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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 the updated drone videos for Phases 3 and 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 2021-01-22

RAPID CITY, S.D. – January 22, 2021 – Oftedal Construction will continue working outside of the existing roadway, from Norseman Lane to Highway 385, in January and February as weather permits. Project updates will only be distributed as needed during this time. Significant construction activities are scheduled to resume in March 2021.   Motorists are…

Project Update 2021-01-12

RAPID CITY, S.D. – January 12, 2021 – Work this week includes fence removal, minor grading, and stump clearing outside of the existing roadway from Norseman Lane to Highway 385. Crews from Pennington County Highway Department will continue removing trees adjacent to Sheridan Lake Road at various locations. This work is expected to continue as…

Project Update 2021-01-04

RAPID CITY, S.D. – January 4, 2021 – Oftedal will resume work this week outside of the existing roadway from Norseman Lane to Highway 385 with fence removal, minor grading, and stump clearing. Crews from Pennington County Highway Department will continue removing trees adjacent to Sheridan Lake Road at various locations. This work is expected…