Rapid City Road Construction Updates

 City of Rapid City
Public Service Announcements

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Entrance Closed
Stoney Creek Booster Station Entrance - Catron Blvd

Effective Monday, July 26, 2021, the entrance to the Stoney Creek Booster Station will be closed so that crews can joint seal the parking lot. The entrance is scheduled to open by August 6, 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact Ivy with Simon Contractors at 605-394-3300.

Catron Blvd 7 23 21 Simon

Traffic Restriction
Tower Road

Effective immediately, Tower Road will have a lane shift between Cathedral Drive and the bridge over Mount Rushmore Road. RCS Construction will be working on a retaining wall at the Medical Center. This work is expected to be completed by September 13, 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact RCS Construction at (605) 342-3787.

Tower Rd Cathedral Dr to Mt Rushmore Rd 7 19 21 RCS

Traffic Restriction
East North Street

Effective immediately, the east bound driving lane of East North Street will be closed from North Cherry Avenue to just short of North Cambell Street. Heavy Constructors will be working on private utilities in the area. The sidewalk on the south side of East North Street will also be rerouted during this time. Please follow designated detour routes. This work is expected to be completed by August 2, 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact Heavy Constructors at (605) 342-3152.

E North St Cherry Ave to N Campbell 7 19 21 Heavy Constr

Traffic Restriction
Highway 79 Landfill Entrance

Effective Friday, July 16, 2021, traffic will be restricted at Highway 79 within the Landfill entrance and scale areas. Simon Contracting will be performing utility upgrades and pavement restoration around and within the entrance and scale areas. Access to the Landfill will remain open, however customers should expect delays and shifting traffic patterns. The anticipated completion date for this project is December 17, 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact Eddie with City of Rapid City Engineering Services at (605) 394-4154.

Hwy 79 Landfill Entrance 7 14 21 Simon

Traffic Restriction
Fifth Street

Officials with the Rapid City, Pierre and Eastern Railroad (RCPE) have notified City officials of night work planned to repair railroad crossings at Fifth Street, part of several railroad crossings scheduled for repairs by the company this summer.

RCPE crews will be repairing the railroad crossings at Fifth Street, between Omaha Street and Main Street, Monday through Wednesday evenings, July 19, 20 and 21. Message boards notifying traffic of the work will be placed near the affected areas. Additional signage will go up around 9 p.m. each evening. City Street Department crews will collaborate with RCPE to conduct needed street repairs in the construction area, in conjunction with the work on the railroad crossings. Drivers are advised to use caution in the affected area.

Railroad crews will also be making repairs later this summer on crossings on Steele Avenue and Sheffer Street. The specific dates for those repairs will be announced by RCPE officials at a later date.

5th Street Omaha to Main St 7 14 21 RCPE Railroad

Street Closure
East Watertown Street

Effective Thursday, July 15, 2021 East Watertown Street will be closed between and including the intersections of Pine Street and Riley Avenue, for water main replacement, trenching and trenchless sewer repair, and restoring road surfacing. The anticipated completion date for this project is October 22, 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact Ben with Mainline Contracting at (605) 348-7068.

East Watertown St Pine St to Riley Ave 7 12 21 Mainline

Traffic Restriction
Elm Avenue

Effective immediately, traffic will be restricted on Elm Avenue, from East Flormann Street to East Saint Charles Street, for sidewalk repair and street repair adjacent to the roadway, including ADA upgrades and asphalt overlay. The anticipated completion date for this project is August 20, 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact Robert with Simon Construction at (605) 394-3300. 

Elm Avenue E Flormann to E Saint Charles 07 07 21 Simon

Traffic Restriction
North Mount Rushmore Road

Effective Wednesday, July 7, 2021 northbound traffic on North Mount Rushmore Road,  near the Monument Arena, will be restricted to use of the left lane only. The right lane of the northbound traffic on North Mount Rushmore Road and the north entrance to the arena will be closed for demolition and reconstruction of a new entrance. The anticipated date of completion for this project is August 7, 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact Scott with Lind Exco at (605) 348-6115. 

N Mt Rushmore Road Monument Arena Expansion 7 06 21 Lind Exco

Traffic Restriction
Rand Road & Samco Road

Effective Thursday, June 24, 2021 traffic will be restricted on Rand Road from the intersection of North Plaza Drive to South Plaza Drive and on Samco Road from the intersection of North Plaza Drive to Deadwood Avenue.  The following work will include: major crack repair, curb and gutter replacement in select areas, and new asphalt pavement. Residents and businesses affected are asked to turn off their sprinklers and refrain from parking on the street from 6 am through 6 pm Monday through Friday. The anticipated completion date for this project is July 30, 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact Melissa with J & J Asphalt at (605) 341-6262. 

