Rapid City Road Construction Updates

 City of Rapid City
Public Service Announcements

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Dakota Drive
Road Closure

Effective Monday, September 21, 2020, Dakota Drive from Canyon Lake Drive to West Main Street will be closed to the through traffic so crews can work on the storm drain. The road closure will be in place through Monday, October 12, 2020

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

Dakota Dr

Sheridan Lake Road
Traffic Restriction

Phase 2 of the Sheridan Lake Road Panel Repair Project is scheduled to begin on Monday, September 28, 2020. The south bound and center turn lanes of Sheridan Lake Road from Arrowhead Golf Course to Fairway Hills Apartments will be affected.   Traffic will be head to head in the north bound lanes and the traffic lane on both north and south bound lanes will be narrowed during construction activity. Pedestrian foot traffic will be maintained on the east side of Sheridan Lake Road.

The project is expected to take 4 weeks to complete.

If you have any questions, please call J. V. Bailey Co, Inc at (605) 343-2390.

5th Street
Traffic Restriction Lane Change

On the evening of Tuesday, September 15, 2020, the flow of traffic will be flipped to the opposite side of 5th Street. North and southbound traffic will be head to head using the west lanes of 5th Street from Saint Patrick Street to Cathedral Drive. The driving lanes of both the north and south bound lanes will be narrowed during the construction activity.

Pedestrian foot traffic will be maintained on the west side of 5th Street for phase 2 of this project.

This project is expected to take 6 weeks to complete.

If you have any questions, please call J. V. Bailey Co, Inc at (605) 343-2390.

Jane Drive
Road Closure

Effective immediately August 31, Jane Drive will be closed to through traffic between Jackson Boulevard and Janet Street. Pike at Play Excavation will be in the area working on private utilities. Please follow the designated detour route. This work should be completed by September 28, 2020.

If you have any questions, please contact Pike at Play Excavation at (605) 355-0933. 

Jane Drive

Flormann Street
Traffic Restriction

Beginning Monday, August 31 through Monday, October 5, 2020 traffic on Flormann Street will be restricted between 9th Street and Mount Rushmore Road for workers to install a water main and tie in new services.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Scott Lee at Lind-Exco, Inc. at 605-390-4284.

Flormann Street

Forest Hills Drive and Clark Street
Traffic Restrictions

Effective August 24, construction crews will begin working on Forest Hills Drive and Clark Street from the intersection of Tompkins Drive to 12th Street. In various locations, traffic will be restricted in isolated patching areas and where sidewalk and curb and gutter are being replaced. The contractor is requesting that all sprinklers are turned off. There will be no on-street parking between 6am-6pm Monday through Friday. The completion date for all work to be performed is on or around October 9, 2020.

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

Gill Avenue and Alleyway
Closed to Through Traffic

Effective Monday, August 24 through Friday, November 13, 2020, Gill Avenue and access to Gill Avenue via alleyways will be closed for sanitary sewer improvements and roadway paving.  Entrance to the alley from Mountain View Road and Jackson Boulevard will be closed behind the west side Safeway.

If you have any questions, please contact Ivy with Simon Contractors at 605-858-5390.

Gill Avenue

Tower Road
Traffic Restriction

Effective Monday, August 10, 2020, traffic will be restricted on Cathedral Drive from Mt. Rushmore Road to Regional Way and on Tower Road from Cathedral Drive to the bridge going over Mount Rushmore Road. Project includes a mill and overlay, various patching and an inlay section of the road.  Additional work includes the installation of underdrain pipe, ADA compliant sidewalk ramps, the spot repair of curb and gutter, and re-striping on the impacted roadway. During the later portion of this project there will be flaggers set up to direct the two-way traffic using a single lane. This project is expected to be completed by October 1, 2020.

If you have any questions, please contact Chris with Tru-Form Construction at 605-381-7274.

Tower Rd 8 5 2020 Tru Form

Woodlawn Drive and Downing Street
Closed to Through Traffic

Construction work has begun on Woodlawn Drive and Downing Street for replacement of the sanitary sewer.  Closures are Woodlawn Drive from Anamosa Street to Downing Street and Downing Street from Woodlawn Drive to Herman Street. Work is expected to be in place until November 20, 2020.

If you have any questions, please contact Underground Construction, LLC at (605) 824-6239.

Omaha Street and East Boulevard
Traffic Restriction

A major change to the traffic pattern at Omaha Street and East Boulevard will take effect beginning Thursday evening, July 2 through November 21, 2020.

    • Access on East Boulevard will be opened to a single lane in the north-south directions from St. Louis Street to Saint Joseph Street. The public is advised to use caution in the area as traffic patterns change.
    • Omaha Street will be restricted to one lane, each direction, in the affected area.
    • West-bound traffic on East Main Street will remain restricted to one lane in the affected area.

      Main St and East Blvd Map

    • East-bound traffic on East St. Joseph Street will remain restricted to one lane in the affected area.

      East Saint Joseph Street Map

For more information, contact Bob with Simon Contractors at 605-431-6162.

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