Recent News Releases

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Sycamore Avenue | Street Closure - Cliff Avenue | Lane Closure – Kiwanis Ave | Street Closure – Northview Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – 37th Street | Lane Closure – 57th Street | Street Closure – First Avenue/Mall Avenue

  • Lane Closure – 26th Street

    Beginning on Monday, May 23, 2022, the outside westbound lane on East 26th Street will be closed, just west of Marion Road.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – 33rd Street | Street Closure – 49th Street | Pump Station 215 Construction Veteran’s Memorial Park and Terrace Park

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – 33rd Street | Street Closure – 26th Street | Lane Closure – Meredith Avenue

  • Lane Closure – 41st Street

    Beginning on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, the eastbound outside lane on West 41st Street will be closed between Prairie Avenue and Spring Avenue.

  • Street Closures – 33rd Street from West Avenue to Summit Avenue Grange Avenue from 33rd Street to 37th Street

    Beginning immediately on Monday, May16, 2022, West 33rd Street from West Avenue to Summit Avenue and South Grange Avenue from 33rd Street to 37th Street will be closed to allow crews to restore power and traffic signals.

  • Street Construction News

    49th Street Construction | Lane Closure – Cliff Avenue | Street Closure – 57th Street from Veterans Parkway to Six Mile Road | Street Closure – 42nd Street at Sycamore Avenue | Street Closure – Cherokee Street and M Avenue

  • Installation Ceremony for the Mayor and City Councilors on Tuesday, May 17, 2022

    The public is invited to Carnegie Town Hall, 235 West Tenth Street, on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at 2 p.m. as recently elected officials mark the start of their terms by taking the Oath of Office.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Sixth Street | Duluth Avenue Construction | Street Closure- Fourth Avenue and Ash Street

  • Street Closure – 38th Street

    Beginning on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, East 38th Street will be closed between Patrick Place and Eighth Avenue. A detour will be provided.

  • Street Construction Update

    Jordan Court between 66th Street and Holbrook Avenue | Jordan Court between 66th Street and Holbrook Avenue | Street Closure – 54th Street North

  • Street Closure – Westport Ave

    Beginning on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, North Westport Avenue will be closed between West Sencore Drive and West Cherry Hill Drive. A detour will be provided.

  • Cliff Avenue Reconstruction from 49th Street to 56th Street

    Beginning on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, work will begin for the reconstruction of Cliff Avenue from East 49th Street to East 56th Street.

  • Street Closure- Klein Avenue

    Beginning on Thursday morning, May 5, 2022, South Klein Avenue will be closed from 41st Street to 42nd Street for gravel road maintenance

  • Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue

    Beginning on Friday morning, May 6, 2022, the outside southbound lane and sidewalk on South Minnesota Avenue will be closed beginning just south of West 14th Street continuing south to the railroad tracks.

  • City Breaks Ground on Water Reclamation Plant Expansion

    A groundbreaking ceremony was held today, May 3, 2022, to signify the construction phase of a $215-million expansion of the Sioux Falls Regional Water Reclamation Plant.

  • 49th Street Construction

    Beginning on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, sidewalk removal will start along the east side of the intersection of 49th Street and Western Avenue.

  • Cliff Avenue Reconstruction from 49th Street to 56th Street Open House

    The City of Sioux Falls will host an open house style public meeting on Monday May 9, 2022, from 5 to 6 p.m. at the downtown City Center, 231 North Dakota Avenue to discuss and receive public input on the above project.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – 14th Street | Lane Closure – 49th Street at Sycamore Avenue | Street Closure – Sixth Street between Phillips Avenue and Weber Avenue

  • Tomar Park Tennis Complex Construction Underway!

    A groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the Tomar Park improvements project was held earlier today to celebrate the start of construction for a new 12-court tennis complex.

  • Tennis Complex Groundbreaking at Tomar Park

    A groundbreaking ceremony at Tomar Park for a project that will feature new tennis courts and additional park improvements.

  • Street Construction News

    49th Street Construction | Intersection Closures – Tallgrass Avenue and 85th Street | Lane Closures – Louise Avenue | Lane Closures –12th Street

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – 41st Street and Sycamore Avenue | Lane Closure – Cliff Avenue | Lane Closure – 26th Street | Street Closure – 69th Street | Street Closure – Theodore Avenue

  • Arrowhead Parkway Open House

    The City of Sioux Falls and South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) will hold an open house style public meeting on April 28, 2022, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Fred Assam Elementary School, to discuss and receive public input on the above project.

