Minnesota Avenue/Russell Street Intersection Rehabilitation

Project Update 4/9/2021 

  • Beginning on Monday, April 12, 2021, construction will start on the intersection of Russell Street and Minnesota Avenue.
  • Construction crews will be performing joint repairs, installing sidewalk, and upgrading the traffic signals. 
  • The east leg of the intersection will be closed from Minnesota Avenue to Main Avenue. 
  • The other three legs of the intersection will have lane closures but will remain open with traffic reduced to one lane in each direction.

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: 

  • The east leg of the intersection is closed from Minnesota Avenue to Main Avenue. 
  • Traffic is detoured on Minnesota Avenue, Benson Road, and 4th Avenue.
  • The other three legs of the intersection will have lane closures but will remain open with traffic reduced to one lane in each direction.
  • During construction, truck traffic will be restricted from making turns at the intersection. 
  • Trucks needing to make turns will be detoured on Minnesota Avenue, 10th and 11th Streets, 12th Street, West Avenue, and Russell Street.
     
Phasing Plan

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Project Overview

Completion Date:

October 15, 2021

Contract Amount: 

$535,535.35

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
Vishnu Nellore
VNellore@siouxfalls.org
(605) 367-8643

Consultant Name:

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

Contractor Name:

T&R Contracting, Inc.