Project Update 2021-09-22

RAPID CITY, S.D. – September 22, 2021 – Finish Grading on the south side of Omaha Street east of Mountain View Road is in progress.

Water installation continues on Mountain View Road with storm sewer and grading to follow.

The bridge deck overlay will continue to take place on the north half of the Rapid Creek Bridge. Approach slabs and paving will follow. A water diversion is installed on the west side of Rapid Creek. The bike path that travels under the Rapid Creek Bridge is currently closed and is anticipated to remain closed through October 2021.

The South Dakota Department of Transportation advises that bicyclists and pedestrians find an alternate route when traveling on the bike path near the Rapid Creek Bridge on Omaha Street in Rapid City. A detour from Founder’s Park at Cross Street, west to Mountain View Road, south to West Main Street and west to Rapid Creek is available but is not recommended for recreational use. Travel on this detour route provides a means to traverse the bike path through the work zone but is not intended for recreational use or consistent thru traffic. Those using the bike path for recreation are encouraged to discover, explore, and enjoy the path outside of the work zone of the project. Maps of the detour route are posted at both ends of the closure and are available on the project website.

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.

To view the entire scope of the project, with the phasing and traffic control plans as well as weekly updates, please visit the project website https://www.omahastreetreconstruct.com or the project ArcGIS Storymaps at: https://arcg.is/1yqz450. Interested persons can also follow the project on Facebook, “Omaha Street Reconstruction,” and on Twitter, “Omaha Street Reconstruction@FerbEngCo.” The public may leave a message at (605)343-3311 with any questions or concerns regarding this reconstruction project.

Concrete Overlay on the Rapid Creek Bridge, Omaha Street, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, September 22, 2021.
Concrete Overlay on the Rapid Creek Bridge, Omaha Street, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, September 22, 2021.

Project Update 2021-09-15

RAPID CITY, S.D. – September 15, 2021 – Grading and storm sewer on the south side of Omaha Street east of Mountain View Road are in progress. Paving of driving lanes and curb in the Deadwood Avenue intersection will continue as well. 

Water installation continues on Mountain View Road with storm sewer and grading to follow.

The bridge deck overlay will take place on the north half of the Rapid Creek Bridge this week and next week.  A water diversion is installed on the west side of Rapid Creek. The bike path that travels under the Rapid Creek Bridge is currently closed and is anticipated to remain closed through October 2021.

The South Dakota Department of Transportation advises that bicyclists and pedestrians find an alternate route when traveling on the bike path near the Rapid Creek Bridge on Omaha Street in Rapid City. A detour from Founder’s Park at Cross Street, west to Mountain View Road, south to West Main Street and west to Rapid Creek is available but is not recommended for recreational use. Travel on this detour route provides a means to traverse the bike path through the work zone but is not intended for recreational use or consistent thru traffic. Those using the bike path for recreation are encouraged to discover, explore, and enjoy the path outside of the work zone of the project. Maps of the detour route are posted at both ends of the closure and are available on the project website.

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.

To view the entire scope of the project, with the phasing and traffic control plans as well as weekly updates, please visit the project website https://www.omahastreetreconstruct.com or the project ArcGIS Storymaps at: https://arcg.is/1yqz450. Interested persons can also follow the project on Facebook, “Omaha Street Reconstruction,” and on Twitter, “Omaha Street Reconstruction@FerbEngCo.” The public may leave a message at (605)343-3311 with any questions or concerns regarding this reconstruction project.

Storm Sewer Installation, undercutting, and grading on Omaha Street, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, September 15, 2021.
Storm Sewer Installation, undercutting, and grading on Omaha Street, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, September 15, 2021.

Project Update 2021-09-08

RAPID CITY, S.D. – September 8, 2021 – Grading and storm sewer on the south side of Omaha Street east of Mountain View Road are in progress. The entrance to the soccer fields will be closed Friday morning for approach work. Paving of driving lanes and curb in the Deadwood Avenue intersection will continue as well. 

Water installation will continue on Mountain View Road with storm sewer to follow.

The bridge deck overlay will take place on the north half of the Rapid Creek Bridge this week.  A water diversion is installed on the west side of Rapid Creek. The bike path that travels under the Rapid Creek Bridge is currently closed and is anticipated to remain closed through October 2021.

The South Dakota Department of Transportation advises that bicyclists and pedestrians find an alternate route when traveling on the bike path near the Rapid Creek Bridge on Omaha Street in Rapid City. A detour from Founder’s Park at Cross Street, west to Mountain View Road, south to West Main Street and west to Rapid Creek is available but is not recommended for recreational use. Travel on this detour route provides a means to traverse the bike path through the work zone but is not intended for recreational use or consistent thru traffic. Those using the bike path for recreation are encouraged to discover, explore, and enjoy the path outside of the work zone of the project. Maps of the detour route are posted at both ends of the closure and are available on the project website.

