Recent News Releases

  • Arts Task Force Announced

    Mayor Paul TenHaken is excited to announce the members of the City’s 2020 Arts Task Force.

  • Lane Closure - 57th Street

    Beginning on Friday, January 24, 2019, the inside westbound lane of 57th Street between Batcheller Lane and Western Avenue will be closed to allow crews to perform utility locates.

  • SFFR Wins Fire Service Safety Leadership Award

    The Congressional Fire Services Institute and National Fallen Firefighters Foundation have selected Sioux Falls Fire Rescue as the recipients of the 2020 Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award.

  • No Travel Advisory for Sioux Falls

    The winter storm and blowing snow have created adverse conditions in Sioux Falls.

  • Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation Facilities Closed Due to Weather

    Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation announces Midco® Aquatic Center, all five community centers, and all ice rinks will be closed on the following dates due to weather:

  • Snow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls

    The Public Works Street Division has declared a snow alert beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 17, 2020.

  • Lane Closure – Ninth Street

    Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on January 16, 2020, the westbound lane of West Ninth Street will be closed between Dakota Avenue & Main Avenue.

  • Sioux Falls New Population Estimate Is 190,750

    Sioux Falls continues to see its population increase after another strong year of construction, strong job growth, and improvements in our community’s quality of life.

  • Parks and Recreation to Host Public Meeting to Share Comprehensive System Plan Recommendations

    Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation will host a public meeting to share the preliminary recommendations on the department’s Comprehensive Parks & Recreation System Plan.

  • Year-End Building Permit Totals for 2019

    Sioux Falls experienced another positive year of construction growth in 2019 as the construction valuation for 7,355 total building permits reached $771,507,597

  • Lane Closure – Eighth Street

    Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, January 10, 2020, the outside eastbound lane of Eighth Street will be closed between North Main Avenue and North Phillips Avenue.

  • 2019 Road Construction Recap

    Despite record amounts of rain in 2019, the City of Sioux Falls still worked on dozens of road construction projects, many of those focused on bettering traffic flow and safety as the city continues to grow.

  • A Look Back at 2019

    It is said that all good things must come to an end. While 2019 may be ending, I am confident the Sioux Falls’ momentum will continue into 2020. Looking back on the past 12 months, there is much the community accomplished.

  • Snow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls

    The Public Works Street Division has declared a snow alert beginning at 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 29, 2019

  • City of Sioux Falls Holiday Office Hours

    Several departments across the City of Sioux Falls will be closed or have shortened holiday hours on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

  • Beautiful Nature Area Added to Family Park Now Open to the Public

    Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce the recent opening of an additional 154 acres of beautiful nature land at Family Park.

  • Street Closure – Dakota Avenue

    Beginning on Thursday morning, December 26, 2019, South Dakota Avenue will be closed between 13th Street and 14th Street.

  • Lane Closure – 57th Street

    Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, the outside eastbound lane of West 57th Street will be closed between Old Yankton Road and South Bur Oak Place

  • Outstanding City Employees Recognized

    Mayor Paul TenHaken has announced the winners of the V. L. Crusinberry Award, Jeanne Fullenkamp Management Excellence Award, and Employee of the Year for Safety Award—the City’s top employee awards

  • Street Closure – Madison Street

    Beginning on Monday afternoon, December 9, 2019, Madison Street will be closed for utility work from Covell Avenue to Menlo Avenue.

  • Anne Sullivan Students Will Perform a Holiday Music Program at the City Center on December 10, 2019

    About 100 fourth-grade students from Anne Sullivan Elementary School will perform their 2019 Annual Holiday Music Program for the Mayor, City Council, and all City employees on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, at 10 a.m.

  • Mayor TenHaken Testifies before Senate Subcommittee

    Mayor TenHaken participated in a hearing on mobile technology and infrastructure today to share his support of telecommunication infrastructure investments and the City of Sioux Falls’ approach to small cell and 5G towers.

  • Street Closure – 54th Street North

    Beginning on Thursday, December 5, 2019, West 54th Street North at North Marion Road will be closed to allow construction crews to perform utility work

  • Intersection Closure - 33rd Street and Woodland Hills

    Beginning on Monday, December 2, 2019, East 33rd Street and Woodland Hills Road will be closed to traffic at Southeastern Avenue.

