-January 20, 2023 Update-
DOWNTOWN PARKING STRUCTURE WORK EXPANDS JANUARY 30 WITH ENTRANCE & STAIR ACCESS CHANGES
RAPID CITY, SD—With the preconstruction phase completed, phase one work on the City’s downtown parking structure is set to begin Monday.
Effective Monday, January 30, until further notice, contractors will be working on the south side of the first and second floors of the downtown parking structure adjacent to Main Street Square. During this period, the east stair tower will be closed for reconstruction. Pedestrian access to the upper levels of the parking structure will be available by using the west stair tower.Public parking on the first floor of the structure will be accessed from the Fifth Street entrance. Access to leased and upper-level parking will be available from the Sixth Street entrance. Officials advise the public should expect periodic detours within the parking structure during this phase and throughout much of the renovation process. Drivers are advised to reduce speed and use caution around the work areas.The downtown parking structure renovation project will occur in multiple phases. The project is estimated for completion in late fall. The project includes needed repairs and renovations aimed at improving the structural integrity of the parking structure and improving the ramp’s stairwells
Updates on the project will be provided on the City’s website at https://www.rcgov.org/news/parking-structure-construction-status-11420.html
SECO Construction is the contractor on the project. Parking questions can be directed to City Parking Operations Manager Anna Gilligan at the parking hotline at 605-394-6098. Questions regarding the construction project can be directed to SECO Construction at 605-390-3634.
-January 5, 2023 Update-
The downtown parking ramp adjacent to Main Street Square will be undergoing repairs beginning January 10, 2023 and continuing through late fall 2023. Initial preparatory work will begin on Tuesday, January 10, 2023. The public should expect detours within the parking ramp starting on January 10, 2023 and continuing until Friday, January 13, 2023. Workers will be using lift equipment and traffic will be diverted around work areas with traffic control devices. Please reduce speeds and carefully maneuver around the work area as directed. This will have a minor impact on parking availability. Access will be available to the entire parking ramp during this timeframe.
Status of project will be updated regularly at this link.