Recent News Releases

  • Lane Closure – Prairie Avenue

    Effective immediately, the northbound lane of North Prairie Avenue is closed between Sixth Street and Seventh Street

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Tomar Road | Street Closure - Tallgrass Avenue | Lane Closures - North Drive

  • Street Closure – Minnesota Avenue

    Beginning at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, North Minnesota Avenue from Second Street to Bennett Street will be closed. Traffic detour will in place.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 41st Street | Street Closure – South Phillips Avenue | Lane Closures – Benson Road | Street Closure - Brookline Circle | Lane Closures - 18th Street Lane

  • Planning Commission Briefing

    Prior to their monthly public hearing, the City of Sioux Falls Planning Commission will have a briefing on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at 12 noon.

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Construction News

    Traffic Lane Switch on 57th Street | Lane Closure – 12th Street | Street Closure – North Sycamore Street | Lane Closure Update – West 41st Street | Street Closure at 69th Street and Southeastern Roundabout

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – West 41st Street | Lane Closures - 18th Street

  • Mayor’s Monthly Column: Investing in Public Safety, Building our City’s Future

    We are fortunate to live in a community with an extensive list of accolades, from our low unemployment rate to Sioux Falls’ excellent cultural and recreational amenities that enhance our quality of life.

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure - Dakota Avenue | Street Closures - Bailey Street and Prairie Avenue | 57th Street Traffic Switch

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • 41st Street and Minnesota Avenue Traffic Pattern Changes

    Over the last month, contractors have been working on changes to increase traffic efficiency at the intersection of 41st Street and Minnesota Avenue

  • Sioux Falls Selected to Participate in Nationwide Public Arts Initiative

    Downtown Sioux Falls is already a cultural and arts destination, and now—thanks to a grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies for a nationwide public arts initiative—it will become even more of a hub for the arts.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures Update - Kiwanis Avenue | Street Closure - Western Avenue | Street Closure – Graystone Avenue | Street Closure – Phillips Avenue

  • New Art Gallery To Showcase Local Artists At City Hall

    Local artists have the opportunity to display their artwork in a new venue: City Hall.

  • Lane Closure – 57th Street

    Beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday morning, July 23, 2020, both westbound lanes of East 57th Street will be closed between East Sequoia Trail and South Glenview Road.

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Mayor TenHaken Presents 2021 Budget

    Mayor Paul TenHaken presented his administration’s proposal for the 2021 budget to the Sioux Falls City Council and public on Tuesday, July 21.

  • Lane Closures - Kiwanis Avenue

    Beginning on Thursday, July 23, 2020, pavement repairs will begin at five locations on Kiwanis Avenue between Rice Street and 37th Street

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures - Louise Avenue | Street Closure - Prairie Avenue

  • City Receives State Recognition for Drinking Water Excellence

    Good news for the City of Sioux Falls is good news for city residents―especially when it comes to the quality of its drinking water.

  • Street Closures

    Street Closures – Galway Avenue and 53rd Street | Street Closure – 12th Street

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 69th Street | Entrance to Rotary Park Closed

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Construction News

    Intersection Closures – 57th Street | Street Closure - Empire Place

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Six Mile Road | Lane Closure – Cliff Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 26th Street | Street Closure – 26th Street from Veterans Parkway to Arrowhead Parkway | Lane Closures – 41st Street | Lane Closure - West 41st Street | Street Closures - Bailey Street and Walts Avenue

  • Lane Closure – West 33rd Street

    Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 9, 2020, the outside westbound lane of West 33rd Street will be closed for approximately 200 feet at South Dakota Avenue.

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Construction News

    Faith Avenue Detour | Highland Addition Street Reconstruction and Utility Improvements Phase 2 | Traffic Signal Work On Madison Street and Kiwanis Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    41st Street Traffic Switch at Western Avenue | St Andrews Drive and Inverness Drive Construction | Ninth Street Sidewalk Closure

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Holbrook Avenue | Street Closure - Lake Avenue | Lane Closures - Minnesota Avenue | Lane Closure - 26th Street

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • City Announces New Housing Board in Partnership With Minnehaha County

    The City of Sioux Falls and Minnehaha County have formed the Accessible Housing Advisory Board, a new committee focused on developing housing solutions in the greater Sioux Falls area.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – Phillips Avenue

