Recent News Releases

  • Street Construction News

    Main Avenue Construction Project - Sixth Street to Fourth Street | Holt Avenue Construction | Lane Closure – 57th Street | Lane Closures – North Fourth Ave | Lane Closure – South Western Avenue

  • Lane Closure – 57th Street

    Beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 7, 2021, the outside westbound Lane on West 57th Street just east of South Technopolis Drive will be closed.

  • Professional Design Teams Selected for the Falls Park Design Competition

    The City of Sioux Falls has selected five professional design teams to participate in the first ever Falls Park Design Competition

  • Street Closure – East Dike Drive

    Beginning on May 5, 2021, East Dike Drive will be closed between North Cliff Avenue and North Quarry Avenue. Traffic will need to utilize East Robur Drive.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – West 57th Street | Utility Work – Various Locations

  • Mayor TenHaken Presents State of the City Address

    Mayor Paul TenHaken shared a message of optimism, strength and resilience today in his 2021 State of the City Address.

  • Street Construction News

    33rd Street and Minnesota Avenue Intersection Reconstruction | 49th Street, Arway Drive to Carnegie Circle Construction Project | Lane Closures - North Marion Road

  • Street Closure – Monticello Court

    Beginning on Friday, April 30, 2021, a portion of Monticello Court will be closed to through traffic.

  • Police Chief Matt Burns Announces Retirement

    After an honorable 25-year career with the City of Sioux Falls, Police Chief Matt Burns announced his plans to retire on July 23, 2021.

  • Street Closure - Phillips Avenue Between 14th Street to 18th Street

    Beginning on Monday, May 3, 2021, South Phillips Avenue will be closed from 14th Street to 18th Street to allow crews to reconstruct the street.

  • Chima Appointed Next Public Health Director

    Mayor Paul TenHaken today announced the appointment of Dr. Charles Chima as the next Public Health Director for the City of Sioux Falls.

  • Street Construction News

    Holt Avenue Construction | Lane Closures - North Marion Road

  • Street Closure – West 34th Street

    Beginning on Thursday, April 22, 2021, West 34th Street will be closed between South Minnesota Avenue and South Dakota Avenue.

  • 49th Street, Arway Drive to Carnegie Circle Construction

    Beginning on Tuesday April 20, 2021, work will begin at the intersection of 49th Street and Oxbow Avenue for the 49th Street, Arway Drive to Carnegie Circle roadway and utility reconstruction project.

  • Water Reclamation Controlled Vegetation Burn Notice

    Tomorrow afternoon, April 15, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, in cooperation with Public Works, will be conducting a controlled burn of vegetation at the Water Reclamation facility.

  • Shoulder Work – 60th Street North between Westport Avenue and Minnesota Avenue

    Beginning at 7 a.m. on Thursday, April 15, 2021, the City of Sioux Falls Street Department will be working on the shoulder of the road on West 60th Street North between North Westport Avenue and North Minnesota Avenue.

  • Street Construction News

    49th Street, Arway Drive to Carnegie Circle Reconstruction Project | Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue and 21st Street Patching

  • Public Hearing

    The City of Sioux Falls Housing Division will hold two public hearings on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. at the Downton Library.

  • Public Notice

    This notice provides the public the opportunity to examine and comment on the proposed 2021 Action Plan for the City of Sioux Falls for a period of 30 days.

  • Public Notice

    This notice provides the public an opportunity to examine and comment on a change in a proposed activity and the use of land for the City of Sioux Falls for a period of 15 days.

  • Public Notice

    This notice provides the public an opportunity to examine and comment on the City of Sioux Falls’ 2020 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) and 2020 Summary of Programs for a period of 15 days.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – West 14 Street | Street Closure – Russell Street between Minnesota Avenue and Main Avenue | Street Closure – 69th Street and Sycamore Avenue | Lane Closure – South Kiwanis Avenue

  • Marion Road Sidewalk Construction

    Beginning on Monday, April 12, 2021, work will begin along Marion Road from Madison Street to Maple Street.

