Minnesota Avenue/Russell Street Intersection Rehabilitation

Project Update 2/5/2021 

Project Milestones 

  1. Phase 1A – East leg of Russell Street
  2. Phase 1B – East ½ of Minnesota Avenue and the left turn lanes in the west leg of Russell Street
  3. Phase 2 – Northwest quadrant of Minnesota Avenue and Russell Street
  4. Phase 3 – Southwest quadrant of Minnesota Avenue and Russell Street

Commuter Route Information: 

  • This project will be phased to allow the intersection of Minnesota Avenue and Russell Street to remain open during the joint repairs.
  • Necessary traffic control will be placed per phase limiting the number of lanes that can be accessed.
  • Truck traffic will be restricted from making turning movements at the intersection. 
  • Trucks will be detoured around the intersection.
  • The project will begin with the closure of Russell Street east of Minnesota Avenue for approximately one month with all of other legs of the intersection open to traffic.
  • Access to local businesses will be allowed and appropriate detours will be in place.  
Phasing Plan

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Project Overview

Completion Date:

September 15, 2021

Contract Amount: 


Project Summary:

This project consists of milling the existing asphalt roadway surface and installing a new asphalt overlay surface from 41st Street to 53rd Street and from 57th Street south to the cul-de-sac.  Mill and overlay work will also be completed on 44th Street from 45th Street to Marion Road.  The existing roadway surfacing has deteriorated to a point that restoration is needed.  Other improvements include replacing sidewalk curb ramps at all intersections and curb and gutter repairs at various locations.

Contact Information

City of Sioux Falls
Dena Knutson

Consultant Name:

Paul Sanow
(605) 977-7756

Contractor Name: