Right Turn Lane Additions: 37th & Minnesota, 41st & Minnesota

Project Update 7/31/2020

  • The turn lane is open and striping for the new lane configuration at 41st and Minnesota is complete! 
  • The contractor has completed paving and striping work in the adjacent business parking lot and will be starting on landscaping work in this area in September after arrival of a new traffic cabinet.
  • The new turn lane at 37th and Minnesota has been paved. 
  • The new sidewalk and Fire Station approach off 37th Street have been completed. 
  • Lane closures should be taken down next week sometime after black dirt has been brought in for the boulevards and seeded.

2020 Project Milestones

41st & Minnesota:

  1. Move Xcel Energy poles
  2. Install new signal & remove existing sign bridge
  3. Remove surfacing at southwest corner of intersection for turn lane construction
  4. Install storm sewer improvements
  5. Construct new turn lane, sidewalk & parking lot modifications
  6. Install lighting, permanent signing and finalize traffic signal installation

37th & Minnesota

  1. Move Xcel Energy poles
  2. Remove surfacing at northeast corner of the intersection for turn lane construction
  3. Construct new turn lane & sidewalk.
  4. Install lighting, permanent signing and finalize traffic signal installation

Commuter Route Information:

  • The outside northbound lane of Minnesota Avenue is closed at 37th Street.
  • Westbound traffic on 37th Street is shifted into the left turn lane.

 

 

Project Overview

Project Summary

An eastbound right turn lane will be added at the intersection of 41st & Minnesota, as well as a westbound right turn lane at the intersection of 37th & Minnesota.  These right turn lanes will help increase the traffic capacity of each intersection.  Also as part of this project, accessible curb ramps will be upgraded at the intersections of 40th & Minnesota and 42nd & Minnesota.

Completion Date:

41st & Minnesota – 60 calendar days & by July 1, 2020
37th & Minnesota – 60 calendar days & by August 21, 2020

Contract Amount: 

$614,999.99

Contact Information

City of Sioux Falls
Kari Johnson
kjohnson@siouxfalls.org
(605) 367-8611 (office)
(605) 777-2859 (cell)

Consultant Name:

Infrastructure Design Group
Krista May
kristam@infrastructuredg.com
(605) 271-5527 (office)
(605) 929-0267 (cell)

Contractor Name:

T&R Contracting, Inc.