  • Lane Closure – West 41st Street

    Beginning on Wednesday morning, April 7, 2021, the center westbound lane on West 41st Street will be closed just west of South Shirley Avenue.

  • City Invites Public to Help Form New Sustainability Plan

    The community engagement period is now open for the City of Sioux Falls sustainability planning process.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – 69th Street and Sycamore Avenue | Lane Closure – 49th Street between Arway Drive and Carnegie Circle | Street Closure - Marion Road

  • Major Street Construction Projects Planned for 2021

    A multitude of major street construction projects will soon be underway all across Sioux Falls.

  • Mayor’s Column: Planning for the Future

    The spring weather, the increasing vaccination numbers, the sound of kids running around the neighborhood outside — we’ve certainly turned a corner toward optimism recently.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure - 15th Street | Lane Closure – 22nd Street | Lane Closure – 41st Street

  • Street Closure - Marion Road

    Beginning on Monday, April 5, 2021, Marion Road will be closed from 53rd Street to 57th Street to allow construction crews to begin work on street and utility improvements.

  • Lane Closure – West 41st Street

    Beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 4, 2021, the center westbound lane on West 41st Street will be closed just west of South Kiwanis Avenue

  • Snow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls

    The Public Works Street Division has declared a snow alert beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, March 15, 2021.

  • Lane Closure – West 41st Street

    Beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 4, 2021, the center westbound lane on West 41st Street will be closed just west of South Kiwanis Avenue.

  • Lane Closure – First Avenue

    Beginning at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, the City of Sioux Falls Public Works will be performing utility work in a portion of the southbound lane of South First Avenue between East Tenth Street and East 11th Street.

  • Emergency Lane Closure – South Louise Avenue

  • Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue

    Beginning on Wednesday morning, March 3, 2021, the outside northbound through lane on South Minnesota Avenue will be closed just south of West 14th Street to West 13th Street

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure - North Minnesota Avenue & Tenth Street | Lane Closure - South Minnesota Avenue | Lane Closure - North Minnesota Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Drainage Improvements - Southwest Sioux Falls | Lane Closure – West 41st Street

  • Greg Schuler Named Municipal Water System Operations Specialist of the Year

    The South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems (SDARWS) recently named Greg Schuler from the City of Sioux Falls Water Purification Division as the Municipal Water System Operations Specialist of the Year.

  • Emergency Street Closure –Marion Road

    Beginning immediately on February 10, 2021, South Marion Road will be closed to through traffic between West 55th Street and West 57th Street.

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

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

  • Public Notice

    This notice provides the public an opportunity to examine and comment on amendment #5 to the 2020 Annual Action Plan for the City of Sioux Falls for a period of 30 days.

  • Public Notice

    This notice provides the public the opportunity to examine and comment on the proposed 2021 Action Plan for the City of Sioux Falls for a period of 30 days.

  • City Launches Survey to Assess Barriers to Technology for Residents

    The City of Sioux Falls’ Inclusive Digital Equity Alliance (IDEA) Task Force is launching a month-long survey to assess how residents across Sioux Falls access and use technology.

  • An Exciting Month for Children’s Health

    Did you know that in addition to Falls Community Health’s main location downtown, we also have three school-based clinics?

  • Lane Closure – Arrowhead Parkway

    Beginning on Wednesday morning, February 3, 2021, the eastbound right turn lane of East Arrowhead Parkway will be closed between South Highline Avenue and Veterans Parkway.

  • Lane Closure – West 41st Street

    Beginning on Tuesday, February 2, 2021, at 8:30 a.m., the center westbound lane on West 41st Street will be closed just west of South Kiwanis Avenue.

  • McAreavey Appointed Next Fire Chief

    Mayor Paul TenHaken today announced the appointment of Matthew McAreavey as the next Fire Chief of Sioux Falls Fire Rescue.

  • Sioux Falls New Population Estimate Is 195,850

    Amid another strong year of construction, job growth, and quality of life investments, Sioux Falls continues to grow.

  • Public Health Director Jill Franken Announces Retirement

    After 20 years of dedicated service to the City of Sioux Falls, Public Health Director Jill Franken announced her plans to retire on April 12, 2021.

