Project Update 2020-11-25

RAPID CITY, S.D. – November 25 – Work this week includes asphalt paving at Cross Street and mainline concrete paving from the soccer field entrance to Canal Street. There will be no work this Thursday. Next week there will be street lighting work in the median and additional concrete tie-ins throughout the project. Access to Oshkosh Street and Cross Street is from Canal Street. Oshkosh Street is anticipated to be opened next week. Access to the Omaha Street Plaza is from 12th Street. The west entrance into Founders Park will be closed Monday, November 30 to allow for the construction of turn lanes at the intersection of Cross Street.

The middle lane on Deadwood Avenue, between Cement Plant Road and Krebs Drive, will be paved today. Sidewalk work is anticipated to start on Deadwood Avenue next week.

There is a 10-foot width restriction though the construction work zone. Business access on Omaha Street will remain open at all times. Left-hand turns onto Omaha Street are discouraged to allow for continued flow of traffic. 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 lane.

Paving on Omaha Street 2020-11-25
Paving on Omaha Street 2020-11-25

Project Update 2020-11-19

RAPID CITY, S.D. – November 19 – Work this week includes mainline concrete pours as well as concrete tie-ins at the west end of construction. The contractor is also concrete paving at the Cross Street intersection. Asphalt paving is scheduled for next week on Cross Street. Access to Oshkosh Street and Cross Street is from Canal Street. Access to the Omaha Street Plaza is from 12th Street.

Early next week traffic on Deadwood Avenue, between Cement Plant Road and Krebs Drive, will be shifted to the outside driving lanes so the middle lane can be paved. There is a 10-foot width restriction though the construction work zone. Business access on Omaha Street will remain open at all times. Left-hand turns onto Omaha Street are discouraged to allow for continued flow of traffic. 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 lane.

Omaha Street Mainline Concrete Pour in Eastbound Lanes 2020-11-18
Mainline Concrete Pour in Eastbound Lanes of Omaha Street 2020-11-18

Project Update 2020-11-12

RAPID CITY, S.D. – November 12 – Work this week includes asphalt paving at Oshkosh Street, the approach at Office Depot, and the approach at Black Hills Bicycles. Mainline concrete pour is anticipated at the end of this week. Topsoil and backfill placement continue from the east going west. Work is starting this week on the curb and gutter and fillets at the Cross Street intersection. Concrete paving is anticipated next week from Oshkosh Street to the Office Depot approach. Two-way traffic is in the westbound lanes of Omaha Street from the west end of construction to 12th Street. Access to Oshkosh Street and Cross Street is from Canal Street. Access to the Omaha Street Plaza is from 12th Street.

Traffic has been reduced to two lanes on Deadwood Avenue between Cement Plant Road and Krebs Drive. Work in this area includes pouring concrete tie-ins.

There is a 10-foot width restriction though the construction work zone. Business access on Omaha Street will remain open at all times. Left-hand turns onto Omaha Street are discouraged to allow for continued flow of traffic. 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 lane.

Project Update 2020-11-05

RAPID CITY, S.D. – November 5 – Work this week includes concrete paving tie-ins on the east end of Omaha Street and at Oshkosh Street. After concrete paving is complete there will be asphalt paving at Oshkosh Street, the approach at Office Depot, and the approach at Black Hills Bicycles. Grading and basecourse preparation is taking place west of Canal Street. Two-way traffic is in the westbound lanes of Omaha Street from the west end of construction to 12th Street. Access to Oshkosh Street and Cross Street is from Canal Street. Access to the Omaha Street Plaza is from 12th Street.

Traffic has been reduced to two lanes on Deadwood Avenue between Cement Plant Road and Krebs Drive. Work in this area includes grading, gravel placement. Concrete paving will take place this week.

There is a 10-foot width restriction though the construction work zone. Business access on Omaha Street will remain open at all times. Left-hand turns onto Omaha Street are discouraged to allow for continued flow of traffic. 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 lane.

Preparations for Paving on Deadwood Avenue 2020-11-04
Preparations for Paving on Deadwood Avenue 2020-11-04

Project Update 2020-10-29

RAPID CITY, S.D. – October 29 – Work this week includes concrete paving tie-ins on the east end of Omaha Street and at Oshkosh Street. After concrete paving is complete there will be asphalt paving at Oshkosh Street, the approach at Office Depot, and the approach at Black Hills Bicycles. Two-way traffic is in the westbound lanes of Omaha Street from the west end of construction to 12th Street. Access to Oshkosh Street and Cross Street is from Canal Street. Access to the Omaha Street Plaza is from 12th Street.

Traffic has been reduced to two lanes on Deadwood Avenue between Cement Plant Road and Krebs Drive. Work in this area includes grading, gravel placement, and concrete paving.

There is a 10-foot width restriction though the construction work zone. Business access on Omaha Street will remain open at all times. Left-hand turns onto Omaha Street are discouraged to allow for continued flow of traffic. 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 lane.

Project Update 2020-10-22

RAPID CITY, S.D. – October 22 – Work this week includes paving tie-ins on the east end of Omaha Street and at Oshkosh Street. Two-way traffic is in the westbound lanes of Omaha Street from the west end of construction to 12th Street. Access to Oshkosh Street and Cross Street is from Canal Street. Access to the Omaha Street Plaza is from 12th Street.

Traffic has been reduced to two lanes on Deadwood Avenue between Cement Plant Road and Krebs Drive. Work in this area includes gravel placement and concrete paving.

There is a 10-foot width restriction though the construction work zone. Business access on Omaha Street will remain open at all times. Left-hand turns onto Omaha Street are discouraged to allow for continued flow of traffic. 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 lane.

