Rapid City Road Construction Updates

 City of Rapid City
Public Service Announcements

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Healing Way Street
Traffic Restriction

Construction on Healing Way Street between Catron Boulevard and Caregiver Circle will be starting early next week. The northbound west lane will be blocked off beginning Monday, March 30, 2020 through Wednesday, April 8, 2020.  Concrete panels are being repaired.

If you have any questions, please contact Tru-Form Construction, Inc. at 605-787-5187.

South Plaza Drive
Street Closure

Beginning Monday, March 30, 2020 a portion of South Plaza Drive from the intersection of Fountain Plaza Drive to Rand Road will be closed to through traffic for road construction. Such work will include; Asphalt Removal, Grading and Asphalt Paving. During this time, access to businesses will be maintained. The project is expected to be completed by April 27, 2020.

If you have any questions, please contact Western Construction, Inc. at (605)-718-2828.

5th Street
Traffic Restriction

Construction on 5th Street between Catron Boulevard and Stumer Road will be starting early next week. The left lane of the north bound traffic will be restricted beginning on Monday, March 30, 2020 through Wednesday, April 8, 2020.  Concrete panels are being repaired.

If you have any questions, please contact Tru-Form Construction, Inc. at 605-787-5187.

Saint Cloud Street
Traffic Restriction

Phase 2 of Saint Cloud Street construction work will begin March 24, 2020 from the intersection of Saint Cloud Street and 11th Street through the intersection of Saint Cloud Street and Summit Boulevard.  Saint Cloud Street will be open to restricted traffic throughout the duration of the construction.  Expect delays.  Anticipated end date is May 15, 2020.

If you have any questions, please call Site Work Specialists at (605) 355-0933.

Omaha Street and East Boulevard
Traffic Restriction

Beginning Tuesday, March 24 through Saturday, May 30, 2020, west bound and east bound traffic will be restricted to single lane head to head traffic at the intersection of Omaha Street and East Boulevard. For affected location, see attached map. Access to businesses will remain. Traveling public can expect intermittent delays.

This restriction is in addition to the current closure on East Boulevard and is a continuation of the utility reconstruction project for the East North Street and East Boulevard project.

For more information, contact Bob Roberts with Simon Contractors at 605-430-6162 or Ivy Foster with Simon Contractors at 605-858-5390.

Omaha and East Blvd. Intersection

West Main Street and Jackson Boulevard
Traffic Restriction

Effective Monday, March 23 through Friday, May 8, 2020, traffic at and near the intersection of Jackson Boulevard and West Main Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction as crews conduct detailed concrete joint and pothole repairs in the area.  There will be three phases with traffic lane shifts every two to three weeks. 

Drivers are advised to seek an alternate route during the construction or allow additional time to reach their destination. Message board are in place advising people using the area of the upcoming work. Access to businesses in the construction area will be maintained.

If you have any questions, contact Quentin Geddes with Ainsworth-Benning Construction at 605-642-4716.

 West Main and Jackson Blvd

 

Main Street and Saint Joseph Street
Traffic Restriction

Effective Monday, March 9, 2020, traffic on Main Street will be restricted for Phase I of the Downtown Lighting Upgrades project. Fixtures and pole replacements will progress on a block by block basis.

The work includes Main Street and Saint Joseph Street from East Boulevard to West Boulevard. The work will be completed in phases working down each side of the streets beginning on the north side of Main Street at East Boulevard and progressing west to West Boulevard and then the south side in the same fashion. Traffic will be restricted during the work and the contractor will be working on two blocks at a time. 

The work will then move to Saint Joseph Street and progress in a similar manner. The project is expected to be completed by the end of June.

 The detailed schedule is as follows:

Main Street from East Blvd. to West Blvd
North side:  3/9/2020 – 4/3/2020
South side:  4/6/2020 – 5/1/2020

Saint Joseph St. from West Blvd. to 5th St.
North side – 5/4/2020 – 5/15/2020
South side – 5/18/2020 – 5/29/2020

Saint Joseph St. from 5th St to East Blvd
North side – 6/1/2020 – 6/12/2020
South side – 6/15/2020 – 6/26/2020

If you have any questions, please contact Swiftec Inc at 605-721-2293.

DeGeest Drive
Street Closure

Effective Monday, March 2, 2020 through Thursday, April 9, 2020, DeGeest Drive will be closed to through traffic from Homestead Street to Avenue A.  Traffic will be rerouted around the construction area.  Signs will be placed for the detour route.

If you have any questions, please contact Professional Excavating Inc. (Pro-X) at (605) 480-1632. 

DeGeest Drive

East North Street and East Boulevard
Road Closure/Lane Restrictions/Detours

The next stage of the multi-year, multi-phase East Boulevard/East North Street Reconstruction Project is scheduled to begin Monday, February 17. The project is a joint venture involving the South Dakota Department of Transportation and City of Rapid City and this next phase will impact traffic on East Boulevard and Omaha Street throughout the year as different steps of the project are completed.

The first phase includes the closure of East Boulevard just north of the Omaha Street intersection to St. Louis Street. Beginning Monday, February 17, eastbound traffic on Omaha Street will be detoured to Maple Street to St. Louis Street.  Westbound traffic on Omaha Street will be detoured to Fifth Street to New York Street. This portion of the next phase of the project is scheduled from February 17 to May 28. Initially, traffic travelling east and west bound on Omaha will not be impacted.

Beginning April 1, work will move into Omaha Street at East Boulevard. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction.

Simon Contractors of South Dakota is the prime contractor for the project. Their crews are replacing the aging infrastructure including storm sewer, water, pavement and bridge surfacing.

Access to affected businesses will be maintained during the project and additional closure and detour signage will be placed in the affected areas beginning tomorrow (February 7).  The construction will not affect the bus stops for Rapid Transit Services, however buses will be adjusting their routes to accommodate the construction work.  Drivers are advised to use caution and allow additional time to navigate construction areas and travel detour routes.

East Blvd East Blvd

NORTH MOUNT RUSHMORE ROAD
FOUR-WAY STOP SIGN INSTALLATION

Effective Wednesday, December 4, 2019, as part of the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center (The Monument) expansion project, stop signs will be installed northbound and southbound on North Mount Rushmore Road at the northeast entrance to Central High School to create a four-way stop system. The duration of the four-way stop will be for approximately 3 months.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Lind-Exco, Inc. at 348-6115.

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