40th Street and Holbrook Avenue Water Improvements

Neighborhood Watermain Replacement 
  Water Main & Storm Sewer Improvements Project
  (W. 40th Street – S. Valley View Road to S. Gibson Avenue)
  (S. Holbrook Avenue – W. 40th Street to W. 37th Street)
  (S. Gibson Avenue – W. 41st Street to W. 37th Street)
  (W. 37th Street – S. Valley View Road to S. Steven Drive)

Download map with temporary mailbox locations

Project Update 7/1/2022  

  • Phase 1 (W. 40th Street from S. Valley View Road to S. Gibson Avenue) and Phase 2 (S. Holbrook Avenue from W. 40th Street to W. 37th Street) are under construction!
  • Watermain installation along Phase 1 has been completed! 
  • Crews have been working on grading and base course installation over the last week and will begin paving the bottom lift of asphalt Friday, July 1st. 
  • Following the bottom lift of asphalt being installed, Phase 1 will be re-opened to traffic! 
  • As of now, the Contractor hopes to re-open Phase 1 by the end of the day on July 1st, but a portion of this may remained closed until July 2nd to allow the asphalt time to cool. 
  • Lanes will be uneven until the milling operations and overlay is complete at the very end of the project.
  • Watermain installation continues along Phase 2 (S. Holbrook Avenue from W. 40th Street to W. 37th Street). 
  • This phase will remain closed to all traffic until its completion – Currently expected to be completed around July 18th, though weather and unforeseen circumstances may impact that.
  • The Contractor plans to close Phase 3 (Gibson Avenue from 41st Street to 37th Street) on Tuesday, July 5th. 
  • Removals will begin at that point and watermain installation will start once removals are complete.
  • Temporary mailbox location #1 (for residents within Phase 1 and Phase 2) has been installed and is in service. 
  • Temporary mailbox location #2 (for residents within Phase 3 and Phase 4) is also now installed and will be in use once Phase 3 is closed.  
  • The temporary mailboxes will be ready for use once installed, however the USPS may choose to deliver to your usual mailbox until the closure of the street your home mailbox is located on.
  • Reminder:  If you have not done so, please contact your garbage providers and discuss how they wish to handle pickups during the construction process.
  • Please continue to check in for information on where the project currently is and upcoming events.

Commuter Route Information: 

  • Phase 1 (W. 40th Street from S. Valley View Road to S. Gibson Avenue) and Phase 2 (S. Holbrook Avenue from W. 40th Street to W. 37th Street) are fully closed to traffic. 
  • The intersections of W. 40th Street and Greenwood Avenue and W. 40th Street and S. Steven Drive will remain open throughout the project.
  • Pedestrian detours will be provided throughout the duration of the project.

Project Milestones 

Phase 1:  W. 40th Street from S. Valley View Road to S. Gibson Avenue.

  1. Install traffic control – To begin May 23, 2022
  2. Pavement removals – To begin May 23, 2022
  3. Watermain installation – To begin May 26, 2022
  4. Grading and base course installation – Following utility installation
  5. Concrete surfacing – Following grading and base course installation
  6. 3” bottom lift of asphalt within trench – Following concrete surfacing

Phase 2:  S. Holbrook Avenue from W. 40th Street to W. 37th Street.

  1. Install traffic control
  2. Pavement removals
  3. Watermain installation
  4. Grading and base course installation
  5. Concrete surfacing
  6. 3” bottom lift of asphalt within trench

Phase 3:  S. Gibson Avenue from W. 41st Street to W. 37th Street.

  1. Install traffic control
  2. Pavement removals
  3. Watermain installation
  4. Grading and base course installation
  5. Concrete surfacing
  6. 3” bottom lift of asphalt within trench

Phase 4:  W. 37th Street from S. Valley View Road to S. Steven Drive.

  1. Install traffic control
  2. Pavement removals
  3. Watermain installation
  4. Grading and base course installation
  5. Concrete surfacing
  6. 3” bottom lift of asphalt within trench

Phase 5:  Asphalt mill and overlay of W. 40th Street (S. Valley View Road to S. Gibson Avenue), S. Holbrook Avenue (W. 40th Street to W. 37th Street), S. Gibson Avenue (W. 41st Street to W. 37th Street), and W. 37th Street (S. Valley View Road to S. Steven Drive).

  1. Install traffic control
  2. Mill existing top 2” of asphalt outside of utility trench
  3. Overlay entire project with 2” asphalt lift

Project Overview

Completion Date:

September 23, 2022

Contract Amount: 

$1,650,000 

Project Summary:

This project consists of replacing the existing watermain along W. 40th Street between S. Valley View Road and S. Gibson Avenue, S. Holbrook Avenue between W. 40th Street and W. 37th Street, and S. Gibson Avenue between W. 41st Street and W. 37th Street, storm sewer improvements and a sump pump collection system along W. 37th Street between S. Holbrook Avenue and S. Steven Drive, and sanitary sewer spot repairs.  Street repair shall consist of miscellaneous curb and gutter repairs, asphalt paving within the watermain and storm sewer 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.  ADA improvements will also be completed at multiple intersections within the project limits.

Contact Information

City of Sioux Falls
Nick Rezac, PE
nrezac@siouxfalls.org
Office: (605) 367-8665

Consultant Name:

JSA Engineers and Land Surveyors
Devin Clay, PE  
devin@jsaengineers.biz
Office: (605) 367-1036

Contractor Name:

Asphalt Surfacing Co.