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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
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Latest Progress

Project Update 2022-06-21

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Gravel placement continues between Rockwood Road and the easternmost Spring Creek Bridge. This entire length is anticipated to have gravel surfacing by late next week. Topsoil placement and general cleanup continues throughout the work area. Between Rockwood Road and the easternmost Spring Creek Bridge, the road consists of dirt grade. Motorcycles…

Project Update 2022-06-13

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Rain events continue to slow the placement of gravel and topsoil, with normal progress to resume as the project dries and conditions improve. The remaining curb and gutter will be placed this week near the easternmost Spring Creek Bridge. Permanent striping from Dakota Point to the westernmost Spring Creek Bridge will…

Progress Update 2022-06-07

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Recent rain has slowed the placement of gravel, with normal progress to resume as the project dries and conditions improve. Curb and gutter will be placed next week near the easternmost Spring Creek Bridge. Permanent striping from Dakota Point to the westernmost Spring Creek Bridge will take place as well. Between…

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