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Sioux Falls construction update

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Work also continues on the Russell Street Reconstruction project. This work will eventually turn Russell Street into a 6 lane street between Westport Avenue and Minnesota Avenue. Work is in progress on the westbound lanes between Westport Avenue and West Avenue. The north half of the intersection of Western Avenue and Russell Street will be closed beginning on Tuesday, May 21. The north leg of this intersection will remain closed for approximately two weeks for underground utility installation.One lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained during construction. Traffic delays are expected. Phase 1 in the westbound lanes should be done in November.

Good news that you may have noticed over the weekend. The 41st Street Concrete Repairs finished up between Kelley Avenue and Kiwanis Avenue ahead of schedule. All lanes are open to traffic. This finished up three weeks early.

Work continues in downtown Sioux Falls on the 10th Street and 11th Street. This work is a concrete joint repair project between Minnesota Avenue and 2nd Avenue. Work is in progress on both 10th Street and 11th Street. There will be separate closures of the northbound and southbound lanes on Phillips Avenue at 11th Street between May 20th and May 24th. Lanes will be closed for this work, but two lanes of traffic will be maintained at all times during construction. Traffic delays are expected. This project is expected to be complete by mid-June.

Work continues over I-229 on Solberg Avenue between 59th and 69th Street. Crews are working on constructing an overpass. Right now workers are currently installing the reinforcing steel in anticipation of pouring the bridge deck concrete within the next several weeks. Intermittent night-time closures on I-229 are possible during construction. This project is expected to be complete by mid-August.

Work continues on SD Highway 11, 57th Street, and 41st Street. This includes, full reconstruction of SD11 from 26th Street to 57th Street, widening of SD11 from 57th Street to 69th Street, full reconstruction of 57th Street from Sycamore Avenue to SD11, and full reconstruction of 41st Street from the the Harmodon Park entrance to SD11. Right now work is in progress on SD11 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. One lane of traffic in each direction is being maintained on 57th Street between Sycamore Avenue and SD11. This project is expected to be complete by late October.

6th Street Reconstruction is underway from just west of Phillips Avenue to the Big Sioux River. 6th Street is closed between Main Avenue and the Big Sioux River. Underground utility work is in progress. Work is also in progress for a new traffic signal at the intersection of 6th & Weber. 6th Street will be closed to traffic during construction, including the intersection of 6th Street and Phillips Avenue. A detour route has been set up to detour traffic to 8th Street. The intersection of 6th Street and Phillips Avenue is expected to reopen to traffic in mid-July. The entire project is expected to be complete by late September.

Work continues on the full reconstruction of the Cliff Avenue and I-90 interchange, including work on Cliff Avenue from 60th Street North to Dike Place. Work is in progress on the westbound lanes of I-90 and the southbound lanes of Cliff Avenue. One lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained on both Cliff Avenue and I-90 during construction. Traffic delays are expected. All lanes of traffic are expected to be open by mid-November. Striping, joint sealing, and landscaping will be completed in the spring of 2014.

Work also continues on the 57th Street and Western Avenue Intersection. Full reconstruction of the intersection of 57th Street and Western Avenue and widening of Western Avenue from 57th Street to Remington Place is going on. Work is in progress on the north side of 57th Street and the west side of Western Avenue. Western Avenue north of 57th Street will be fully closed beginning on Tuesday, May 28th. A signed detour route will be in place. 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 approximately three weeks beginning on May 28th. Traffic delays are expected. This project is expected to be complete by late October.

Full reconstruction of Benson Road between Marion Road and Career Avenue will start on Tuesday May 21st. Benson Road will be closed to traffic during construction. Access for local residents will be maintained. This project is expected to be complete in mid-November.

Work also continues on Kiwanis Avenue between 2nd Street and 10th Street. Concrete repairs are also being done between 10th Street and 12th Street on Kiwanis. Work is in progress on the west side of Kiwanis Avenue. 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.

Work on 60th Street North should finish this week. Work consists of an asphalt mill and overlay on 60th Street North between Minnesota Avenue and Cliff Avenue. Paving of the traffic lanes is complete. Shoulder work and striping will be in progress during the week of May 20th. 60th Street North will remain open during this work, but one lane will be closed. Traffic will be flagged through the construction zone. Traffic delays are expected. This project is expected to be complete by May 24th.

Some work will also be done on Phillips Avenue near Falls Park. Work consists of replacing the railroad bridge over Phillips Avenue near Falls Park. Work is expected to begin on Monday, May 20th. Phillips Avenue will be closed between the west Falls Park entrance and 2nd Street for the duration of the project. The west Falls Park entrance can still be accessed from the north. This project is expected to be complete by May 24th.

Work will also begin on the 4300 Block of South Cliff Avenue. Work consists of curb and gutter repairs in the 4300 block of South Cliff Avenue. Work is expected to begin on Monday, May 20th. The outside northbound lane will be closed while this work is in progress. The inside northbound lane will remain open.This project is expected to be complete by May 24th.

Concrete repairs on 18th Street should begin Monday May 20th between Minnesota Avenue and Duluth Avenue. 18th Street will be closed while the work is in progress. Traffic will be detoured to 22nd Street. This project is expected to be complete by May 31st.

Water main upgrades will be made on 12th Street at Blauvelt Avenue and Highland Avenue. Work is expected to begin on Monday, May 20th. 12th Street will be closed from Wayland Avenue to Jessica Avenue while this work is in progress. Traffic will be detoured on Cliff Avenue, 10th Street, and Jessica Avenue.This project is expected to be complete by May 29th.

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