  • 2022 Mayor’s Fitness Challenge Begins Today

    The third annual Mayor’s Fitness Challenge started today, Friday, April 22, 2022, with a one-mile community run/walk around Falls Park.

  • City Proposes Grant Program to Increase Healthy Food Access

    The City of Sioux Falls announced a proposed grant program today that is designed to increase access to healthy food and beverages in the community.

  • Project NICE/KEEP 2022 Neighborhood Cleanup

    Each year the Sioux Falls Health Department’s Environmental team receives approximately 1,800 calls and referrals from citizens concerned about neighborhood nuisance issues

  • South Minnesota Avenue Construction

    Beginning on Friday, April 22, 2022, traffic striping work will begin along Minnesota Avenue from 57th Street to St Andrews Drive.

  • Street Construction News

    Veteran’s Memorial Park and Terrace Park Pump Station 215 Construction | North Minnesota Avenue Construction | Intersection Closures – Tallgrass Avenue and 85th Street

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure - 41st Street and Sycamore Avenue | Street Closure – 69th Street | Lane Closures – Sycamore Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Storm Drainage Repairs – 11th Street | Storm Drainage Repairs - Minnesota Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Minnesota Avenue Construction | Street Closure – Marion Road

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – 10th Avenue | Street Closure – 13th Street

  • Reading Bridge Spring Book Drive at Siouxland Libraries

    Encourage kids in our community to continue reading through the summer by donating gently used children’s books to Reading Bridge.

  • Street Construction News

    49th Street and West Avenue Construction | Lane Closure – 26th Street | Falls Park Visitors Center Restrooms

  • Emergency Street Closure - 41st Street

    Effective immediately, West 41st Street is closed from South Meadow Avenue to South Terry Avenue.

  • Lane Closure – Cleveland Avenue

    Beginning on Friday morning, April 8, 2022, parking will be restricted and lanes shifted on South Cleveland Avenue between 17th Street and 15th Street.

  • Lane Closure – 26th Street

    Beginning on Monday, April 11, 2022, the westbound lane of East 26th Street between Sherman Avenue and 10th Avenue will be closed to allow crews to perform concrete joint repair, partial depth concrete repair, and curb & gutter repair

  • Big Sioux River Greenway Cleanup Scheduled for Saturday, April 23, 2022

    The City of Sioux Falls will host the seventh annual community-wide Big Sioux River Greenway Cleanup on Saturday, April 23, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.

  • 49th Street and West Avenue Construction

    Beginning on Monday, April 11, 2022, construction will begin on the new intersection of West 49th Street and West Avenue. West Avenue will be closed to traffic at 50th Street and 44th Street

  • Public Health is Where You Are: National Public Health Week 2022, April 4-10

    Join the Public Health Heroes at Sioux Falls Health Department in celebrating the National Public Health Week 2022, with the theme Public Health is Where You Are.

  • Sioux Area Metro Route Detours with 41st Street Interchange Reconstruction

    Due to the 41st Street interchange reconstruction project, Sioux Area Metro will be detouring weekday Routes 10 and 11, and Saturday’s Crosstown West Route beginning Monday, April 4, 2022.

  • Street Construction News

    41st Street and I-29 Interchange Reconstruction | Street Closures – Tallgrass Avenue | Street Closure – Willow Avenuev| Marion Road Storm Drainage Repairs | Veterans’ Park and Terrace Park Construction Pump Station 215 | Tomar Park Improvements

  • Lane Closure – Kiwanis Avenue

    Beginning Friday morning, April 1, 2022, the outside northbound lane on South Kiwanis Avenue between West Nicole Drive and West Costello Road will be closed.

  • Open House—41st Street and Sycamore Avenue Intersection Reconstruction and Sycamore Avenue Overlay from 28th Street to 57th Street

    The City of Sioux Falls will host a public open house on Monday, April 4, 2022, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Morningside Community Center to provide information on the reconstruction of the 41st Street and Sycamore Avenue intersection.

  • Hayward Park Construction to Start Soon!