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.

To view the entire scope of the project, with the phasing and traffic control plans as well as weekly updates, please visit the project website https://www.omahastreetreconstruct.com or the project ArcGIS Storymaps at: https://arcg.is/1yqz450. Interested persons can also follow the project on Facebook, “Omaha Street Reconstruction,” and on Twitter, “Omaha Street Reconstruction@FerbEngCo.” The public may leave a message at (605)343-3311 with any questions or concerns regarding this reconstruction project.

Utility Work on Mountain View Road, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, September 8, 2021.
Utility Work on Mountain View Road, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, September 8, 2021.

Project Update 2021-09-01

RAPID CITY, S.D. – September 1, 2021 – Removals on the south side of Omaha Street are in progress. Sidewalk work will continue east of Deadwood Avenue and west of the Rapid Creek bridge. Paving at various locations in the Deadwood Avenue intersection will continue as well. 

Water installation will begin on Mountain View Road this week with storm sewer to follow

Work also continues on the Rapid Creek Bridge for widening on the north side of the bridge. A water diversion is installed on the west side of Rapid Creek. The bike path that travels under the Rapid Creek Bridge is currently closed and is anticipated to remain closed through October 2021.

The South Dakota Department of Transportation advises that bicyclists and pedestrians find an alternate route when traveling on the bike path near the Rapid Creek Bridge on Omaha Street in Rapid City. A detour from Founder’s Park at Cross Street, west to Mountain View Road, south to West Main Street and west to Rapid Creek is available but is not recommended for recreational use. Travel on this detour route provides a means to traverse the bike path through the work zone but is not intended for recreational use or consistent thru traffic. Those using the bike path for recreation are encouraged to discover, explore, and enjoy the path outside of the work zone of the project. Maps of the detour route are posted at both ends of the closure and are available on the project website.

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.

To view the entire scope of the project, with the phasing and traffic control plans as well as weekly updates, please visit the project website https://www.omahastreetreconstruct.com or the project ArcGIS Storymaps at: https://arcg.is/1yqz450. Interested persons can also follow the project on Facebook, “Omaha Street Reconstruction,” and on Twitter, “Omaha Street Reconstruction@FerbEngCo.” The public may leave a message at (605)343-3311 with any questions or concerns regarding this reconstruction project.

Removal and Water Main Installation on Mountain View Road, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, September 1, 2021.
Removal and Water Main Installation on Mountain View Road, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, September 1, 2021.

Project Update 2021-08-18

RAPID CITY, S.D. – August 18, 2021 – Miscellaneous paving, curb backfill, lighting, and sidewalk work continues on the north side of Omaha Street from the soccer fields west to Deadwood Avenue. Temporary concrete will also be placed in the Mountain View intersection to connect to the existing pavement.

Sidewalk work will continue east of Deadwood Avenue and west of the Rapid Creek bridge. Paving at various locations in the Deadwood Avenue intersection will continue as well.

Work also continues on the Rapid Creek Bridge for widening on the north side of the bridge. A water diversion is installed on the west side of Rapid Creek. The bike path that travels under the Rapid Creek Bridge is currently closed and is anticipated to remain closed through October 2021.

The South Dakota Department of Transportation advises that bicyclists and pedestrians find an alternate route when traveling on the bike path near the Rapid Creek Bridge on Omaha Street in Rapid City. A detour from Founder’s Park at Cross Street, west to Mountain View Road, south to West Main Street and west to Rapid Creek is available but is not recommended for recreational use. Travel on this detour route provides a means to traverse the bike path through the work zone but is not intended for recreational use or consistent thru traffic. Those using the bike path for recreation are encouraged to discover, explore, and enjoy the path outside of the work zone of the project. Maps of the detour route are posted at both ends of the closure and are available on the project website.

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.

To view the entire scope of the project, with the phasing and traffic control plans as well as weekly updates, please visit the project website https://www.omahastreetreconstruct.com or the project ArcGIS Storymaps at: https://arcg.is/1yqz450. Interested persons can also follow the project on Facebook, “Omaha Street Reconstruction,” and on Twitter, “Omaha Street Reconstruction@FerbEngCo.” The public may leave a message at (605)343-3311 with any questions or concerns regarding this reconstruction project.

Concrete Pavement Placement, Omaha Street, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, August 18, 2021.
Concrete Pavement Placement, Omaha Street, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, August 18, 2021.

Project Update 2021-08-11

RAPID CITY, S.D. – August 11, 2021 – Miscellaneous paving, curb backfill, and sidewalk work continues on the north side of Omaha Street from the soccer fields west to Deadwood Avenue. Construction continues this week during the rally with lane configurations staying as they are currently.

