City Wide Water Main: Bluestem Street and 53rd Street


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Project Update 4/30/2021 

  • The pavement has been removed on the west side of Marion Road for the sanitary sewer repairs and water main installation.
  • The sanitary sewer repairs have been completed.
  • Water main installation is progressing from south to north along Marion Road. 
  • Upcoming work:
    • Continue installing water main toward 53rd Street 
    • Testing of the new water main between 57th Street and Royal Street.  
    • Grading and preparing the disturbed street areas along Marion Road between 57th Street and Royal Street for street surfacing.

Project Milestones

Phase 1 – Marion Road between 53rd Street and 57th Street

  1. Install Traffic Control
  2. Pavement Removals
  3. Temporary Water Main Installation
  4. Sanitary Sewer Installation
  5. Water Main Installation
  6. Concrete Curb & Gutter/ADA/Sidewalk Installation
  7. Utility Trench Asphalt Placement
  8. Mill Remaining Asphalt
  9. Overlay Entire Street with Asphalt
  10. Pavement Striping

Phase 2 - 53rd Street between Bluestem Street and Marion Road

  1. Install Traffic Control
  2. Pavement Removals
  3. Temporary Water Main Installation
  4. Sanitary Sewer Installation
  5. Water Main Installation
  6. Concrete Curb & Gutter/ADA/Sidewalk Installation
  7. Utility Trench Asphalt Placement

Phase 3 - Bluestem Street between Drexel Drive and 53rd Street

  1. Install Traffic Control
  2. Pavement Removals
  3. Temporary Water Main Installation
  4. Sanitary Sewer Installation
  5. Water Main Installation
  6. Concrete Curb & Gutter/ADA/Sidewalk Installation
  7. Utility Trench Asphalt Placement

Phase 4 - Bluestem Street between Holbrook Avenue and Drexel Drive

  1. Install Traffic Control
  2. Pavement Removals
  3. Temporary Water Main Installation
  4. Sanitary Sewer Installation
  5. Water Main Installation
  6. Concrete Curb & Gutter/ADA/Sidewalk Installation
  7. Utility Trench Asphalt Placement

Phase 5 – Bluestem and 53rd Street between Holbrook Avenue and Marion Road

  1. Install Traffic Control
  2. Mill Remaining Asphalt
  3. Overlay Entire Street with Asphalt

Commuter Route Information:

  • Marion Road is closed between 53rd Street and 57th Street. 
  • Temporary vehicle access is being maintained to Emmit Circle and at the intersection of 55th and Marion. 
  • Traffic should utilize 49th Street, Solberg Avenue, and 57th Street as the detour route.
     

 

Project Overview

Completion Date:

October 22, 2021

Contract Amount: 

$1,573,709.13

Project Summary:

This project consists of replacing the existing water main along Bluestem Street and 53rd Street from Holbrook Avenue to Marion Road, as well as the water main and sanitary sewer along Marion Road from 53rd Street to 57th Street. Street work will consist of miscellaneous curb and gutter repairs, asphalt paving within the water main trench, asphalt patching at various curb and gutter repair areas, milling of the remainder of the street surfacing, and overlaying the entire street segment with asphalt. Accessible curb ramp improvements will also be completed at all intersections within the project limits.

Contact Information

City of Sioux Falls
Tim Krueger
tkrueger@siouxfalls.org
605-940-5280

Consultant Name:

JSA Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors, Inc.
Devin Clay
devin@jsaengineers.biz 
605-690-0035 

Contractor Name:

Black-Top Paving Company