RAPID CITY, S.D. – August 18, 2020 – Oftedal Construction Inc. suspended construction activities last week when one of their employees had a confirmed case of COVID-19. Additional testing was done, and all other tests came back negative.
Work resumed yesterday with grading near Countryside Boulevard. Gravel placement will continue this week moving west. Curb and gutter installation will begin this week. Storm sewer installation continues near Clarkson Road and Spring Canyon Trail.
Through traffic is advised to consider an alternate route. The speed limit is 35 mph from Albertta Drive to Victoria Lake Road.
Motorists are asked to be aware of suddenly slowing and merging traffic, changing work zone locations, reduced speeds through the work zone, and construction workers and equipment adjacent to the driving lanes. Additional information will be provided as phasing, access, and traffic control changes with the progression of the project. To view the entire scope of the project, with the phasing and traffic control plans as well as weekly updates, please visit the Story Map located at: https://arcg.is/58fn9. The public may leave a message at (605)343-3311 with any questions or concerns regarding this reconstruction project.