17th Street and Walts Avenue Improvements

Project Update 2/26/2021 

Commuter Route Information: 

  • Walts Ave will be closed from 12th Street to 15th Street during construction. 
  • Short closures will occur on both 12th Street and 15th Street as utility work is taking place.  
  • 17th Street will be closed from Menlo Avenue to Walts Avenue. 

Project Milestones

Walts Ave

  1. Road Closure – construction begins
  2. Surface removal
  3. Watermain and service installation
  4. Sanitary sewer main and installation
  5. Aggregate base course
  6. Asphalt paving
  7. Road Open – Construction complete

17th Street

  1. Road Closure – construction begins
  2. Asphalt surface removal
  3. New asphalt surface placement
  4. Road Open - Construction complete

Project Overview

Completion Date:

October 2021

Contract Amount: 

$1,200,000 (estimate)

Project Summary:

Walts Avenue will include surface removal, installation of new water main, sanitary sewer, and street lights, placement of new asphalt surfacing, and accessible curb ramp improvements at the railroad crossing. 

17th Street will include asphalt surface removal, new asphalt surfacing, and accessible ramp improvements at Menlo Avenue. 

Contact Information

City of Sioux Falls
Dena Knutson

Consultant Name:

Marshall Engineering
Project Engineer:
Marshall Runge

Contractor Name:

TBD after bid opening in April