69th Street – Louise Avenue to Medical Court

Overview of 69th Street Construction Project

Project Update 9/20/2019

  • Concrete paving on the south lanes is complete. 
  • Traffic will be fully moved onto these lanes in the next week.
  • Removals, utility work and grading have begun on the north side of the project between Connie Avenue and Beal Place. 
  • We will see final grading, gravel and preparation for concrete paving in this area over the next two weeks.
  • During this work on the north side of the project, access to Connie Avenue, Mogen Avenue and Sharon Avenue north of 69th Street will be maintained via Avera Drive. 
  • Access to Mogen Avenue will be maintained as much as possible, but it is not expected to fully reopen to traffic for approximately one month.

Project Milestones

  1. Removals, grading, and utility work on the south side of 69th Street between Medical Court and Connie Avenue.
  2. Box culvert installation on the north side of 69th Street, east of Avera Behavioral Health.
  3. Box culvert installation on the south side of 69th Street, west of Beal Avenue.
  4. Final grading, gravel, and concrete paving on the south side of 69th Street between Medical Court and Connie Avenue. 
  5. Asphalt mill and overlay on the south side of 69th Street between Connie Avenue and Louise Avenue.
  6. Final grading, gravel, and concrete paving on Beal Avenue north of 69th Street.  
  7. Removals, grading, and utility work on the north side of 69th Street between Medical Court and Connie Avenue.  
  8. Final grading, gravel, and concrete paving on the north side of 69th Street between Medical Court and Connie Avenue.
  9. Asphalt mill and overlay on north side of 69th Street between Connie Avenue and Louise Avenue. 
  10. Removals, grading, utility work, and asphalt paving on Beal Avenue south of 69th Street.
  11. Final grading and construction of storm drainage structures in the detention pond north of 69th Street and east of Avera Behavioral Health.
  12. Traffic signal installation at 69th Street and Beal Avenue and 69th Street and Mogen Avenue. 
     

Commuter Route Information

(street/intersection closures, detours, etc.)

  • One lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained on 69th Street throughout construction. 
  • Connie Avenue, Mogen Avenue, and Beal Place are open to the south of 69th Street.
  • Beal Avenue remains closed to the south.  
  • Beginning Monday, September 23, Connie Avenue, Mogen Avenue and Sharon Avenue will be closed to the north of 69th Street. 
  • Commuters should utilize Avera Drive as an alternate route. 
  • Access to the Avera Heart Hospital and Behavioral Health complexes will be maintained throughout construction.

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Project Information

Estimated project cost

$6,155,373.59

Estimated Completion Date

December 2019 (Traffic Signals, February 2020)

Contact Information

City of Sioux Falls
Kari Johnson, Project Manager
kjohnson@siouxfalls.org
(605) 367-8611 (office)
(605) 777-2859 (cell)

Consultant

Stockwell Engineers 
Jon Brown, Project Manager
jbrown@stockwellengineers.com
(605) 338-6668 (office)
(605) 310-2531 (cell)

Ross Kuchta, (on site contact)
rkuchta@stockwellengineers.com
605-338-6668 (office) 
605-310-2533 (cell)

Contractor

T & R Contracting, Inc.