interest groups to establish policies and plans to effectively deal with various metropolitan issues. The principal role of the MPO is to harmonize the activities of federal, state, and local agencies; and to render assistance and encourage public participation in the development of the metro area. The MPO is involved in community development assistance, environmental and intergovernmental coordination, and area-wide multi-modal transportation (auto, bus, bike, walking) planning and programming. 


The MPO will make every reasonable accommodation to provide an accessible meeting facility for all persons. Appropriate provisions for the hearing and visually challenged or persons with limited English proficiency will be made if the meeting conductors are notified 5 days prior to the meeting date. To request language interpretation, an auxiliary aid or service (i.e., sign language interpreter, accessible parking, or materials in alternative format), contact Stephanie Halford at the contact information above. TTY users may use Relay North Dakota 711 or 1-800-366-6888.

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