Rand Road Samco Road Pavement Rehab 6 22 21 J J Asphalt

Street Closed to Through Traffic
St. Andrew Street East of Palo Verde Drive

Effective Monday, June 21, 2021, St. Andrew Street East of Palo Verde Drive will be closed for sanitary sewer, water, storm sewer and street reconstruction. The anticipated date of completion for this project is October 29, 2021.
If you have any questions, please contact Corey with Underground Construction at (605) 842-6239.

St. Andrew Street East of Palo Verde Drive 6 17 21

Road Restrictions on Saint Joseph Street
Road Closures on West Street, 12th Street, 11th Street

Effective immediately, Simon Contractors will be advancing to the next phase of their 12th Street Reconstruction Project on the above mentioned streets. Business and residential access in the project area may be delayed, however delays will be made as short as possible. If you have any questions, please contact Ivy with Simon Contractors at (605) 394-3300. 

12th Street Reconstruction West Main to Fulton Street 6 10 21 Simon

Streets Closed to Through Traffic
South Street & 7th Street

Effective immediately, Underground Construction will be replacing sanitary sewer, water lines, storm sewer and doing a street reconstruction at the following areas:

    • South Street from Mount Rushmore Road to the dead-end
    • 7th Street from South Street to Columbus Street

This project is expected to be wrapped up by November 19, 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact Corey with Underground Construction at 605-842-6239.

South Street 6 14 2021 Underground

Traffic Restriction
Flormann St, Grand Vista Ct, Kepp Ct

Effective Tuesday, June 1, 2021 Simon Contractors will be doing some street repairs and asphalt overlay in the following areas:

    • Flormann St from Grand Vista Ct to Kepp Ct
    • North Grand Vista Ct
    • South Grand Vista Ct
    • North Kepp Ct
    • South Kepp Ct

The anticipated completion date for this project is August 2, 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact Zack with Simon Contractors at 605-394-3300.

Grand Vista Kepp Ct 5 28 21 Simon

Closed to Through Traffic
Una Del Drive and Wildwood Drive

Effective Tuesday, June 1st Mainline Contracting will be installing new water, sewer, storm drainage, curb and gutter and repaving the street. The area of Una Del Drive from Sunburst Drive south to Wildwood Drive along with a small portion of Wildwood Drive at the southern intersection with Una Del Drive will be affected. Traffic is urged to use caution. The anticipated completion date is set for December 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact Ben with Mainline Contracting at (605) 348-7068.

Una Del Drive Wildwood Drive Una Del Drive Reconstruction Mainline 6 1 21

St. Joseph Street & Main Street
Downtown Parking Restriction

Effective Monday, March 8, 2021 the installation of new lighting will impact downtown parking between East Boulevard and West Boulevard on both St. Joseph Street and Main Street by sequentially blocking off portions of parking on one side of the street. This phase of the project is expected to be completed by September 1, 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact Scott with Muth Electric at (605) 341-3554.

Downtown Lighting Phase 2 03 08 21 Muth

Parkview Drive and East Elk Street
Roads Closed To Through Traffic

Effective Monday, March 1, 2021, Lind Exco will be installing new water, storm, sanitary sewer utilities, sidewalk, curb/gutter, and road surfacing at the following locations:

    • Parkview Drive from Fairmont Boulevard to East Elk Street,
    • East Elk Street from Elm Avenue to East Anaconda Road.

The above mentioned streets will be open to local traffic only until August 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact Scott with Lind Exco at (605) 348-6115.

Parkview 2 12 2021 Lind Exco

Parkview Drive, East Liberty Street, East Texas Street
Roads Closed to Through Traffic

Effective Monday, November 16, 2020, Lind Exco will be installing new water, storm, sanitary sewer utilities, sidewalk, curb/gutter, and road surfacing at the following locations:

    • Parkview Drive from East Elk Street to East Centennial Street,
    • East Liberty Street from Maple Avenue to Michigan Avenue,
    • East Texas Street from Maple Avenue to Parkview Drive.

The above mentioned streets will be open to local traffic only until August 2, 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact Scott with Lind Exco at (605) 348-6115.

Parkview 11 13 20

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