Project Update 2021-04-07

RAPID CITY, S.D. – April 7, 2021 – The Bike Skills Park north of Omaha Street is temporarily closed through April 14, 2021, to allow crews to work on a detention pond northeast of the park. The bike path on the south side of the Bike Skills Park will be open but will not provide access to the Bike Skills Park.

Work continues on the median from the soccer field entrance to 12th Street, which includes the installation of decorative concrete, landscaping, and a pedestrian crossing at Canal Street.

Crews are progressing on foundation work in support of widening the bridge over Rapid Creek.

Removals continue on the north side of Omaha Street, from Rapid Creek west to Deadwood Avenue. Work on storm sewer has begun.

Motorists are asked to be aware of suddenly slowing and merging traffic, changing work zone locations, reduced speeds through the work zone, and construction workers and equipment adjacent to the driving lanes.

Additional information will be provided as phasing, access, and traffic control changes with the progression of the project.

Crews install colored concrete median on Omaha Street in Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, April 7, 2021.
Crews install colored concrete median on Omaha Street in Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, April 7, 2021.
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