Sycamore Avenue: 26th Street to 57th Street and 41st Street Intersection

Project Update 11/18/2022  

  • All concrete and asphalt paving is complete including colored median concrete, all curb and gutter, and all sidewalk and trail pavement.
  • Remaining work includes:
    • Installation of street signs
    • Installation of street lighting
    • Soil stabilization
    • Temporary pavement markings
    • Permanent pavement markings (to be completed in Spring 2023)
    • Seeding (to be completed in Spring 2023)
    • Installation of traffic signals (to be completed upon arrival of materials)

Commuter Route Information:   

  • The intersection of 41st Street and Sycamore is scheduled to be fully open to traffic by November 25, 2022. 
  • Some intermittent lane closures may be required through the end of November for pavement markings, setting light poles, and shifting traffic signal heads. 
  • Any remaining closures will be as limited as possible in size and duration while still allowing for safe working conditions.

Project Milestones 

Phase 1A – Reconstruction of NE quadrant of 41st Street and Sycamore Avenue

  1. Pavement removals
  2. Temporary watermain setup
  3. Watermain installation
  4. Sanitary sewer repairs
  5. Storm drainage improvements
  6. Grading
  7. Subgrade stabilization
  8. Gravelling
  9. Concrete Paving
  10. Driveways, approaches, curb ramp, and sidewalk construction
  11. Restoration

Phase 1B – Reconstruction of NW quadrant of 41st Street and Sycamore Avenue

  1. Pavement removals
  2. Temporary watermain setup
  3. Watermain installation
  4. Sanitary sewer repairs
  5. Storm drainage improvements
  6. Grading
  7. Subgrade stabilization
  8. Gravelling
  9. Concrete Paving
  10. Driveways, approaches, curb ramp, and sidewalk construction
  11. Restoration

Phase 1C – Reconstruction of SE quadrant of 41st Street and Sycamore Avenue

  1. Pavement removals
  2. Temporary watermain setup
  3. Watermain installation
  4. Sanitary sewer repairs
  5. Storm drainage improvements
  6. Grading
  7. Subgrade stabilization
  8. Gravelling
  9. Concrete Paving
  10. Driveways, approaches, curb ramp, and sidewalk construction
  11. Restoration

Phase 1D – Reconstruction of SW quadrant of 41st Street and Sycamore Avenue

  1. Pavement removals
  2. Temporary watermain setup
  3. Watermain installation
  4. Sanitary sewer repairs
  5. Storm drainage improvements
  6. Grading
  7. Subgrade stabilization
  8. Gravelling
  9. Concrete Paving
  10. Driveways, approaches, curb ramp, and sidewalk construction
  11. Restoration

Phase 2A – Reconstruction of east half of 33rd Street and Sycamore Avenue

  1. Pavement removals
  2. Cathodic protection of watermain
  3. Grading
  4. Gravelling
  5. Fillets, curb ramps, sidewalk
  6. Asphalt paving

Phase 2B – Reconstruction of west half of 33rd Street and Sycamore Avenue

  1. Pavement removals
  2. Cathodic protection of watermain
  3. Grading
  4. Gravelling
  5. Fillets, curb ramps, sidewalk
  6. Asphalt paving
  1. Phase 3 – Side Street Concrete curb and gutter and accessible curb ramp repairs

Phase 4A – Asphalt resurfacing of first mile of Sycamore Avenue

  1. Asphalt milling
  2. Adjust valves and manholes
  3. Asphalt paving

Phase 4B – Asphalt resurfacing of second mile of Sycamore Avenue

  1. Asphalt milling
  2. Adjust valves and manholes
  3. Asphalt paving

Phase 5 – Traffic signal upgrade at 41st Street and Bahnson Avenue

   

Phase 2

Phase 3

Phase 4

Project Overview

Completion Date:

November 4, 2022

Contract Amount: 

$6,010,101.01 

Project Summary:

This project will reconstruct and widen the intersection of 41st Street and Sycamore Avenue to increase traffic capacity, improve intersection efficiency, and enhance the safety of the intersection. The widened intersection will include a left turn lane and two through lanes on all four legs of the intersection. 41st Street will have a center median at the intersection. Additional improvements to the intersection of 41st Street and Sycamore Avenue include concrete pavement, new water main, sanitary sewer repairs, storm drainage improvements, street light and traffic signal improvements, new accessible curb ramps, and curb and gutter. Sycamore Avenue will also be resurfaced from 28th Street to 57th Street. The intersection of 33rd Street and Sycamore Avenue will also be reconstructed to improve ride quality as part of this project. Additional traffic signal improvements will be made at the intersections of 41st Street and Bahnson Avenue and 33rd Street and Sycamore Avenue 

Contact Information

City of Sioux Falls
Troy Miller
tmiller@siouxfalls.org
605-367-8624

Consultant Name:

Ulteig Engineers, Inc.
Project Engineer:
Chad Stensland 
chad.stensland@ulteig.com
605-323-3206

Contractor Name:

T&R Contracting, Inc.