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Sioux Falls construction update

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A new project gets underway on Kiwanis Avenue on Monday. The work will be on Kiwanis Avenue between 2nd Street and 10th Street. Concrete repairs will be done on Kiwanis between 10th Street and 12th Street. One lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained during construction. Traffic delays are expected. This project is expected to be fully open to traffic by late November.

Keep an eye out for night-time closures on I-229 as construction on the Solberg Avenue Overpass project continues. This overpass is being built over I-229 on Solberg Avenue between 59th and 69th street. The steel beams have been finished over I-229. Work is now being done on the bridge deck. This project should be done by mid-August.

A big project is underway on SD Highway 11. That highway from 26th Street to 57th Street is being reconstructed. It's being widened from 57th street to 69th Street. 57th Street from Sycamore to Highway 11 is also being reconstructed and so is 41st Street from the Harmodon Park entrance to Highway 11. Right now work is underway on Highway 11 and the south half of 57th Street. SD11 is closed between 26th Street and 57th Street. Traffic is detoured on 26th Street, Sycamore Avenue and 57th Street. This entire project should be done by late October.

Work continues on the Russell Street Reconstruction project. The street is being turned into 6 lanes with 3 in each direction between Westport Avenue and Minnesota Avenue. Work on the westbound lanes between Westport Avenue and Kiwanis Avenue began on Monday, April 15th. One lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained during construction. Traffic delays are expected. This first phase should be done by November. Phase 2 in the eastbound lanes will start next year.

One spot where delays are definitely happening is 41st Street. Concrete repairs are being done between Kelly Avenue and Kiwanis Avenue. Work started on the westbound lanes on April 22nd, and work on the eastbound lanes should start in Mid-May. Two lanes of traffic will still be open in each direction, but delays are expected. The project should be done by early June.

Work also continues downtown on 10th Street and 11th Street concrete repairs. The work is being done between Minnesota and 2nd Avenue. Work started on 10th Street on April 15th, and work started on 11th Street last Thursday. Two lanes of traffic will always be open but delays are expected. This project should be done by mid-June.

Work also continues on the Cliff Avenue and I-90 interchange reconstruction project. Work started on I-90 about a week ago. The work on Cliff Avenue will start at the end of this week or early next week. One lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained on both Cliff Avenue and I-90 during construction but traffic delays are expected. All lanes should be open by mid-November.

Another spot with a lot of cones is 57th Street and Western Avenue. Full reconstruction is being done at the intersection of 57th Street and Western Avenue. Also Western Avenue is being widened from 57th Street to Remington Place. Additional turn lanes are also being added. One lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained on both 57th Street and Western Avenue during construction. However, Western Avenue north of 57th Street will be closed for three weeks sometime in May or June. Traffic delays are expected.

Work will also be done for the temporary widening of 60th Street North west of Minnesota Avenue for the Corps of Engineers to construct closure structures for the Big Sioux River Flood Control Project. The work should start Monday. 60th Street North will remain open during this work, but construction equipment will be working right next to the roadway. This should be done in 2 weeks.

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