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – 60th Street North | Street Closure – Hawthorne Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – 37th Street and Minnesota Avenue | Lane Closures - Minnesota Avenue

  • SFFR Fireworks Safety Radio Public Service Announcement Available

    The 4th of July is coming up fast! Sioux Falls Fire Rescue has created a 30-second radio public service announcement regarding fireworks safety, and it is available for public use

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Ellis Road | Lane Closure – West 26th Street | Street Closure – South Valley View Road | Lane Closures - Cleveland Avenue

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – South Van Eps Avenue | Street Closure – Fifth Avenue

  • Mayor TenHaken Presents Five-Year Proposed Capital Program

    Mayor Paul TenHaken presented his administration’s proposed 2021–2025 Capital Program to the Sioux Falls City Council and public on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Planning Commission Briefing

    Prior to their monthly public hearing, the City of Sioux Falls Planning Commission will have a briefing on Tuesday June 30, 2020, at 12 noon.

  • Traffic Signal Work – 54th Street North and Cliff Avenue

    Beginning on Wednesday morning, June 24, 2020, crews will begin to replace a traffic signal cabinet at 54th Street North and Cliff Avenue.

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Signal Work – 37th Street and Minnesota Avenue

    Beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, to allow construction crews to work on a traffic cabinet, the signal at West 37th Street and Minnesota Avenue will be turned off and replaced with temporary stop signs for eastbound and westbound 37th Street traffic.

  • Midco® Aquatic Center Begins Phase 2 Reopening Plan

    Midco® Aquatic Center is excited to announce increased availability to the Sanford Health 50 Meter Pool.

  • Sioux Area Metro to Resume Full Transit Services

    Mayor TenHaken is pleased to announce that Sioux Area Metro (SAM) will resume full transit services beginning on Monday, June 22.

  • Sidewalk Closure – 11th Street

    Beginning on Monday, June 22, 2020, the sidewalk along the south side of East 11th Street will be closed between First Avenue to Second Avenue for sidewalk construction and electrical work

  • City Announces Alternative Activities for Independence Day

    Due to the public health risks of COVID-19, the City of Sioux Falls has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Independence Day parade and picnic at Falls Park.

  • Street Closure - Holbrook Avenue

    Beginning on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, Holbrook Avenue will be closed from 50th Street to 52nd Street to allow construction crews to begin work on street

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures - Marion Road | Intersection Closure - Duluth Avenue | Lane Closure – Eighth Street

  • Mayor’s Column: Our Path Forward

    Last week George Floyd was laid to rest. Since his tragic death in Minneapolis, the entire nation has grieved the loss of Mr. Floyd, and the circumstances

  • Street Construction News

    Western Avenue Open – North of 41st Street | Street Closure – Duluth Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – South Valley View Road | Concrete Repairs - Eighth Street | Lane Closures - Minnesota Avenue | Street Closure – South Marion Road

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Construction News

    Dakota Avenue Street Construction | Marion Road and 49th Street Construction | Bailey Street Closure

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closures – Grinnell Avenue and 32nd Street | Lane Closures - Minnesota Avenue

  • Lane Closure – 26th Street

    Beginning on Thursday, June 11, 2020, the outside eastbound lane of East 26th Street will be closed from South Alpine Avenue to approximately 750 feet west of East Red Oak Drive.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 41st Street | Street Closure – 18th Street | Riverdale Park - Greenway Trail Bridge Closed for Repair

  • Phased Reopening of City Amenities

    To protect the health and the public while also offering services and programs, the City of Sioux Falls continues to reopen its buildings and amenities in a phased manner.

  • Lane Shift - 26th Street

    Beginning on Thursday, June 4, 2020, traffic will be moved to the south side of East 26th Street between I-229 and Southeastern Avenue.

  • Turn Lane Closure – 41st Street

    Beginning on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, the westbound to southbound left turn lane on West 41st Street at Western Avenue will be closed as part of the next phase of the reconstruction of the intersection of 41st Street and Western Avenue.

  • Lane Closure – Ninth Street from Phillips Avenue to Main Avenue

    Beginning on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, the westbound lane of West North Ninth Street will be closed between Phillips Avenue and Main Avenue to allow crews to perform concrete pavement patching

  • Sidewalk Closures – Eighth Street and Reid Street

    Beginning on Tuesday morning, June 2, 2020, the sidewalk on the south side of East Eighth Street between the Big Sioux River bridge and Weber Avenue and the sidewalk on the west side of South Reid Street south of Eighth Street will have some isolated closures.

