69th Street – Louise Avenue to Medical Court

Overview of 69th Street Construction Project

Project Update 11/5/2019

  • Beginning on Thursday, November 7, 69th Street will be reduced to one lane at Medical Court to allow construction crews to perform utility work.  Access to Medical Court will also be closed at 69th Street.  A signal will be provided allowing east/west travel on 69th Street one direction at a time.  
  • Motorists should expect traffic delays in this area and are encouraged to utilize alternate routes such as Solberg Avenue and 57th Street during this work.
  • This work is expected to take approximately 3 weeks.
     

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.)

  • Connie Avenue, Mogen Avenue, Beal Avenue and Beal Place are open to the south of 69th Street. 
  • Sharon Avenue is closed to the north of 69th Street, commuters should utilize Avera Drive and Mogen Avenue as an alternate route.  Connie Avenue and Mogen Avenue are now open to the north of 69th Street. 
  • Access to the Avera Heart Hospital and Behavioral Health complexes will be maintained throughout construction.  Beginning Thursday, November 7, access will be off of Beal Avenue and the Heart Hospital Main Entrance.  Medical Court and emergency entrance are closed.
     

   

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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.