I-229 Exit 5, 26th Street, Southeastern Avenue Reconstruction

I-229/26th/Southeastern Projects

Final Update: 12/4/2020  

  • All concrete roadway paving has been completed.
  • Bridge paving work has been completed.
  • The contractor will work on concrete barriers, railings, raised islands, signals, etc. as weather permits.

Commuter Route Information

  • All roadways are open to traffic.
  • Off-peak daytime lane closures may be utilized for various construction tasks.

2020 Project Milestones

  1. Begin construction of the bridge deck over the Big Sioux River
  2. Complete service road and connections onto Southeastern Ave to the south of 26th St
  3. Move traffic to the south side of 26th St
  4. Demolition of the north portion of the 26th St bridge over the Big Sioux River
  5. Construction of the piers
  6. Complete tie in work of the bridge over I-229
  7. Complete grading of 26th St near Rotary Park
  8. Utility installation on Southeastern Ave north of 26th St
  9. Construction of Southeastern Ave north of 26th St
  10. Set girders for bridge over the Big Sioux River
  11. Construct concrete deck for the bridge over the Big Sioux River
  12. Open to traffic

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26th & Cleveland

Project Overview

Completion Date: July 2021

Contract Amount: $38,000,000

Project Summary:
This project will construct new on and off ramps from 26th St to I-229, realignment of Yeager Road and the construction of a new bridge over the Big Sioux River and the BNSF Railway.  Installation of new watermain, sanitary and storm sewer, new street lights and traffic signals.  

Contact Information

City of Sioux Falls
Dena Knutson


James Unruh

Contractor Name

D&G Concrete

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