City of Rapid City
Public Service Announcements
East Anamosa Near Luna Avenue
Effective Sunday, December 13, 2022, Century Link will need access to manhole in the road to splice fiber. Traffic will be reduced to one lane near Luna Avenue. See the below picture for the affected area. The anticipated date of completion for this project is December 14, 2022.
If you have any questions, please contact Ryan Gustafson with Heavy Constructors Inc. at 630-945-7789.
Elm Avenue and Fairlane Drive Intersection
Effective Friday, December 2, 2022, LEi will be installing a watermain, sanitary sewer, and store sewer box culvert at the intersection of Elm Avenue and Fairlane Drive. Elm Avenue will be closed from Fairlane Drive to East Utah Street. New surfacing will be completed on the streets that are closed. Please see the below map for the detour route and affected areas. The anticipated date of completion for this project is April 14, 2023.
If you have any questions, please contact Scott Lee with LEi at 605-348-6115.
New York Street
Effective Sunday, November 13, 2022, New York Street will be closed from N. 3rd Street to E. North Street with no rerouting of traffic. The R.J. Corman Railroad Services, LLC will be working on the New York Street rail crossing. The anticipated date of completion for this project is Wednesday, November 30, 2022.
If you have any questions, please contact Corey Dillavou with Traffic Services Company at 605-716-0250.
Between 4th and 5th Street
Effective Monday, October 24, 2022, Black Hills Power will be trenching in the alley between 4th and 5th Streets to install conduits to convert overhead power lines to underground at which time the alley will be closed. Traffic may be affected from St. Joseph to Main Street due to the additional work of boring to extend new underground feeder north. See the below map indicating the boring line which is in red and the area of the alley closure. The anticipated date of completion for this project is Thursday, December 15, 2022.
If you have any questions, please contact Nathan Woods with Black Hills Power at 605-484-8801.
Road Closure/ Traffic Restriction
Effective Monday, October 17, 2022, traffic entering Sunburst Drive from Una Del Drive will be closed, which will include access to Treeline Court. Traffic entering Sunburst Drive from Wildwood Drive will be restricted until reaching Shadow Court. Residents will be notified by the Contractor with any additional restrictions. Simon will be installing new sewer mains and culverts to facilitate drainage. Work also includes realigning the roadways within the existing ROW, installation of a new asphalt pavement section, and water main replacement. See traffic control map below for affected areas. The anticipated date of completion for this project is November 23, 2023.
If you have any questions, please contact Ivy with Simon at 605-394-3300.
Effective Tuesday, October 11, 2022, a small section of Portrush Road will be closed to through traffic just east of Ainsdale Ct., while access to all homes will be maintained. LEi will be installing a waterline tie in. The anticipated date of completion for this project is December 2, 2022.
If you have any questions, please contact Scott with LEi at 605-348-6115.
Bike Path Closure
Rapid Creek Bike Path
Effective September 19, 2022, a portion of the Rapid Creek Bike Path will be closed, from Cleghorn Canyon Road to Chapel Lane. Mainline Contracting will be reconstructing sewer lines underneath the bike path. Pedestrians will be re-routed to use the curbside sidewalk along Jackson Boulevard / Highway 44. The anticipated date of completion for this project is December 2, 2022.
If you have any questions, please contact Ben with Mainline Contracting at 605-348-7068.
Omaha Street, Cambell Street
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) says work at the intersection of Omaha Street and Cambell Street in Rapid City is scheduled to begin on Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. The work will consist of adding an additional right turn lane, removal of median islands, sidewalk and storm sewer improvements, and construction of a shared-use path.
Eastbound and westbound lane closures on Omaha Street and northbound lane closures on Cambell Street will be used throughout the duration of the project. Drivers are asked to be aware of workers and drive cautiously through the work zone.
The prime contractor on the $5.6 million project is Ti-Zack Concrete Inc., of Le Center, MN. The project is scheduled for interim completion by Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, with an overall completion date for the interchange reconstruction on Friday, Aug. 4, 2023.
North LaCrosse Street
Officials with the South Dakota Department of Transportation have updated City officials on the LaCrosse Street Diverging Diamond Interchange Project. As of September 22, 2022 construction season continues, the following activities have been accomplished during the time frame of Wednesday, September 7, 2022, through Friday, June 30, 2023:
• The bridge end backfill was completed.
• The south bridge sleeper slab was placed.
• Electrical conduit for street and signal lighting continued to be installed.
• Partial curb and gutter north of the bridge has been installed.
• Additional utility work progressed north of the bridge.
• Concrete paving of the south bridge approach will be completed.
• Asphalt placement of the eastbound off-ramp and areas north of the bridge will be completed.
• The north bridge sleeper slab will be placed.
• Electrical conduit for street and signal lighting will continue to be installed.
Follow the project progress on social media and at https://www.i90lacrosseddi.com/construction.html
Saint Cloud Street, Saint Paul Street, 3rd Street
Effective Monday, March 14, 2022, R.C.S. Construction will be installing underground utilities, constructing a concrete retaining wall and performing surfacing improvements that will impact the following roads:
- Saint Cloud Street, from 5th Street to Highland Court
- Saint Cloud Street to Saint Paul Street
- The intersection of Saint Cloud Street, Saint Paul Street and 3rd Street
Detour signing will be in place to reroute traffic along 5th Street, Quincy Street, East Boulevard and Signal Drive. See attached detour map. The anticipated date of completion for this project is November 30, 2022.
If you have any questions, please contact Evan with R.C.S. Construction at (605) 342-3787.