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Rapid City Road Construction Updates

 City of Rapid City
Public Service Announcements

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Wayside Drive
Road Closure

Effective Tuesday, May 26, 2020, Wayside Drive will be closed to through traffic as Iron Horse Excavating is working on a private service at 614 Wayside Drive. This work is expected to be completed on May 28, 2020.

If you have any questions, please contact Iron Horse at (605) 355-0045.

Wayside Dr Map

Kansas City Street
Street Closure

Beginning Tuesday, May 26, 2020, Kansas City Street will be closed for approximately 100 feet to the east and approximately 100 feet to the west of the intersection with East Boulevard. Simon Contractors will be doing roadway reconstruction. The project is scheduled to be completed Monday, June 8, 2020.

 If you have any questions, please contact Bob Roberts at Simon Contractors at (605) 430-6162. 

Kansas City Street Map

East Boulevard between Main Street and East Saint Joseph Street
Lane Restriction

Beginning May 13, 2020, the southbound traffic will be shifted over to the turning lane on East Boulevard from Main Street to East Saint Joseph Street as part of the utility reconstruction project. Anticipated completion is July 31, 2020.

For more information, contact Bob Roberts with Simon Contractors at 605-430-6162 or Ivy Foster with Simon Contractors at 605-430-6261.

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5th Street
Lane Restriction

Effective immediately and periodically through the month of May, the north bound driving lane of 5th street will closed between Elk Street and Fairmont Boulevard. Heavy Constructors will be completing a concrete pour for the new hospital parking ramp.  The closure will be put up and taken down several times throughout this timeframe.

If you have any questions, please contact Heavy Constructors at (605) 390-4178. 

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Lion Drive
Street Clsoure

Beginning Monday, May 11, 2020, Lion Drive will be closed to through traffic between Haines Avenue and Seahawk Drive for grading, repair and paving of the roadway and sidewalk.  The project also includes the Packer Place cul-de-sac.   Residential access will be allowed.  The project is scheduled to be completed Friday, June 12, 2020.

 If you have any questions, please contact Chris Romanjenko at Simon Contractors at (605) 415-1105. 

Lion Drive map

East New York Street
Street Closure

Beginning Wednesday, May 6 through Wednesday, May 27, 2020, East New York Street will be closed to through traffic between East Boulevard and Maple Avenue.  This closure is part of the East Boulevard/East North Street Project where water lines and storm sewer are being replaced and road and sidewalks are being reconstructed.

 If you have any questions, please contact Bob Roberts at Simon Contractors at (605) 430-6162. 

East New York Street map

Anamosa Street
Traffic Restriction

Effective Monday, May 4th, the eastbound lane of Anamosa Street will be shifted into the turn lane and back over. This work will take place between Wood Avenue and Willsie Avenue, Highmark Erectors will be working on the Black Hills Energy substation. This work is expected to be completed on May 29, 2020.

If you have any questions, please contact Highmark Erectors at (605) 718-7424.

Homestead Street and Summerfield Drive
Road Closure

Beginning Monday, May 4 through Friday, May 22, 2020, Homestead Street will be closed at the intersection with Summerfield Drive for sewer main work. Traffic can be rerouted through Conservation Way or Allison Lane to avoid the intersection. Many residential streets in the area can also be used as an alternate route.

For more information, contact Dennis Truman with Dream Construction at 605-484-3624.

Homestead Street and Summerfield Drive

Quincy Street
Closed to Through Traffic

Effective Thursday, April 16, 2020, Quincy Street will be closed to through traffic beginning at East Boulevard and ending at 1st Street for utility and roadway construction.  Anticipated completion date for this project is May 22, 2020. 

If you have any questions, please contact Bob Roberts at Simon Contractors at (605) 430-6162. 

Quincy Street Map

East Boulevard and East North Street
Traffic Restriction

Beginning Friday, April 10, 2020, East North Street from Maple Avenue to approximately Milwaukee Street will have restrictions in place in the eastbound lanes. This restriction is part of the East Boulevard/East North Street Project where water lines and storm sewer are being replaced and road and sidewalks are being reconstructed. Anticipated completion date for this project is May 26, 2020.

 If you have any questions, please contact Bob Roberts at Simon Contractors at (605) 430-6162. 

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Clifton Street
Traffic Restriction

Effective Monday, April 13, 2020, the eastbound traffic on Clifton Street will be restricted to one lane traffic from Debra Drive to 38th Street. Eastbound traffic will have a stop sign to maintain traffic flow. BTD Enterprises, LLC will be working on installing a sidewalk and a retaining wall as part of the City’s Clifton Street Sidewalk Improvements Project. The project is expected to be completed by May 26, 2020.

If you have any questions, please contact Nick with BTD Enterprise LLC at 605-646-5988. 

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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 June 30, 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 15, 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:

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 Friday, May 22, 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.

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