Sidewalk is being placed east of Deadwood Avenue and west of the Rapid Creek bridge and will continue next week. Paving in the Southbound lanes of Deadwood Avenue will take place late this week.

Work also continues on the Rapid Creek Bridge for widening on the north side of the bridge. A water diversion is installed on the west side of Rapid Creek. The bike path that travels under the Rapid Creek Bridge is currently closed and is anticipated to remain closed through October 2021.

The South Dakota Department of Transportation advises that bicyclists and pedestrians find an alternate route when traveling on the bike path near the Rapid Creek Bridge on Omaha Street in Rapid City. A detour from Founder’s Park at Cross Street, west to Mountain View Road, south to West Main Street and west to Rapid Creek is available but is not recommended for recreational use. Travel on this detour route provides a means to traverse the bike path through the work zone but is not intended for recreational use or consistent thru traffic. Those using the bike path for recreation are encouraged to discover, explore, and enjoy the path outside of the work zone of the project. Maps of the detour route are posted at both ends of the closure and are available on the project website.

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.

To view the entire scope of the project, with the phasing and traffic control plans as well as weekly updates, please visit the project website https://www.omahastreetreconstruct.com or the project ArcGIS Storymaps at: https://arcg.is/1yqz450. Interested persons can also follow the project on Facebook, “Omaha Street Reconstruction,” and on Twitter, “Omaha Street Reconstruction@FerbEngCo.” The public may leave a message at (605)343-3311 with any questions or concerns regarding this reconstruction project.

Rapid Creek Bridge, Omaha Street, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, August 11, 2021.
Rapid Creek Bridge, Omaha Street, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, August 11, 2021.

Project Update 2021-08-04

RAPID CITY, S.D. – August 4, 2021 – Miscellaneous paving, curb and sidewalk work continues on the north side of Omaha Street from the soccer fields west to Deadwood Avenue. Construction will continue during the rally with lane configurations staying as they are currently.

Sidewalk will be placed east of Deadwood Avenue and west of the Rapid Creek bridge next week. Traffic is on the new pavement in the Deadwood Avenue intersection. Grading and storm sewer work will continue in the Deadwood Avenue Intersection followed by gravel and paving anticipated late next week.

Work also continues on the Rapid Creek Bridge for widening on the north side of the bridge. Pile driving and foundations are complete with the focus now being on bridge deck formwork. A water diversion is installed on the west side of Rapid Creek. The bike path that travels under the Rapid Creek Bridge is currently closed and is anticipated to remain closed through October 2021.

The South Dakota Department of Transportation advises that bicyclists and pedestrians find an alternate route when traveling on the bike path near the Rapid Creek Bridge on Omaha Street in Rapid City. A detour from Founder’s Park at Cross Street, west to Mountain View Road, south to West Main Street and west to Rapid Creek is available but is not recommended for recreational use. Travel on this detour route provides a means to traverse the bike path through the work zone but is not intended for recreational use or consistent thru traffic. Those using the bike path for recreation are encouraged to discover, explore, and enjoy the path outside of the work zone of the project. Maps of the detour route are posted at both ends of the closure and are available on the project website.

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.

To view the entire scope of the project, with the phasing and traffic control plans as well as weekly updates, please visit the project website https://www.omahastreetreconstruct.com or the project ArcGIS Storymaps at: https://arcg.is/1yqz450. Interested persons can also follow the project on Facebook, “Omaha Street Reconstruction,” and on Twitter, “Omaha Street Reconstruction@FerbEngCo.” The public may leave a message at (605)343-3311 with any questions or concerns regarding this reconstruction project.

Storm Inlet Installation, Deadwood Avenue, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, August 4, 2021.
Storm Inlet Installation, Deadwood Avenue, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, August 4, 2021.

Project Update 2021-07-28

RAPID CITY, S.D. – July 28, 2021 – Concrete paving continues on the north side of Omaha Street from the soccer fields west to Deadwood Avenue. Construction will continue during the rally with lane configurations staying as they are currently.

Sidewalk will be placed east of Deadwood Avenue and west of the Rapid Creek bridge. Traffic is on new pavement in the Deadwood Avenue intersection. Remainder of pavement removals will continue in the Deadwood Avenue Intersection followed by gravel and paving and will take place over the next couple of weeks.

Work also continues on the Rapid Creek Bridge for widening on the north side of the bridge. Pile driving and foundations are complete with the focus now being on wall construction and bridge deck formwork. A water diversion is installed on the west side of Rapid Creek. The bike path that travels under the Rapid Creek Bridge is currently closed and is anticipated to remain closed through October 2021.

