69th Street – Louise Avenue to Medical Court

Overview of 69th Street Construction Project

Update 07/3/2019

  • The contractor is working on box culvert installation on the north side of 69th Street.
  • Traffic at Beal Avenue has been diverted to a temporary gravel road to allow the box culvert to be installed into the existing lanes of 69th Street.
  • Final grading and cement treated base work is being done between Connie Avenue and Medical Court in preparation for paving what will be the eastbound lanes of the new 69th Street. 

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. 
  • Beal Place and Connie Avenue are closed to the south.  
  • Beal Avenue will remain open for now with Mogen Avenue being closed to the south the week of July 8.  Mogen will be reopened within a week.
  • 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

October 18, 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.