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 stop and resume next spring when construction resumes.

The Forest Service has firewood available at the Spring Creek Trailhead.

Please call 605-343-1567 to obtain a wood cutting permit.

To view the entire scope of the project, with the phasing and traffic control plans, please visit the project website https://www.SheridanLakeRoad.com or the ArcGIS StoryMap located at: https://arcg.is/58fn9. Interested persons can also follow the project on Facebook, “Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction,” and on Twitter, “Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction@FerbEng.” The public may leave a message at (605)343-3311 with any questions or concerns regarding this reconstruction project.

SHERIDAN LAKE ROAD IS OPEN!!!
Sheridan Lake Road, Pennington County, South Dakota, Monday, November 22, 2021.
SHERIDAN LAKE ROAD IS OPEN!!!
Sheridan Lake Road, Pennington County, South Dakota, Monday, November 22, 2021.

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 on Sheridan Lake Road from Taylor Ranch Road to Highway 385. This portion of the project will re-open on approximately November 20th .

Final clean-up, topsoil, and seeding will take place from Norseman Lane to Rockwood Road in the coming weeks.

The speed limit is 35 mph from Norseman Lane to Rockwood Road. Thru traffic from Rapid City to Highway 385 must use an alternate route. 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 project website https://www.SheridanLakeRoad.com or the ArcGIS StoryMap located at: https://arcg.is/58fn9. Interested persons can also follow the project on Facebook, “Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction,” and on Twitter, “Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction@FerbEng.” The public may leave a message at (605)343-3311 with any questions or concerns regarding this reconstruction project.

New Guardrail on Sheridan Lake Road, Pennington County, South Dakota, Monday, November 15, 2021.
New Guardrail on Sheridan Lake Road, Pennington County, South Dakota, Monday, November 15, 2021.

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 Road to Highway 385. This portion of the project will re-open on approximately November 19th .

Final clean-up, topsoil, and seeding will take place from Norseman Lane to Rockwood Road in the coming weeks.

The speed limit is 35 mph from Norseman Lane to Rockwood Road. Thru traffic from Rapid City to Highway 385 must use an alternate route. 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 project website https://www.SheridanLakeRoad.com or the ArcGIS StoryMap located at: https://arcg.is/58fn9. Interested persons can also follow the project on Facebook, “Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction,” and on Twitter, “Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction@FerbEng.” The public may leave a message at (605)343-3311 with any questions or concerns regarding this reconstruction project.

New Asphalt near Highway 385, on Sheridan Lake Road, Pennington County, South Dakota, Monday, November 8, 2021.
New Asphalt near Highway 385, on Sheridan Lake Road, Pennington County, South Dakota, Monday, November 8, 2021.

Project Update 2021-11-01

RAPID CITY, S.D. – November 1, 2021 – Traffic is on the new alignment from Highway 385 to North Beach Road. The asphalt sand seal, striping, and permanent signing will begin late this week, pending weather, from North Beach Road to the western most Spring Creek Bridge.

Reminder: Sheridan Lake Road is closed from Taylor Ranch Road to Highway 385. This portion of the project will re-open on approximately November 19th .

Final clean-up, topsoil, and seeding will take place from Norseman Lane to Rockwood Road in the coming weeks.

The speed limit is 35 mph from Norseman Lane to Rockwood Road. Thru traffic from Rapid City to Highway 385 must use an alternate route. 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 project website https://www.SheridanLakeRoad.com or the ArcGIS StoryMap located at: https://arcg.is/58fn9. Interested persons can also follow the project on Facebook, “Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction,” and on Twitter, “Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction@FerbEng.” The public may leave a message at (605)343-3311 with any questions or concerns regarding this reconstruction project.

Asphalt Paving, on Sheridan Lake Road, Pennington County, South Dakota, Monday, November 1, 2021.
Asphalt Paving, on Sheridan Lake Road, Pennington County, South Dakota, Monday, November 1, 2021.

Project Update 2021-10-25

RAPID CITY, S.D. – October 25, 2021 – Traffic is on the new alignment from Highway 385 to North Beach Road. The asphalt sand seal, striping, and permanent signing will begin this week, pending weather, from North Beach Road to the western most Spring Creek Bridge.

Reminder: Sheridan Lake Road is closed from Taylor Ranch Road to Highway 385. This portion of the project will re-open on approximately November 19th .

Asphalt paving will be placed from Old Sheridan Lake Road to Rockwood Lane this week.

The speed limit is 35 mph from Norseman Lane to Rockwood Road. Thru traffic from Rapid City to Highway 385 must use an alternate route. 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 project website https://www.SheridanLakeRoad.com or the ArcGIS StoryMap located at: https://arcg.is/58fn9. Interested persons can also follow the project on Facebook, “Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction,” and on Twitter, “Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction@FerbEng.” The public may leave a message at (605)343-3311 with any questions or concerns regarding this reconstruction project.