    A groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the Hayward Park Improvements Project was held earlier today at Hayward Elementary gymnasium.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 12th Street | Lane Closure – Cliff Avenue

  • Open House – 41st Street and Sycamore Avenue Reconstruction

    The City of Sioux Falls will host a public open house on Monday, April 4, 2022, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Morningside Community Center, located at 2400 South Bahnson Avenue to provide information on the reconstruction of the 41st Street and Sycamore Avenue intersection.

  • Street Closures – Tallgrass Avenue

    Beginning on Monday, April 4, 2022, Tallgrass Avenue between 74th Street and 85th Street will be closed to allow construction crews to install new water main and sanitary sewer.

  • Interchange Reconstruction – 41st Street and I-29

    Beginning on Monday, March 28, 2022, the westbound lanes of West 41st Street will be closed between I-29 and Gateway Boulevard to allow crews to begin work on the reconstruction of the 41st Street and I-29 Interchange.

  • Storm Drainage Repairs - Marion Road

    Beginning on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, the southbound lanes of South Marion Road will be closed at the intersection of Silver Valley Drive to allow construction crews to perform street and storm drainage repairs

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – 33rd Street | Lane Closure – 10th Street | Lane Closure – Louise Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Storm Drainage Repairs - Kiwanis Avenue | Interchange Reconstruction – 41st Street and I-29

  • Minnesota Avenue Construction

    Beginning on Monday, March 21, 2021, the southbound lanes and center turn lane of North Minnesota Avenue between Russell Street and Second Street

  • Mayor TenHaken Presents State of the City Address

    In his 2022 State of the City Address, Mayor Paul TenHaken shared a message of optimism and community spirit that continues to drive Sioux Falls forward.

  • Street Closure – 33rd Street

    Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, March 21, 2022, West 33rd Street will be closed between Spring Avenue and Norton Avenue.

  • North Minnesota Avenue - Improvements Project

    Beginning on Monday, March 14, 2022, the outside northbound lane of Minnesota Avenue will be closed from Second Street to Bennett Street.

  • In 2021, Sioux Falls Crime Remained Flat; Illicit Drug Seizures Dramatically Increased

    In 2021, while many cities across the United States saw increases in crime, Sioux Falls saw most crime categories remain consistent compared to 2020.

  • Recognizing Diversity, Embracing Opportunity

    As our community grows and new residents call Sioux Falls home, our community’s cultures, traditions, and experiences also continue to become even more vibrant

  • Lane Closure – Marion Road

    Lane Closure – Marion Road

  • Friday Deadline for City Nominating Petitions

    Eligible Sioux Falls voters seeking to have their name placed on the April 12, 2022, City Election Ballot, need to turn in their nominating petitions in to the City Clerk in Carnegie Town Hall, 235 W. 10th St., by 5 p.m., Friday, February 25, 2022

  • Municipal Property Tax Refund Program Passes

    : The Sioux Falls City Council approved an ordinance last night establishing a program to refund the municipal portion of property taxes on owner-occupied homes for low-income elderly and/or disabled individuals as defined by the Social Security Act.

  • Lane Closure – Arrowhead Parkway

    Beginning on Tuesday morning, February 15, 2022, the eastbound right turn lane on East Arrowhead Parkway will be closed, just west of Veterans Parkway.

  • Lane Closure – Weber Avenue

    Beginning on Thursday, February 17, 2022, the southbound lane on North Weber Avenue will be closed at Sixth Street

  • Prescribed Burn On City Drainage Property

    On Monday, February 7, 2022, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue (SFFR) will be performing a prescribed burn on city owned drainage property.

  • Lane Closure – Phillips Avenue

    Beginning on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, the northbound lane of Phillips Avenue will be closed between Ninth Street and Tenth Street.

  • Lane Closure – Sixth Street

    Beginning on Monday morning, February 7, 2022, the westbound lane on Sixth Street between Dakota Avenue and Spring Avenue will be closed.

  • Interview Now to Lock in Your Summer Position With Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation

    Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation has increased wages and is looking to fill hundreds of summer seasonal job vacancies.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Phillips Avenue | Lane Closure – Louise Avenue

  • A City of Great Promise, Great Progress

  • Sioux Area Metro to Reduce Weekday Service Due to a Driver Shortage

    Effective Monday, January 31, 2022, Sioux Area Metro will need to reduce service due to a continued shortage of drivers.

