Cass Highways 16 and 17 Realignment

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Cass County Highway 17 will be closed starting May 30th, 2017.

This road closure is to allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers construction of the FM Red River Diversion Inlet Structure.

This detour is expect to last through early *October when the completion of a bypass route will be complete.

*Updated Information

Construction of the Temporary bypass on Co Rd 17 is scheduled to resume. Construction of a 30 mph gravel road segment is scheduled to be completed before the middle of November. Please continue to follow posted detours until further announcement.

For more information on the planned bypass open the document(s) below:

Temporary Detours:


CR 16 and CR 17 Realignment Details

North Bound County 17 (Towards Horace & West Fargo)

Northbound CR 17 Detour

South Bound County 17 (South of Horace) 

 Southbound CR 17 Detour


CR 16 and 17 Schematic

Map Detour County Road 17

Diversion Inlet Diagram

Diversion Inlet Rendering

Diversion Inlet Markup Diagram