For questions, the public may call (605) 343-3311 and leave a message or email@ferberengineering.com.

Interested persons can also follow the project on Facebook, “Omaha Street Reconstruction,” and on Twitter, “Omaha Street Reconstruction@FerbEngCo.” 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 story map at https://arcg.is/1yqz450.

Project Update 2020-10-15

RAPID CITY, S.D. – October 15 – Storm sewer installation continues near Cross Street. Work this week also includes grading, gravel placement, and concrete paving. The first concrete paving in eastbound lanes is anticipated later this week beginning at Canal Street moving east. Two-way traffic is in the westbound lanes of Omaha Street from the west end of construction to 12th Street. Access to Oshkosh Street and Cross Street is from Canal Street. Access to the Omaha Street Plaza is from 12th Street.

Traffic has been reduced to two lanes on Deadwood Avenue between Cement Plant Road and Krebs Drive.

There is a 10-foot width restriction though the construction work zone. Business access on Omaha Street will remain open at all times. Left-hand turns onto Omaha Street are discouraged to allow for continued flow of traffic. 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 lane. For questions, the public may call (605) 343-3311 and leave a message or email@ferberengineering.com. Interested persons can also follow the project on Facebook, “Omaha Street Reconstruction,” and on Twitter, “Omaha Street Reconstruction@FerbEngCo.” 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 story map at https://arcg.is/1yqz450.

Gravel Placement on Omaha Street 2020-10-14
Gravel Placement on Eastbound Lanes of Omaha Street 2020-10-14
Preparing Omaha Street for Concrete Paving 2020-10-14
Preparing Eastbound Lanes of Omaha Street for Concrete Paving 2020-10-14

Project Update 2020-10-08

RAPID CITY, S.D. – October 8 – Storm sewer installation is in progress in the eastbound lanes of Omaha Street and curb and gutter will begin this week. The first concrete paving in eastbound lanes is anticipated the week of October 12th beginning at Canal Street moving east. Two-way traffic is in the westbound lanes of Omaha Street from the west end of construction to 12th Street. Access to Oshkosh Street and Cross Street is from Canal Street. Access to the Omaha Street Plaza is from 12th Street.

Traffic has been reduced to two lanes on Deadwood Avenue between Cement Plant Road and Krebs Drive. Grading, widening, and paving the southbound lane of Deadwood Avenue is in progress.

There is a 10-foot width restriction though the construction work zone. Business access on Omaha Street will remain open at all times. Left-hand turns onto Omaha Street are discouraged to allow for continued flow of traffic. 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 lane.

Omaha Street Storm Sewer Installation 2020-10-08
Omaha Street Storm Sewer Installation 2020-10-08
Deadwood Avenue Subgrade Preparation 2020-10-08
Deadwood Avenue Subgrade Preparation 2020-10-08

Project Update 2020-10-01

RAPID CITY, S.D. – October 1 – Two-way traffic is in the westbound lanes of Omaha Street from the west end of construction to 12th Street. Access to Oshkosh Street and Cross Street is from Canal Street. Access to the Omaha Street Plaza is from 12th Street. Work in this area includes grading, laying gravel cushion material, and work on the west approach to the Omaha Street Plaza. Removals are complete on the south side of the project limits. The first concrete paving in eastbound lanes is anticipated the week of October 12th beginning at Canal Street moving east.

The single westbound lane closure on West Main Street is in place, extending from the intersection of Mountain View Road to the Rapid Creek Bridge. This lane closure will be removed at the end of each workday and is anticipated to be in place through October 6.

Traffic has been reduced to two lanes on Deadwood Avenue between Cement Plant Road and Krebs Drive. Private utility relocation and storm sewer installation continue. Grading, widening, and paving the southbound lane of Deadwood Avenue, between Cement Plant Road and Krebs Drive, will follow the water and storm sewer installation. There is a 10-foot width restriction though the construction work zone. Business access on Omaha Street will remain open at all times. Left-hand turns onto Omaha Street are discouraged to allow for continued flow of traffic. 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 lane.

Work on west entrance into Omaha Street Plaza 2020-10-01
Work on west entrance into Omaha Street Plaza 2020-10-01

Project Update 2020-09-24

RAPID CITY, S.D. – September 24 – The temporary traffic weave between Canal Street and Oshkosh Street will remain in place through the end of this week. Access to Oshkosh Street is from Canal Street. Access to the Omaha Street Plaza is from 12th Street. Work in this area includes grading, laying gravel cushion material, and work on the west approach to the Omaha Street Plaza.

The temporary traffic weave is anticipated to be removed September 28. At that time two-way traffic, from the west end of construction to 12th Street, will be in the westbound lanes.

The single westbound lane closure on West Main Street is anticipated to be extended eastward to the intersection of Mountain View road on September 30. This lane closure will continue to be removed at the end of each workday and is anticipated to have a duration of one week, when the closure will be reduced to its current limits while work continues on the sidewalk connection to the bike path near Med 5 Federal Credit Union.

Traffic has been reduced to two lanes on Deadwood Avenue between Cement Plant Road and Krebs Drive. Private utility relocation and water and storm sewer installation continue. Grading, widening, and paving the southbound lane of Deadwood Avenue, between Cement Plant Road and Krebs Drive, will follow the water and storm sewer installation. There is a 10-foot width restriction though the construction work zone. Business access on Omaha Street will remain open at all times. Left-hand turns onto Omaha Street are discouraged to allow for continued flow of traffic. 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 lane.

Work on Omaha Street Plaza approach 2020-09-23
Work on Omaha Street Plaza approach 2020-09-23