  • Filing Period for 2022 City Candidate Nominating Petitions Begins on January 28

    Eligible Sioux Falls voters interested in running for office may begin circulating and filing nominating petitions on Friday, January 28, 2022, for the City Election.

  • Lane Closure – 26th Street

    Beginning on Monday, January 31, 2022, the outside westbound lane on East 26th Street will be closed just west of Veterans Hwy.

  • Street Closure – Cherokee Street between C Avenue and D Avenue

    Beginning on Thursday, January 27, 2022, West Cherokee Street will be closed between C Avenue and D Avenue for utility work to be performed.

  • Bike Trail Closure – Sixth Street Bridge

    Beginning 8 a.m. on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, the Bike Trail will be closed to allow crews to perform soil borings in the area of the Sixth Street Bridge.

  • Lane Closure – Marion Road

    Beginning on Monday, January 24, 2022, the southbound right turn lane on South Marion Road will be closed south of 39th Street to 41st Street, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily.

  • Help Envision the Future of Siouxland Libraries

    Siouxland Libraries invites you to help plan the future of your public library by participating in a short online survey available through February 4, 2022.

  • Lane Closure – 41st Street

    Beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, the westbound center lane on West 41st Street will be closed west of South Shirley Ave.

  • Prescribed Burn on City Drainage Property

    On Thursday, January 13, 2022, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue (SFFR) will be performing a prescribed burn on City-owned drainage property.

  • Emergency Lane Closure – 41st Street

    Beginning this morning, Wednesday, January 12, 2022, eastbound traffic west of South Louise Avenue will be reduced to one through lane on West 41st Street.

  • Lane Closure – Cliff Ave

    Beginning on Tuesday morning, January 11, 2021, the outside northbound lane on South Cliff Avenue just north of East 16th Street will be closed for approximately one block.

  • 2022 ArtAbility Call for Art

    The Sioux Falls Mayor’s Disability Awareness and Accessibility Review Board (DAARB) announces the 2022 ArtAbility Call for Art.

  • Sioux Area Metro to Resume Regular Service on Routes 3 and 10

    Effective Monday, January 3, 2022, Sioux Area Metro will resume regular weekday service on Routes 3 and 10

  • Emergency Street Closure – 33rd Street

    Beginning immediately, Tuesday, December 28, 2021, 33rd Street is closed between Dakota Avenue and Phillips Avenue. Dakota Avenue, Center Avenue, and Phillips Avenue are closed for a block north and south of 33rd Street.

  • Lane Closure – Kiwanis Avenue

    Beginning on Tuesday morning, December 21, 2021, the southbound right turn lane on South Kiwanis Avenue will be closed north of West 41st Street.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Marion Road | Lane Closure – 26th Street

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue | Lane Closure – 26th Street

  • Snow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls

    Snow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls

  • Ninth Annual Big Sioux River Water Summit Will Take Place on December 7, 2021

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 41st Street | Lane Closure –Tenth Street

  • Waste Container Ordinance Changes

    On Tuesday, November 16, 2021, the Sioux Falls City Council passed a revision to Chapter 57 of the City’s ordinance concerning garbage container placement and waste collection

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure Delayed– 26th Street | Lane Closure Delayed– 26th Street

  • Street Construction News

    Minnesota Avenue – Fully Open | Lane Closure – 26th Street

  • Sioux Falls Reaches $1 Billion In Annual Construction

    It’s official: Sioux Falls have filed $1 billion in building permits during 2021.

  • Lane Closure – Spring Avenue

    Beginning on Monday morning, November 29, 2021, South Spring Avenue will be reduced to one lane south of 31st Street.

  • Lane Closure – Dakota Avenue

    Beginning on Monday morning, November 29, 2021, the west most driving lane, west most parking lane, and the west sidewalk on South Dakota Avenue will be closed north of 11th Street.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Dakota Avenue | Lane Closures – 12th Street

  • Street Construction News

    Phillips Avenue Reconstruction - Eighth Street to Tenth Street Including Ninth Street and River Road | Street Closure- Cleveland Avenue | Street Closure- Ash Street and Chambers Street | Emergency Street Closure – Cleveland Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – Western Avenue | Lane Closure –Louise Avenue