Construction of South Louise Avenue Under Way: News Conference on Thursday

What:   News conference to kick off the 2017 street construction season, announce the construction schedule for South Louise Avenue, and provide information regarding alternate routes 
When: Thursday, March 16, 2017
2 p.m.
Where: West side of South Louise Avenue between 43rd Street and 47th Street
Parking lot east of JC Penney
Who:     Mayor Mike Huether
Mark Cotter, Director of Public Works
Dustin Posten, Civil Engineer
Why:      The reconstruction of South Louise Avenue is the flagship street construction project for 2017. Work in the parking lot areas adjacent to the street began this week, and traffic will be impacted when lane closures begin next week. Come to the news conference to learn about how this project will replace aging infrastructure on one of the busiest stretches of street in South Dakota and what drivers can expect during construction this summer.
Visuals: Rendering of South Louise Avenue project

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