Expect changes at the Cliff Avenue and I-90 Interchange Reconstruction project starting on Monday. The project includes 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. Here are the changes you will want to know about. Beginning on Monday, June 24th after 9:00a.m., Cliff Avenue traffic wanting to access westbound Interstate 90 will be detoured to Dike Drive with access to Interstate 90 provided from a temporary ramp connected to North 7th Avenue. Westbound I-90 traffic will be maintained on the newly constructed lanes and will transition with interstate traffic on the west end of the project. Detour signing will be placed to direct traffic onto westbound I-90. Traffic delays are expected. All lanes of traffic are expected to be open by mid-November.
Work continues on 26th Street and Sertoma Avenue. Work consists of concrete street repairs in the intersection of 26th Street and Sertoma Avenue. Work began on Monday, June 17th. Lane closures will be in place for the work, but at least one lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained during construction. Traffic delays are expected. This project is expected to be complete by mid-August.
Work will also get underway on Marion Road on Monday. Work consists of a mill and overlay on Marion Road between Maple Street and 60th Street North. Traffic will be maintained at all times. Flaggers will be flagging traffic while work is going on. Traffic delays are expected. This project is expected to be complete by late July.
Concrete repairs are also underway on Sycamore Avenue between 15th Street and 26th Street. Work got underway on Friday June 21st. One lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained at all times. Traffic delays are expected. This project is expected to be complete by mid-to-late July.
Major work continues on the SD11, 57th Street, and the 41st Street Reconstruction project. This project 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 Harmodon Park entrance to SD11. 57th Street east of SD11 has reopened to traffic. SD11 is closed between 26th Street and 57th Street. Traffic is detoured on 26th Street, Sycamore Avenue, and 57th Street. East-west traffic on 41st Street across SD11 is being maintained until work begins on 41st Street later this year. Work on 41st Street is expected to begin in early July. 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.
The Russell Street Reconstruction project continues. This project includes full reconstruction of Russell to 6 lanes (3 in each direction) 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 is still closed, and is expected to remain closed until late next week. Work is expected to begin on the westbound lanes between West Avenue and Minnesota Avenue soon. One lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained during construction. Traffic delays are happening in this area.
We should see the10th Street and 11th Street Concrete Repairs wrap up in the next week or so. This project has included concrete joint repair work between Minnesota Avenue and 2nd Avenue. Traffic delays are still expected in this area but the project is expected to be complete by late-June.
Work on 6th Street also continues in downtown Sioux Falls. This includes full reconstruction from just west of Phillips Avenue to the Big Sioux River. Work is in progress within the intersection of 6th Street and Phillips Avenue. 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 late July. The entire project is expected to be complete by late September.
Work continues on the 57th Street and Western Avenue Intersection Reconstruction project. This project includes full reconstruction of the intersection of 57th Street and Western Avenue and widening of Western Avenue from 57th Street to Remington Place. Here are the latest details of this project. Western Avenue between 57th Street and I-229 reopened to traffic on Friday night. Traffic was also switched Friday night from the eastbound lanes of 57th Street to the westbound lanes of 57th Street so work can begin on the south side of 57th Street. Work is now in progress on the south side of 57th Street and the west side of Western Avenue. Traffic is expected to be switched to the west side of Western Avenue sometime this week. Traffic delays are expected. This project is expected to be complete by late October.
A portion of the Kiwanis Avenue Reconstruction project has been finished. This entire project includes full reconstruction of Kiwanis Avenue between 2nd Street and 10th Street, and concrete repairs between 10th Street and 12th Street. Work is in progress on the west side of Kiwanis Avenue between 2nd Street and 10th Street. Work between 10th Street and 12th Street has been completed.
Also keep in mind starting Monday June 24th, the City of Sioux Falls Public Works Department will be flagging traffic through the construction zone between West Second Street and West Ninth Street along Kiwanis Avenue. Traffic will be maintained within the current northbound lane while construction crews work within the current southbound lane on sanitary sewer repairs and asphalt patching. Flagging operations will occur between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. This work will be performed intermittently throughout the week and ending on Saturday, June 29th. All work is to be completed on the project by November 22nd.
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