Project Update 2022-09-09

Miscellaneous cleanup and tree replacement will continue throughout the project with all work expected to be complete by September 30th

In the middle of September, modifications to the median barrier on Deadwood Avenue will be made requiring inside lane closures. This work is expected to last approximately two weeks.

This will be the last weekly update for the project.  Future notices will only be sent out should there need to be any additional disruption to normal traffic patterns.

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 at: 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.

Seeding and Erosion Blanket near Rapid Creek along Omaha Street, Rapid City, South Dakota
Seeding and Erosion Blanket near Rapid Creek along Omaha Street, Rapid City, South Dakota

Project Update 2022-09-01

Pavement markings are anticipated to be complete by the end of this week from 12th Street to Sheffer Street. Miscellaneous work and cleanup continues near the Rapid Creek Bridge. 

A temporary shoulder closure will be in place to accommodate sidewalk drain work east of Mountain View Drive on Omaha Street.

All contract work is expected to be complete by the middle of September.

In the middle of September, modifications to the median barrier on Deadwood Avenue will be made requiring inside lane closures. This work is expected to last approximately two weeks.

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.

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 at: 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.

Sidewalk Repair, Omaha Street 
Rapid City, South Dakota

Project Update 2022-08-18

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Pavement markings and sign installation from 12th Street to Sheffer Street are anticipated to be complete this week. Landscaping, soil stabilization, miscellaneous work, and cleanup continues throughout the project. 

Temporary lane closures will be in place this week near the Rapid Creek Bridge to accommodate final surface work.

Final street sweeping will take place late this week as well.  All contract work is expected to be complete by the end of August.

In early September, modifications to the median barrier on Deadwood Avenue will be made requiring inside lane closures.  This work is expected to last approximately two weeks.

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.

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 at: 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.

Grooving for Pavement Markings on Omaha Street, Rapid City, South Dakota
Grooving for Pavement Markings on Omaha Street , Rapid City, South Dakota

Project Update 2022-08-05

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Lane closures will continue to shift daily to allow for pavement joint sealing, pavement markings, and sign installation from 12th Street to Sheffer Street.  The entire roadway will be swept Friday, Aug. 5th.  Landscaping, soil stabilization, miscellaneous work, and cleanup continues throughout the project. Placement of sod is anticipated to begin this week along West Chicago Street and move east. 

All work is expected to be complete by the end of August.

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.

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 at: 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.

Overview of the Omaha Street and Mountain View Road Intersection, Rapid City, South Dakota,
Overview of the Omaha Street and Mountain View Road Intersection, Rapid City, South Dakota,

Project Update 2022-07-28

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Lane closures will continue to shift daily to allow for pavement joint sealing, pavement markings, and sign installation from 12th Street to Sheffer Street. Landscaping, soil stabilization, miscellaneous work, and cleanup continues throughout the project.  All work is expected to be complete by the middle of August.

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.

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 at: 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.

Overview of the Omaha Street and Deadwood Avenue Intersection, Rapid City, South Dakota,
Overview of the Omaha Street and Deadwood Avenue Intersection, Rapid City, South Dakota,

Project Update 2022-07-21

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Lane closures will continue to shift daily to allow for pavement joint sealing, pavement markings, and sign installation from 12th Street to Sheffer Street. This work is anticipated to be completed by the end of July. Landscaping, soil stabilization, miscellaneous work, and cleanup continues throughout the project as well and is expected to extend into the month of August.

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.

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 at: 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.

Overview of Rapid Creek Bridge, Thursday, July 21, 2022, Omaha Street, Rapid City, South Dakota,
Overview of Rapid Creek Bridge, Thursday, July 21, 2022, Omaha Street, Rapid City, South Dakota,

Project Update 2022-07-14

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Lane closures will continue to shift daily to allow for pavement smoothness grinding, joint sealing, pavement markings, and sign installation from 12th Street to Sheffer Street. This work is anticipated to be completed by the end of July. Landscaping, soil stabilization, miscellaneous work, and cleanup continues throughout the project as well.

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.

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 at: 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 Smoothness Grinding, Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Omaha Street, Rapid City, South Dakota,
Pavement Smoothness Grinding, Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Omaha Street, Rapid City, South Dakota,

Project Update 2022-07-07

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Lane closures will shift daily to allow for pavement smoothness grinding, joint sealing, pavement markings, and sign installation from 12th Street to Sheffer Street. This work is anticipated to be completed by the end of July. Landscaping, soil stabilization, miscellaneous work, and cleanup is taking place throughout the project as well.

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.

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 at: 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.

Median landscape work on Omaha Street, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, July 6th, 2022
Median landscape work on Omaha Street, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, July 6th, 2022

Project Update 2022-06-30

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Landscaping, soil stabilization, miscellaneous work, and cleanup is taking place throughout the project. Starting Tuesday, July 5, 2022, lane closures will shift daily to allow for pavement smoothness grinding, joint sealing, pavement markings and sign installation from 12th Street to Sheffer Street. This work is anticipated to be completed by the end of July.

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.

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 at: 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 median placement on West Chicago Street, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Concrete median placement on West Chicago Street, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Project Update 2022-06-23

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Concrete placement on the project will be complete this week. Median landscape work continues from Sheffer Street to Cross Street. Miscellaneous cleanup and soil stabilization work is taking place throughout the project as well.

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.

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 at: 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 median placement on Omaha Street, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Concrete median placement on Omaha Street, Rapid City, South Dakota, Wednesday, June 22, 2022