Rapid City Road Construction Updates

 City of Rapid City
Public Service Announcements

(NEW) or (UPDATED) Public Service Announcement

 RAPID VALLEY AREA - Construction Work

Construction crews will be installing a water main along South Side Drive East of Anderson Road, Dunn Road between Anderson Road and Radar Hill Road and Radar Hill Road between East Highway 44 and Morris Lane from January 31, 2017 to August 31, 2017.  The roads will remain open to traffic at all times during the project.  If you have any questions, please contact Mainline Contracting, Inc. at (605) 348-7068. 

Baldwin Street - Street Closure (NEW)

Baldwin Street from Wedgewood Drive west to South Berry Pine Road will be closed to through traffic from March 27, 2017 to November 17, 2017 for street and utility reconstruction work.  If you have any questions, please contact R.C.S. Construction, Inc. at (605) 342-3787.

Catron Boulevard - Construction Work

Construction Crews will be working along the eastbound shoulder of Catron Boulevard, approximately a half mile east of 5th Street, for utility and site grading work from January 11, 2017 to Mid-March, 2017.  If you have any questions, please contact Lind-Exco, Inc. at (605) 348-6115.

East North Street - Traffic Restriction

Eastbound traffic on East North Street will be restricted to one lane from North La Cross Street to Spruce Street for private utility service work.  This work is expected to be completed by March 28, 2017.  If you have any questions, please contact Lind-Exco, Inc. at (605) 348-6115.

Minnesota Street - Street Closure (NEW)

Minnesota Street between Missing Ridge Road and Ridge Heights Court, will be closed from March 27, 2017 to April 3, 2017 for private utility construction.  Access for residents on Minnesota Street west of Ridge Heights Court will be via Alta Vista Drive to Middle Valley Drive to Minnesota Street.  Detour routes will be posted.  If you have any questions, please contact Iron Horse Excavating, Inc. at (605) 355-0045.

MOUNT RUSHMORE ROAD (UPDATED March 22, 2017)

Work on storm sewer continues in the Saint Anne Street to Saint Patrick Street section of Mount Rushmore Road and in Saint Francis Street from Mount Rushmore Road to the west 140-feet, up to the alley. Saint Anne Street from Mount Rushmore Road to the west 160-feet, including the alley, is tentatively scheduled to be closed March 28 through the end of April for work on storm sewer, grading and gravel, curb and gutter, paving and lighting. The closures of Saint Francis and Saint Anne streets may be intermittent during this time.

Removals on Mount Rushmore Road are complete from Saint James Street through Saint Cloud Street and are moving south. Removals through Franklin Street and the alley south of Franklin Street are tentatively scheduled for the week of April 3rd. Work on sanitary sewer has begun in Mount Rushmore Road at Saint James Street, moving south. Saint Cloud Street, from Mount Rushmore Road to the west approximately 180-feet, is tentatively scheduled to be closed for approximately one week, starting March 25, for work on sanitary sewer and water. There will be intermittent closures of Saint Cloud Street, following the work on sanitary sewer and water, for grading and gravel, curb and gutter, paving and lighting.

Business access on Mount Rushmore Road will remain open at all times. A “Temporary Pedestrian Access Route” will be maintained on the east side of Mt. Rushmore Road through the first phase of construction. Left-hand turns across traffic are discouraged to allow for continued flow of traffic.

Work continues on medians, pavement markings, retaining walls and landscaping from Kansas City Street to Saint James Street. North and south bound lanes have been reduced to one lane. The traffic control shift on the northbound lanes has been postponed to next week, due to weather. Northbound traffic will be shifted to the outside lane. Pedestrian access between Clark and South streets on the east side of Mount Rushmore Road will remain closed until sidewalk and handrail installation is completed. Temporary Pedestrian Access Routes will be maintained at Fairview and South streets. The anticipated completion date of work on the project between Kansas City and Saint James streets is May 2017.

Motorists are asked to slow down through the work zone and be prepared for: suddenly slowing, merging and stopped traffic, minor delays, loose gravel, uneven surfaces and bumps, as well as construction workers and equipment adjacent to the roadway.

Weekly progress meetings at The Rushmore Hotel are held every Wednesday at 8 a.m. for the project between Saint James and Flormann streets, and every Wednesday at 9 a.m. for the project between Kansas City and Saint James streets. Project information is available at www.mountrushmoreroad.com. For questions, the public may contact Debby Heisinger at Ferber Engineering Company Inc. by phone (605) 343-3311 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Seger Drive from the Intersection of 143rd Avenue to the
Intersection of North La Crosse Street and East Mall Drive - Street Closures

Seger Drive from the intersection of 143rd Avenue to the intersection of North La Crosse Street and East Mall Drive will be closed to traffic from March 21, 2017 to November 17, 2017 for drainage improvements and utility and road reconstruction work.  Please use an alternate route of travel.  Freeland Subdivision north of Seger Drive can be accessed via the intersection of East Mall Drive and Seger Drive.  If you have any questions, please contact Highmark, Inc. at (605) 718-7424.

Southside Drive - Construction Work

Construction crews will be working on Southside Drive between Anderson Road to Reservoir Road to install a sanitary sewer main from March 6, 2017 to June 30, 2017.  Detour routes will be posted.  If you have any questions, please contact Highmark, Inc. at (605) 718-7424.

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