  • Mayor Implements Temporary Curfew

    Mayor Paul TenHaken has signed a Declaration of Emergency and a corresponding 10:00 p.m. curfew for the area bordered by 57th Street on the south

  • Mayor TenHaken and Chief Burns Issue Statements on Events in Minneapolis

    Today, Sioux Falls Mayor Paul TenHaken and Police Department Chief Matthew Burns issued the following statements in response to recent events in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

  • Street Construction News

    Russell Frontage Road Closure | Sidewalk Closure - Ninth Street

  • Mayor’s Column: Summer of New Opportunities

    From fall football to spring soccer and winter skiing to summer baseball and softball, the City of Sioux Falls offers a wide-range of activities for all seasons of the year.

  • Lane Closures – Lake Shore Boulevard

    Beginning on Thursday morning, May 28, 2020, the inside eastbound lane and inside westbound lane of Lake Shore Boulevard will be closed between South Edna Avenue and South Lorraine Drive.

  • Bailey Street Closure

    Beginning on Thursday, May 28, 2020, Bailey Street will be closed between Minnesota Avenue and Summit Avenue.

  • Mayor Delivers State of the City

    Mayor Paul TenHaken shared his message of hope, unity, resilience, compassion, and strength today in his 2020 State of the City Address.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures - West Avenue | Street Closure - 12th Street | Lane Closures – Minnesota Avenue | Lane Closure - Russell Street | Lane Closure - Western Avenue | Sertoma Park – Greenway Trail Bridge Closed for Repair

  • Public Hearing

    The City of Sioux Falls’ Housing Division will hold two virtual public hearings on Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 3:30 and 5:30 p.m.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure - Russell Frontage | Lane Closures – 57th Street | Lane Closure - Minnesota Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 49th Street | Street Closure - Marion Road

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – 41 Street | Lane Closure - Main Avenue

  • City Announces Summer Service Updates

    The City of Sioux Falls is committed to offering summer family friendly opportunities while reducing the spread of COVID-19.

  • The New Look of Customer Service in City Buildings

    On Monday, May 18, 2020, City Hall, the City Center, and Carnegie Town Hall will reopen to the public in limited capacity.

  • Street Construction News - Reminder

    Reminder: Western Avenue Street Closure - North of 41st Street | Lane Closures - 60th Street North and Cliff Avenue

  • Street Closure – 13th Street

    Beginning on Friday, May 15, 2020, East 13th Street will be closed from First Avenue to Second Avenue to allow crews to perform concrete pavement patching.

  • Street Construction News

    I-229 Interstate and Rice Street Ramp Closure Update | Lane Closure – North Dakota Avenue | Intersection Closure – Cleveland Avenue and Rice Street

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – 52nd Street and Kyle Avenue | I-229 Interstate and Rice Street Ramp Closure

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure - Western Avenue | Lane Closure – Kiwanis Avenue | Street Closure – 13th Street | Street Closure – Judy Avenue | Sanitary Sewer Repairs – 42nd Street, Genevieve Avenue, and Judy Avenue

  • City Offices Begin to Reopen to the Public

    Beginning on Monday, May 18, 2020, City Hall and the City Center will reopen to the public in a limited capacity.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 57th Street | Lane Closure – 26th Street | Street Closure – Southeastern Avenue | Kirby Dog Park at Fork Sod | Kirby Dog Park at Fork Sod

  • Council Approves New COVID-19 Ordinance

    At a special City Council meeting this morning, May 7, 2020, the Sioux Falls City Council voted to ease business limitations necessary to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the Sioux Falls region. The new ordinance (47-20) passed 7-1

  • Public Notice

    This notice provides the public an opportunity to examine and comment on amendment #3 to the 2020 Annual Action Plan for the City of Sioux Falls for a period of 5 days.

  • Lane Closures – West Eighth Street and North Dakota Avenue

    Beginning on Thursday morning, May 7, 2020, the outside eastbound lane of West Eighth Street will be closed for a short distance to the west of North Dakota Avenue and to the east of North Main Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – West 57th Street | Street Closure - Bailey Street | Lane Closure – 57th Street