The South Dakota Department of Transportation advises that bicyclists and pedestrians find an alternate route when traveling on the bike path near the Rapid Creek Bridge on Omaha Street in Rapid City. A detour from Founder’s Park at Cross Street, west to Mountain View Road, south to West Main Street and west to Rapid Creek is available but is not recommended for recreational use. Travel on this detour route provides a means to traverse the bike path through the work zone but is not intended for recreational use or consistent thru traffic. Those using the bike path for recreation are encouraged to discover, explore, and enjoy the path outside of the work zone of the project. Maps of the detour route are posted at both ends of the closure and are available on the project website.

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.

To view the entire scope of the project, with the phasing and traffic control plans as well as weekly updates, please visit the project website https://www.omahastreetreconstruct.com or the project ArcGIS Storymaps at: https://arcg.is/1yqz450. Interested persons can also follow the project on Facebook, “Omaha Street Reconstruction,” and on Twitter, “Omaha Street Reconstruction@FerbEngCo.” The public may leave a message at (605)343-3311 with any questions or concerns regarding this reconstruction project.

Pavement Removal in the Deadwood Avenue Intersection, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, July 28, 2021.
Pavement Removal in the Deadwood Avenue Intersection, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

Project Update 2021-07-21

RAPID CITY, S.D. – July 21, 2021 – Concrete paving continues on the north side of Omaha Street from the soccer fields west to Deadwood Avenue, including work on the U-Haul entrances, and in the Deadwood Avenue intersection

A change in traffic pattern at Deadwood Avenue is scheduled for Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Traffic will be routed to the new northbound lanes as the southbound lanes will be closed and reconstructed.

Work also continues on the Rapid Creek Bridge for widening on the north side of the bridge. Pile driving and foundations are complete with the focus now being on wall construction and bridge deck formwork. A water diversion is installed on the west side of Rapid Creek. The bike path that travels under the Rapid Creek Bridge is currently closed and is anticipated to remain closed through October 2021.

The South Dakota Department of Transportation advises that bicyclists and pedestrians find an alternate route when traveling on the bike path near the Rapid Creek Bridge on Omaha Street in Rapid City. A detour from Founder’s Park at Cross Street, west to Mountain View Road, south to West Main Street and west to Rapid Creek is available but is not recommended for recreational use. Travel on this detour route provides a means to traverse the bike path through the work zone but is not intended for recreational use or consistent thru traffic. Those using the bike path for recreation are encouraged to discover, explore, and enjoy the path outside of the work zone of the project. Maps of the detour route are posted at both ends of the closure and are available on the project website.

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.

To view the entire scope of the project, with the phasing and traffic control plans as well as weekly updates, please visit the project website https://www.omahastreetreconstruct.com or the project ArcGIS Storymaps at: https://arcg.is/1yqz450. Interested persons can also follow the project on Facebook, “Omaha Street Reconstruction,” and on Twitter, “Omaha Street Reconstruction@FerbEngCo.” The public may leave a message at (605)343-3311 with any questions or concerns regarding this reconstruction project.

Rapid Creek Bridge Widening on Deadwood Avenue, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, July 21, 2021.
Rapid Creek Bridge Widening on Deadwood Avenue, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, July 21, 2021.

Project Update 2021-07-14

RAPID CITY, S.D. – July 14, 2021 – Concrete paving continues on the north side of Omaha Street from the soccer fields west to Deadwood Avenue, including work on the U-Haul entrances, and in the Deadwood Avenue intersection

Temporary surfacing will also be placed in preparation for a traffic switch later this month.

Work also continues on the Rapid Creek Bridge for pile driving, foundations, and walls for widening on the north side of the bridge. A water diversion was installed on the west side of Rapid Creek. The bike path that travels under the Rapid Creek Bridge is currently closed and is anticipated to remain closed through October 2021.

The South Dakota Department of Transportation advises that bicyclists and pedestrians find an alternate route when traveling on the bike path near the Rapid Creek Bridge on Omaha Street in Rapid City. A detour from Founder’s Park at Cross Street, west to Mountain View Road, south to West Main Street and west to Rapid Creek is available but is not recommended for recreational use. Travel on this detour route provides a means to traverse the bike path through the work zone but is not intended for recreational use or consistent thru traffic. Those using the bike path for recreation are encouraged to discover, explore, and enjoy the path outside of the work zone of the project. Maps of the detour route are posted at both ends of the closure and are available on the project website.

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.

To view the entire scope of the project, with the phasing and traffic control plans as well as weekly updates, please visit the project website https://www.omahastreetreconstruct.com or the project ArcGIS Storymaps at: https://arcg.is/1yqz450. Interested persons can also follow the project on Facebook, “Omaha Street Reconstruction,” and on Twitter, “Omaha Street Reconstruction@FerbEngCo.” The public may leave a message at (605)343-3311 with any questions or concerns regarding this reconstruction project.

Concrete Paving on Deadwood Avenue, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, July 14, 2021.
Concrete Paving on Deadwood Avenue, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, July 14, 2021.