Minnesota Avenue from Russell Street to 2nd Street

Phase 1

Project Update 11/11/2022  

  • Minnesota Avenue is now fully open to traffic.  
  • Temporary Street lighting in in place for the winter months. 
  • Beginning next spring, decorative lighting and street elements will be installed.

Commuter Route Information: 

  • All 4 lanes on Minnesota Avenue are open to traffic

Project Milestones 

Phase 1A (west side of Minnesota Avenue, Russell Street to Bailey Street):

  1. Removals
  2. Water Main
  3. Sanitary Sewer
  4. Storm Drainage
  5. Grading
  6. Graveling
  7. Concrete Pavement
  8. Other Miscellaneous Concrete Work – sidewalks retaining walls, etc.

Phase 1B (west side of Minnesota Avenue, Bailey Street to 2nd Street): 

  1. Removals
  2. Water Main
  3. Sanitary Sewer
  4. Storm Drainage
  5. Grading
  6. Gravelling
  7. Concrete Pavement
  8. Other Miscellaneous Concrete Work – sidewalks retaining walls, etc.

Phase 2 (east side of Minnesota Avenue): 

  1. Removals
  2. Water Main
  3. Sanitary Sewer
  4. Storm Drainage
  5. Grading
  6. Gravelling
  7. Concrete Pavement
  8. Other Miscellaneous Concrete Work – sidewalks retaining walls, etc.

Phase3

  1. Median Construction
  2. Traffic Signals
  3. Street Lighting
  4. Site Restoration

Project Overview

Completion Date:

June 2023

Contract Amount: 

$14,069,218.68

Project Summary:

This project consists of the complete reconstruction of Minnesota Avenue from Russell Street to 2nd Street.  Work will include replacement of a 42” water main, a 12” watermain, and an 8” watermain; replacement of the sanitary sewer; storm drainage improvements; concrete pavement with a center median; enhanced pedestrian facilities, including new sidewalk, accent lighting, streetscaping, and bus stops; and installation of a new traffic signal at Brookings Street. Site restoration items, including landscaping and final seeding, will be completed in 2023.

Contact Information

City of Sioux Falls
Tim Krueger
tkrueger@siouxfalls.org
(605) 367-8615

Consultant Name:

HDR 
Paul Sanow
paul.sanow@hdrinc.com
(605) 977-7756

Contractor Name:

T&R Contracting, Inc