  • Lane Closure Update – West 49th Street

    Beginning on Monday morning, December 2, 2019, the outside eastbound lane and outside westbound lane of West 49th Street will be closed between South Kiwanis Avenue and South Elmwood Avenue.

  • Snow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls

    The Public Works Street Division has declared a snow alert beginning at 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 2019.

  • Thanksgiving Holiday Cooking Safety

    Sioux Falls Fire Rescue would like to remind citizens of the dangers associated with holiday cooking.

  • City Offers Practical Help for Winter Preparedness

    As the city prepares for the season’s first snowfall, the City of Sioux Falls reminds residents of the communication tools available to stay informed.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Kiwanis Avenue | Lane Closure – Western Avenue | Street Closure – Eighth Avenue | Lane Closure – 49th Street

  • 16th Annual Winter Wonderland Dazzling Light Display Begins November 22, 2019

    Beginning on Friday, November 22, 2019, Falls Park will transform into a Winter Wonderland of dazzling lights and holiday music

  • Lane Closures - Minnesota Avenue

    Beginning on Friday, November 22, 2019, both southbound lanes on Minnesota Avenue will be closed at 28th Street to allow construction crews to perform concrete pavement repairs

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Tenth Street | Lane Closures - Cliff Avenue

  • Eighth Street and Big Sioux River Bridge Rehabilitation Public Open House

    The City of Sioux Falls will be hosting a public open house on the Eighth Street and Big Sioux River Bridge Rehabilitation project in downtown Sioux Falls on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, from 5 to 6 p.m., at the City Center

  • Marion Road Lane Shift

    Beginning on Thursday, November 14, 2019, construction crews will be performing utility work along Marion Road between University Trail and Benson Road.

  • Veterans Day 2019

    178 Veterans currently work at the City of Sioux Falls. Our thanks, our gratitude and our honor to all of them.

  • Bike Trail Closure – between Marson Drive and 49th Street

    Beginning on Monday, November 11, 2019, the bike trail will be closed between East Marson Drive and East 49th Street to allow for installati

  • Update on Parking Ramp Construction

    Mayor Paul TenHaken released a video update today on the current status and future prospects of the downtown parking ramp building project.

  • Falls Park Parking Lot Closure

    Beginning on Friday, November 8, 2019, the east parking lot at Falls Park will be closed to allow construction crews to perform parking lot improvements.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure - Franklin Avenue | Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue | Lane Closures – 12th Street and South Marion Road | Intersection Closure – 69th Street and Medical Court

  • CityLink Now Available on Streaming Devices

    The City of Sioux Falls is excited to launch multiple new options for residents to tune into live and on-demand CityLink content. Anyone can now access the channel online and on Roku and AppleTV devices.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 41st Street | Lane Closure – 49th Street | Lane Closures – 41st Street

  • Lane Closure – Sixth Street

    Beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, November 4, 2019, the outside eastbound lane of Sixth Street will be closed between Cleveland Avenue and Twin Towers Circle to allow crews to perform underground utility exploration

  • Falls Park Parking Lot Closure

    Beginning on Thursday, October 31, 2019, the east parking lot at Falls Park will be periodically closed to allow construction crews to perform curb and gutter and parking lot improvements.

  • Lane Closure - Benson Road

    Beginning on Thursday, October 31, 2019, the outside eastbound lane on Benson Road will be closed at VanEps Avenue

  • Planning Commission Briefing

    Prior to their monthly public hearing, the City of Sioux Falls Planning Commission will have a briefing on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at 12 noon.

  • Street Construction News

    Southeastern Avenue and Marson Drive Sanitary Sewer and Street Improvements | Street Closure – Highline Avenue

  • Public Notice

    This notice provides the public an opportunity to examine and comment on amendment #1 to the 2019 Annual Action Plan for the City of Sioux Falls for a period of 30 days.

