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Sioux Falls construction update

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Major work continues on 8th Street between Minnesota and Main Avenue. Utility work is being finished between Minnesota Avenue and Dakota Avenue. Curb and gutter is currently being placed between Dakota Avenue and Main Avenue. Concrete paving between Dakota Avenue and Main Avenue is set to begin sometime soon. 8th Street is scheduled to be complete in early September. Work on the alley behind City Hall is scheduled to be complete in early November.

If you take Louise Avenue here's an update on work going on there. Work is currently underway at the 90th Street intersection and areas to the south. The 90th Street intersection is set to be complete in mid-to-late July. Work will begin between 85th Street and 90th Street after the 90th Street intersection is complete. This project is scheduled to be open to traffic in November, with final project completion set for May of 2013.

Work is also underway on Cliff Avenue between Benson Road and 60th Street North. Construction is underway on the west side of street. Concrete paving is set to begin on the west side of the street between Benson Road and 54th Street North in early July. They city is planning to switch traffic onto the new pavement between Benson Road and 54th Street North and begin working on the east side of the street in late July or early August. Concrete paving on the west side of the street between 54th Street North and 60th Street North is tentatively scheduled to occur in late July or early August, with traffic in this segment being switched to the new pavement in mid-to-late August. This project is scheduled to be fully open to traffic in late November, with final project completion set for July of 2013.

Starting Monday construction crews will be working on Spencer Boulevard from Slaten Park Drive to Ronning Place. Sewer repairs need to be done along the centerline of Spencer Boulevard. The work is supposed to take 3 days. Through traffic will be allowed around the work areas when possible and temporary street closures are expected.

Starting Monday, 37th Street will be closed at the intersection of Marion Road. This will allow the contractor to connect the water main and install the storm sewer. The intersection is expected to reopen by Friday, July 13th.

The city is also giving an update on the work on Marion Road between Berkshire Boulevard to 39th Street: Construction is in progress on the west side of street. Concrete paving is set to begin on the west side of the street sometime in mid-July. The city is planning to switch traffic onto the new pavement and begin working on the east side of the street in late July or early August. This project is scheduled to be complete in early November.

Major work also continues on Cliff Avenue between 49th Street and Libby Lane. Construction is in progress in the areas that are being widened. Curb and gutter has been poured in many locations. Asphalt paving in the current work areas is also getting underway. This project is scheduled to be complete in late October.

Lane Closures are also happening on Sertoma Avenue from 57th Street to Essex Drive. Crews are working on asphalt road repairs in this area. Traffic will be maintained in both directions at all times. Traffic delays are expected. This work should be done by the end of the week.

Another spot where delays are happening is on West 18th Street between Duluth Avenue and Walts Avenue. Phase 2 is currently being worked on which involves the street closure of 18th Street from Norton Avenue to Summit Avenue. Through traffic is being detoured one block to the north and south. Traffic delays are expected. This entire project is scheduled to be done at the end of this week on July 13th.

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