  • Sioux 52 Mentoring Initiative Stepping Up Recruitment Efforts

    The Sioux 52 Mentoring Initiative is increasing its efforts in 2021 to encourage community members to start mentoring and businesses to be intentional about starting a culture of mentorship

  • Mayor’s Monthly Column: How Mentorship Can Transform a City

    Every mentorship relationship is a story. January is National Mentorship Month and provides an opportune time to reflect on not only the power of mentorship in our community,

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – 13th Street and Second Avenue | Closures – Tenth Street and Kiwanis Avenue

  • Lane Closures – Kiwanis Avenue and Tenth Street

    Beginning on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at 6 a.m., the southwest corner of Kiwanis Avenue and West Tenth Street will be blocked off

  • Lane Closure – South Western Avenue

    Beginning on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at 8:30 a.m., the southbound lane at the intersection of Western Avenue and 33rd Street will be closed.

  • Street Closure – Marion Road

    Effective immediately on Monday morning, January 11, 2021, South Marion Road will be closed between West Royal Street and West 55th Street.

  • Street Closure – Sixth Street

    Beginning on Friday morning, January 8, 2021, West Sixth Street will be closed between Main Avenue and Philips Avenue. Detours will be in place for navigating around the closed area.

  • Emergency Street Closure – Marion Road

    Beginning immediately on January 5, 2021, South Marion Road will be closed to through traffic between West Emmitt Circle and West 56th Street.

  • A Year of Challenges Behind, a Year of Opportunity Ahead

    This year has been memorable for many reasons, and it’s a year many of us won’t soon forget. It’s a year that has brought challenge after challenge for us as a community. But it also has brought us victories.

  • Snow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls

    The Public Works Street Division has declared a snow alert beginning at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 29

  • Plows will be entering residential streets to remove drifting starting at 1 a.m. on Thursday Morning, 12-24-20. No SNOW ALERT will be issued.

    After surveying city streets this afternoon, the Public Works Street Division has decided to deploy plows to remove drifting on residential streets.

  • Lane Closure – Arrowhead Parkway

    Beginning on Wednesday morning, December 23, 2020, the northern most eastbound through lane on East Arrowhead Parkway will be closed just west of South Highline Avenue.

  • Street Closure – Sixth Street

    Beginning on Monday morning, December 21, 2020, Sixth Street will be closed between Main Avenue and Philips Avenue.

  • Street Construction News

    Tree Removal along Arrowhead Parkway | Street Closure – 268th Street

  • Municipal Band Task Force to Meet on Thursday

    On Thursday, December 17, 2020, at 10 a.m., the Sioux Falls Municipal Band Task Force will hold its second meeting to discuss specific long-term options for band.

  • Fire Chief Brad Goodroad Announces Retirement

    After an honorable 27-year career with the City of Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue Chief Brad Goodroad announced his plans to retire on Feb. 12, 2021.

  • Street Construction News

    Tree Removal along Arrowhead Parkway | Street Closure – 268th Street

  • Public Notice

    This notice provides the public the opportunity to examine and comment on the proposed 2021 Action Plan for the City of Sioux Falls for a period of 30 days.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane and Sidewalk Closure – Cliff Avenue | Lane Closure – Mall Avenue | Lane Closures – Arrowhead Parkway

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 57th Street | Alley Closure – Downtown

  • Street Construction News

    Alley Closure – Downtown | Street Closure – Cleveland Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Ellis Road | Lane Closure – 12th Street

  • Lane Closure – Kiwanis Avenue

    Beginning on Tuesday morning, December 8, 2020, the outside southbound lane on Kiwanis Avenue will be closed at Madison Street.

  • The Link Community Triage Center Receives $400,000 Gift from Smithfield Foods

    Smithfield Foods is providing a $400,000 gift to The Link, the community triage center.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – West Glen Eagle Street | Lane Closure – 14th Street

  • Dell Rapids Native Returns to Serve as City’s Chief Technology Officer

    Rick Weelborg has been named the City of Sioux Falls’ first Chief Technology Officer. The announcement comes from Mike Grigsby, Director of Innovation and Technology for the City.