  • Street Construction News

    Lien Park Improvements | Lane Closures - 57th Street | Lane Closure – Ninth Street | Sanitary Sewer Repairs – 33rd Street

  • City of Sioux Falls Launches Impact Campaign Focused on Recycling Education

    The City of Sioux Falls today launched a recycling education campaign called “It’s Easy to Make an Impact” to focus on how all residents

  • Lane Closure Delay - 26th Street between Van Eps Avenue to Southeastern Avenue

    Due to rain predicted on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, the bridge deck pour over I-229 will be delayed until Thursday, October 24, 2019

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Louise Avenue | Lane Closure – Kiwanis Avenue | Street Closure – 59th Street | Lane Closures along 41st Street | Lane Closures - 60th Street North

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Sixth Street | Street Closure – 85th Street | Sidewalk Closure – Bahnson Avenue | Street Closure – Dakota Avenue | Parking Lane Closure - Minnesota Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Vail Drive | Lane Closures – Eighth Street

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 12th Street | Road Closure – Duluth Avenue

  • OneLink App Helps City Resolve 10,000 Service Requests

    On Monday, October 7, the City of Sioux Falls fulfilled the 10,000th service request submitted through the OneLink mobile app.

  • Street Construction News

    Sertoma Avenue is now Open | Intersection Closure – Tenth Street and West Avenue

  • Public Notice

    This notice provides the public the opportunity to examine and comment on the proposed 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and 2020 Action Plan for the City of Sioux Falls for a period of 30 days.

  • Lane Closures - 41st Street and Kiwanis Avenue

    Beginning on Sunday, October 6, 2019, utility and pavement repairs will begin in the intersection of 41st Street and Kiwanis Avenue

  • Emergency Intersection Closure – 26th Street and Fourth Avenue

    Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 3, 2019, the intersection of East 26th Street and South Fourth Avenue will be closed

  • Signal Work – Sixth Street and Dakota Avenue

    Beginning on Thursday, October 3, 2019, following the morning commute, the traffic signal at West Sixth Street and North Dakota Avenue will be taken down and replaced with a temporary three-way stop to allow construction crews to reconstruct the signal pole footings

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Kiwanis Avenue | Lane Closures – 41st Street and Kiwanis Avenue | Street Closure – Prairie 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.

  • Bike Trail and Parks Open

    The Parks and Recreation Department has reopened all parks and bike trail segments that were closed by recent flooding.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – Cliff Avenue | Street Closure – 11th Street | Lane Closure - Madison Street | Lane Closure - 26th street | Lane Closure – Minnesota 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 - Sixth Street between Minnesota Avenue to Main Avenue | Lane Closure – 26th Street | Lane Closure – Main Avenue | Tennis Lane Improvements Project – Phase 5

  • Public Health Director Joins Call for Individuals to Stop Using E-cigarettes Due to Vaping-Related Illnesses

    Public Health Director Jill Franken issued the following statements today regarding recent cases of vaping-related illnesses

  • Street Closure – 18th Street

    Beginning on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, West 18th Street will be closed west of Minnesota Avenue for approximately a four hour time period starting after the peak morning commute

  • 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 Closure – Southeastern Avenue and 33rd Street | Intersection Closures – Minnesota Avenue at 11th, 14th, and 18th Street | Street Closure – Mogen Avenue | Lane Closure - Sixth Street

  • Street Closure – 11th Street

    Beginning on Friday, September 20, 2019, 11th Street will be closed at Minnesota Avenue for approximately a two hour time period starting after the peak morning commute to allow construction crews to prepare the intersection for new pavement next week.

  • Street Closure – West Sixth Street

    Beginning on Friday, September 20, 2019, West Sixth Street between Grange Avenue and Prairie Avenue will be closed

  • Lane Closure - Sixth Street

    Beginning on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, the eastbound left turn lane on Sixth Street will be closed west of Cliff Avenue to allow crews to perform traffic signal improvements

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Kiwanis Avenue | Lane Closures - Minnesota Avenue | Parking Lot Closure - Falls Park | Street Closure - Frederick Avenue

  • Tree Debris Removal Guidance

    The City of Sioux Falls continues to remove fallen trees and large limbs that fell from or landed into the public right-of-way as a result of Tuesday’s storm.

  • Lane Closure - Burnside Street

    Beginning on Friday, September 13, 2019, the eastbound lane of Burnside Street will be closed between Hawthorne Avenue and West Avenue to allow crews to perform concrete pavement repairs.

