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Sioux Falls construction update

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Before talking about the updates on major construction projects in Sioux Falls, there are several smaller projects that could cause some delays this week.

Starting Wednesday asphalt crack leveling will begin on Shirley Avenue from 26th Street to 41st Street. Lane closures should be expected, but traffic will be maintained in all directions at all times. Traffic delays are to be expected. Luckily this work should only take a day.

Also Wednesday asphalt crack leveling will begin on 6th Street from Sycamore Avenue to Foss Avenue. Expect to see lane closures but you will be able to still get through the area at all times. Traffic delays are expected but this project should also only take one day.

Also Wednesday, asphalt crack leveling will begin on Foss Avenue from 6th Street to Arrowhead Parkway. You should also expect lane closures in this area but you will still be able to get through at all times. Traffic delays are expected but this project should only take one day.

Delays are also expected on 57th Street from Cliff Avenue to Pennbrook Avenue. On Tuesday asphalt crack leveling began. Lane closures will be happening but traffic will always be able to get through in all directions. Traffic delays are expected but this work should be done by Thursday.

On Wednesday micro-surfacing will begin on Cleveland Avenue from 18th Street to 26th Street and on 18th Street from Interstate 229 to Cleveland Avenue. Cleveland Avenue and 18th Street will be closed during the micro-surfacing operation. Traffic will be detoured to Bahnson Avenue or Southeastern Avenue. The current work on Southeastern Avenue between 18th Street and 26th Street will be complete by the time work begins on 18th Street and Cleveland Avenue. Work on these segments of 18th Street and Cleveland Avenue are expected to be complete within one day.

As you are probably aware there are several major ongoing construction projects in Sioux Falls. Here is the latest on those projects. Work continues on Marion Road between Berkshire Boulevard and 39th Street. Paving is complete on the west side of the street. Traffic is on the new pavement north of 33rd Street, and on the old pavement south of 33rd Street. Traffic won't be switched over to the new pavement south of 33rd Street for another couple of weeks. Underground utility work is in progress on the east side of the street north of 33rd Street. This project is scheduled to be complete in early November.

Another big project is on Cliff Avenue, between 49th Street and Libby Lane. The City says construction is substantially complete south of 57th Street. Work is currently in progress north of 57th Street on the east side of the street. Cliff Avenue between 49th Street and 57th Street will be closed for one day sometime in late August to finish paving the east side of Cliff Avenue north of 57th Street. This project is scheduled to be complete in late October.

You'll notice big progress being made on the 8th Street Project between Minnesota and Main Avenues. The street surfacing is complete on both sides of the street between Minnesota Avenue and Dakota Avenue, and on the north side of the street between Dakota Avenue and Main Avenue. The contractor is currently working on underground utility work on the south side of the street between Dakota Avenue and Main Avenue, as well as retaining wall construction, sidewalks, and landscaping on the remainder of 8th Street. The alley behind City Hall closed on Monday, August 20th, and will remain closed until the end of the project. Work on 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.

Work also continues on Louise Avenue between 85th Street and 95th Street. North of 90th Street, the contractor is currently working on grading and underground utilities. South of 90th Street, the contractor is currently working on placing gravel in preparation for paving. This project is scheduled to be open to traffic in November, with final project completion set for May of 2013.

Major work also continues on 14th Street between Phillips Avenue and Minnesota Avenue. The contractor is complete with underground utilities in the first phase of construction, and is working on placing gravel in preparation for paving. Paving in the first phase is expected to happen sometime in the next week or two. This project is scheduled to be complete in late November.

Work also continues on Cliff Avenue from Benson Road to 60th Street North. All lanes on Benson Road are now open to traffic. Work is now focused on the east side of the street, with grading work in progress between Benson Road and 54th Street North, and underground utility work is in progress between 54th Street North and 60th Street North. Work in the intersection of Cliff Avenue and 60th Street North is expected to begin in early-to-mid September. This project is scheduled to be fully open to traffic in late November, with final project completion set for July of 2013.

57th Street is currently closed between Sycamore Avenue and SD Highway 11. Underground utility work is in progress along 57th Street and SD Highway 11. Some grading work on 57th Street has begun. Work on SD Highway 11 between 57th Street and 69th Street is tentatively scheduled to begin in early September. Work on the north half of 57th Street and SD Highway 11 between 57th Street and 69th Street is scheduled to be complete in November of 2012. The overall project is scheduled to be complete in November of 2013.

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