Welcome to the the
East Main Avenue Corridor Study Website!

The City of Bismarck and the Bismarck-Mandan Metropolitan Planning Organization will be working with corridor property owners, businesses, the community, and others to envision how the corridor can best serve everyone in 2045.

Open House Video & Input Opportunities available!

Visit the Get Involved page.

Property and Business Owner Open Houses
Wednesday, November 30 | 8 – 9:30am, 11:30am – 1pm, 4:30 – 6pm

City-County Office Building, First Floor Conference Room
221 N 5th St., Bismarck, ND 58506
(Enter at 5th St. entrance, turn to the left and down the hall)

Community Workshop
Thursday, December 1 | 4:30 – 6pm

Bismarck High School, Gilbreath Auditorium Commons
800 N 8th St., Bismarck, ND 58501
(Use Avenue E entrance from the parking lot on the north side of the campus)

Traffic Analysis

The study will review historic, current, and projected future traffic to understand needs from the perspective of everyday drivers and freight.

Walking and Biking

The corridor will be reviewed for the capability and need to accommodate walking and biking.


Bis-Man Transit buses do use portions of the corridor.  The capability and need for the corridor to accommodate transit bus routes into the future will be evaluated.

Future Development

Opportunities for future development/redevelopment along the corridor will be explored.  Development interests and needs may influence street improvements.

City of Bismarck  |  Bismarck-Mandan Metropolitan Planning Organization