  • Lane Closure – South Cliff Avenue

    Beginning at 11 a.m. on Thursday, September 12, 2019, both northbound lanes of South Cliff Avenue will be closed to the north of East 10th Street.

  • Ensure Your Sump Pump Is Draining Outside Your Home

    The City of Sioux Falls is reminding homeowners to ensure sump pumps are draining outside their homes.

  • Lane Closure – South Cliff Avenue

    Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 12, 2019, both northbound lanes of South Cliff Avenue will be closed to the north of East 10th Street.

  • Lane Closures - Minnesota Avenue

    Beginning on Monday, September 16, 2019, traffic on South Minnesota Avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Tenth Street and 19th Street

  • Events Campus Study Group Presents Recommendations

    Today, the Events Center Campus Study Group presented Mayor Paul TenHaken with their final recommendations

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – West Sixth Street | Lane Closure – East Sixth Street | Lane Closure – Cliff Avenue | Construction on Russell Street Service Road | Lane Closure – North Minnesota Avenue | Street Closure – West 41st Street | Street Closure – South Blauvelt Avenue...

  • Kiwanis Avenue and 18th Street Lane Closures

    Beginning on Friday, September 6, 2019, pavement repairs will begin on South Kiwanis Avenue and West 18th Street

  • Public Auction of Surplus Property and Police Unclaimed and Confiscated Property September 21, 2019

    The auction of general surplus property, including computers and police unclaimed and confiscated property will also be auctioned beginning at 9 a.m. at the Street Maintenance Facility, 1000 East Chambers Street, with vehicles to sell at approximately 12 noon

  • Emergency Lane Closure – 41st Street

    Beginning on Wednesday morning, September 4, 2019, the rightmost eastbound lane on West 41st Street at Marion Road will be closed

  • Lane Closure - Sixth Street

    Beginning on Thursday, September 5, 2019, the eastbound left turn lane on Sixth Street will be closed west of Cliff Avenue to allow crews to perform traffic signal improvements

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Louise Avenue | Street Closure – South Dakota Avenue

  • Transportation of Ash Wood Now Allowed

    In an effort to slow the spread of the emerald ash borer (EAB), City officials restricted the movement of ash wood within city limits between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

  • Lane Closure - Eighth Street

    Beginning on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, the eastbound right turn lane from Eighth Street onto southbound Cliff Avenue will be closed to allow crews to perform electrical improvements

  • Street Construction News

    Old Yankton Road Improvements | Lane Closures - Kiwanis Avenue | Sidewalk Closures – Various Downtown Locations | Sanitary Sewer and Street Improvements – Southeastern Avenue and Woodland Hills Road | Lane Closure – 57th Street

  • Thanks For A Great Summer Aquatic Season!

    Terrace Park Family Aquatic Center and Pioneer Spray Park will close for the season at 8 p.m. Sunday, September 1, 2019.

  • Provide Input on Walkability: Come to the Pedestrian Plan Open House

    The City of Sioux Falls Planning & Development Services department will kick off an update to the City’s Pedestrian Plan at an open house on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Carnegie Town Hall, 235 West Tenth Street

  • 69th Street Construction Project – Street Closures Update

    Beginning on Friday, August 30, 2019, traffic on West 69th Street between Louise Avenue and Beal Place will be switched to the new concrete pavement on the south side of the road to allow crews to begin work on the next phase of construction on 69th Street between Louise Avenue and Medical Court.

  • Street Construction News

    Alley Closure – between Minnesota Avenue and Dakota Avenue | Lane Closure – Eighth Street | Lane Closures - Fourth Avenue | Lane Closures - Cliff Avenue

  • Join the Overdose Awareness Candlelight Vigil on Friday, August 30, 2019

    They are our sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, mothers, fathers, aunts, and uncles. In the United States, 192 people die every day from drug overdose.

  • Lane Closures - Louise Avenue

    Beginning on Tuesday, August 27, 2019, the outside northbound lane of South Louise Avenue will be closed north of 69th Street to allow crews to perform concrete pavement repairs

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures - Louise Avenue | Lane Closure - Weber Avenue

  • Planning Commission Briefing

    Prior to their monthly public hearing, the City of Sioux Falls Planning Commission will have a briefing on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, 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.

  • 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.