6th Street and Bahnson Avenue Intersection Realignment

Project Update 7/24/2020

Due to COVID-19, weekly meetings will not be open to the public.  If you have questions or concerns, please reach out to the project team. 

  • Contractor completed curb on Bahnson Ave for Phase 1.
  • Contractor completed asphalt on Bahnson Ave for Phase 1.
  • Contractor plans to begin pouring sidewalk the week of July 20th on Bahnson Ave for Phase 1.
  • The Temporary Pedestrian Access Route will be switched over to the south side of 6th St. the week of July 27th.

Project Milestones 

Phase 1

  1. Removals and Clearing
  2. Rough Grading
  3. Sanitary
  4. Water
  5. Storm
  6. Aggregate Base
  7. Concrete Paving
  8. Sidewalk
  9. Signal Poles
  10. Pavement Markings

Phase 2

  1. Removals and Clearing
  2. Rough Grading
  3. Aggregate Base
  4. Concrete Paving
  5. Signal Poles
  6. Pavement Markings
  7. Open Road to Traffic

Commuter Route Information

  • Bahnson Ave closed at intersection of 6th Street to south side of Solar Drive  
  • Detour route will include 6th Street, Sycamore Avenue and 3rd Street.

Project Overview

Project Summary:

This is a realignment project at the intersection of Sixth Street and Bahnson Avenue. Bahnson Avenue will be reconstructed just north of Sixth Street to align with North Locust Avenue. This realignment will improve the geometrics of the intersection for both vehicles and pedestrians. This project will involve sanitary sewer, water main, and storm drainage improvements along with pavement replacement and site restoration. Audible pedestrian signals will also be installed at this intersection to improve crosswalk accessibility and safety.

Completion Date:

Substantial complete:
August 7, 2020
Punchlist Complete:
August 21, 2020
Final Complete:
September 28, 2020

Contract Amount: 


Contact Information

City of Sioux Falls
Vishnu Nellore

Consultant Name:

DGR Engineering
Lance Mayer

Contractor Name:

T&R Contracting