  • Lane Closure – 12th Street

    Beginning on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, after the morning commute and before the evening commute, the outside westbound lane on West 12th Street

  • Municipal Band Task Force to Hold First Meeting

    On Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at 10 a.m., the Sioux Falls Municipal Band Task Force

  • 17th Annual Winter Wonderland Dazzling Light Display Begins on Friday, November 20, 2020

    Beginning on Friday, November 20, 2020, Falls Park will transform into a Winter Wonderland of dazzling lights and holiday music.

  • Street Closure – Garfield Avenue

    Street Closure – Garfield Avenue

  • Mayor’s Monthly Column: Let’s Find Unity by Helping, Listening to Each Other

    The effects of COVID-19 on Americans both nationally and locally have made this an election season unlike any other. No matter your political beliefs, your views on masks, or your cable news channel of choice,

  • Deadline Extended to Apply for the City Districting Commission

    The City Council is seeking volunteers to serve on the Districting Commission for the purpose of adjusting City Council district boundaries

  • City Secures Favorable Borrowing Rate for Public Safety Training Facility

    On Thursday, October 29, 2020, the City received extremely competitive bids on bonds that will provide $50 million to construct the public safety training facility and 911 operations center in northeast Sioux Falls.

  • Street Construction News - 10/30/2020

    Lane Closure : Western Avenue, Minnesota Avenue, Kiwanis Avenue

  • Terrace Park Improvements—Lion’s Den and Pergola

    Improvements to the Lion’s Den and Pergola’s in Terrace Park will begin on Monday, November 2, 2020.

  • Lane Closure – Ninth Street

    Beginning on Wednesday morning, October 28, 2020, the westbound lane on Ninth Street between Phillips Avenue and Main Avenue will be closed.

  • Lane Closure – East 77th Street

    Beginning on Thursday morning, October 29, 2020, both westbound lanes of East 77th Street will be closed for a short distance to the east of Cliff Avenue

  • Lane Closure – 49th Street Bridge

    Beginning on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, the outside eastbound lane of West 49th Street will be closed at the bridge over the Big Sioux River, near Kiwanis Avenue.

  • Public Notice

    This notice provides the public the opportunity to examine and comment on the proposed 2021 Action Plan for the City of Sioux Falls for a period of 30 days.

  • Siouxland Libraries Read for the Record

    Sioux Falls area children and adults will join a nationwide attempt to break a world record by reading the same book on the same day.

  • Lane Closure – 57th Street

    Beginning after 8 a.m. on Friday, October 23, 2020, the outside eastbound lane on West 57th Street at Galway Avenue will be closed.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Cliff Avenue Frontage Road | Road Closure – Tanner Avenue

  • City to Accept Proposals for Community Art, Site Enhancements at Mall Avenue Parking Ramp

    The City of Sioux Falls is announcing an opportunity for temporary community art and site enhancements at one of its newest development sites along one of the busiest corridors in downtown Sioux Falls.

  • Lane Closure – Cliff Avenue

    Beginning on Monday, October 19, 2020, the outside southbound lane of North Cliff Avenue will be closed between East Mulberry Street and East Bennett Street.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – 17th Street | Street Closure – Holly Avenue | Lane Closure – 12th Street

  • Public Notice

    This notice provides the public an opportunity to examine and comment on amendment #5 to the 2020 Annual Action Plan for the City of Sioux Falls for a period of 5 days.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures - 57th Street | Traffic Delays on 26th Street and Bike Path at Rotary Park | Falls Park Sanitary Sewer Lining Project | Lane Closures – Ninth Street at River Road | Lane Closures – Fourth Avenue | Street Closure – Phillips Avenue

  • Emergency Lane Closure – Kiwanis Avenue

    Beginning on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 the outside northbound lane on Kiwanis Avenue will be closed between Second Street and Madison Street. Mid-American Energy will be working on utilities.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Phillips Avenue | Lane Closures – Sixth Street

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closures – Jasmine Trail | Street Closures – Lyncrest Ave