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Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction

Project Location

Reconstruction from Junction of US 385 to Albertta Drive in Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota

For detailed project information, visit the Story Map. See Before and After drone footage of completed Phase 4!

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Description

The primary purpose of this reconstruction project is to improve safety for the traveling public and improve the operational efficiency of Sheridan Lake Road.

The project includes grading, asphalt, curb and gutter, grading for sidewalk and storm sewer.Increase lane widths and added shoulders. The urban section will have three 12-foot lanes with curb and gutter and grading for sidewalk on the south side of the roadway from Spring Canyon Trail to Albertta Drive. The rural sections of the project will be primarily two 12-foot lanes with four foot shoulders, some short sections may require curb and gutter due to steep back slopes. Horizontal and vertical curves will meet 50 mph design speeds where feasible.

Contract

  • Prime Contractor: Oftedal Construction, Inc.
  • Contract Amount: $22.9 million
  • Contract Completion Date: July 1, 2022
Sheridan Lake Road road sign

Latest Progress

Project Update 2021-11-22

RAPID CITY, S.D. – November 22, 2021 – SHERIDAN LAKE ROAD IS OPEN, from Highway 385 to Rapid City. Oftedal will have crews on site this week installing fence and finishing striping and sign installation. No work will take place over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. General cleanup will be completed next week. Weekly updates will…

Project Update 2021-11-15

RAPID CITY, S.D. – November 15, 2021 – Traffic is on the new alignment from Highway 385 to North Beach Road. The striping and permanent signing will be installed this week, pending weather, from North Beach Road to the western most Spring Creek Bridge. Guardrail will also be completed this week. Reminder: No through traffic…

Project Update 2021-11-08

RAPID CITY, S.D. – November 8, 2021 – Traffic is on the new alignment from Highway 385 to North Beach Road. The striping and permanent signing will be installed this week, pending weather, from North Beach Road to the western most Spring Creek Bridge. Reminder: No through traffic on Sheridan Lake Road from Taylor Ranch…