Asphalt Paving near Rockwood Lane, on Sheridan Lake Road, Pennington County, South Dakota, Monday, October 25, 2021.
Asphalt Paving near Rockwood Lane, on Sheridan Lake Road, Pennington County, South Dakota, Monday, October 25, 2021.

Project Update 2021-10-11

RAPID CITY, S.D. – October 11, 2021 – Traffic is on the new alignment from Highway 385 to North Beach Road. Asphalt paving will continue as weather permits from Dakota Point Road to the western most Spring Creek Bridge.

Topsoil placement and approach work continues from Old Sheridan Road to Rockwood Lane.

Striping will take place from Norseman Lane to Victoria Lake Road well.

Reminder: Sheridan Lake Road is closed from Taylor Ranch Road to Highway 385.

The speed limit is 35 mph from Norseman Lane to Rockwood Road. Thru traffic from Rapid City to Highway 385 must use an alternate route. 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 project website https://www.SheridanLakeRoad.com or the ArcGIS StoryMap located at: https://arcg.is/58fn9. Interested persons can also follow the project on Facebook, “Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction,” and on Twitter, “Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction@FerbEng.” The public may leave a message at (605)343-3311 with any questions or concerns regarding this reconstruction project.

Asphalt Paving near Spring Creek Trailhead, on Sheridan Lake Road, Pennington County, South Dakota, Monday, October 11, 2021.
Asphalt Paving near Spring Creek Trailhead, on Sheridan Lake Road, Pennington County, South Dakota, Monday, October 11, 2021.

Project Update 2021-10-04

RAPID CITY, S.D. – October 4, 2021 – Traffic is on the new alignment from Highway 385 to North Beach Road. Asphalt paving will resume mid-week near Dakota Point Road.

Gravel placement and approach work continues from Old Sheridan Road to Rockwood Lane. Guardrail installation will begin late this week.

Installation of pipe culvert and grading outside of the existing road will continue east of Burgess Road as well.

Reminder: Sheridan Lake Road is closed from Taylor Ranch Road to Highway 385.

The speed limit is 35 mph from Norseman Lane to Rockwood Road. Thru traffic from Rapid City to Highway 385 must use an alternate route. 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 project website https://www.SheridanLakeRoad.com or the ArcGIS StoryMap located at: https://arcg.is/58fn9. Interested persons can also follow the project on Facebook, “Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction,” and on Twitter, “Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction@FerbEng.” The public may leave a message at (605)343-3311 with any questions or concerns regarding this reconstruction project.

Pipe Excavation East of  Burges Road, on Sheridan Lake Road, Pennington County, South Dakota, Monday, October 4, 2021.
Pipe Excavation East of Burges Road, on Sheridan Lake Road, Pennington County, South Dakota, Monday, October 4, 2021.

Project Update 2021-09-27

RAPID CITY, S.D. – September 27, 2021 – Sand seal will be applied to the new asphalt from Norseman Lane to Victoria Lake Road this week

Removal of the gravel detour to the marina continues. Traffic is on the new alignment road up to North Beach Road.

Asphalt Prime is being placed on the gravel surface from Dakota Point to Biker Bob’s Corner. Note: Residents in this area are being advised that they will be driving on an asphalt primed surface.

Reminder: Sheridan Lake Road is closed from Taylor Ranch Road to Highway 385.

 Installation of pipe culvert outside of the existing road will also take place east of Burgess Road.

The speed limit is 35 mph from Norseman Lane to Rockwood Road. Thru traffic from Rapid City to Highway 385 must use an alternate route. 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 project website https://www.SheridanLakeRoad.com or the ArcGIS StoryMap located at: https://arcg.is/58fn9. Interested persons can also follow the project on Facebook, “Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction,” and on Twitter, “Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction@FerbEng.” The public may leave a message at (605)343-3311 with any questions or concerns regarding this reconstruction project.

Topsoil Placement, on Sheridan Lake Road, Pennington County, South Dakota, Monday, September 27, 2021.
Topsoil Placement, on Sheridan Lake Road, Pennington County, South Dakota, Monday, September 27, 2021.

Project Update 2021-09-20

RAPID CITY, S.D. – September 20, 2021 – Seeding is in progress moving west from Norseman Lane. Finish work behind the curb and on slopes continues.

Removal of the gravel detour to the marina will take place this week. Traffic is on the new alignment road up to North Beach Road.

Reminder: Sheridan Lake Road is closed from Taylor Ranch Road to Highway 385.

Gravel will be placed this week along the new alignment from Old Sheridan Lake Road moving west to Rockwood Road.

A maintenance crew will be onsite during precipitation events and through the weekends to continue to maintain the road.

The speed limit is 35 mph from Norseman Lane to Rockwood Road. Thru traffic from Rapid City to Highway 385 must use an alternate route. 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 project website https://www.SheridanLakeRoad.com or the ArcGIS StoryMap located at: https://arcg.is/58fn9. Interested persons can also follow the project on Facebook, “Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction,” and on Twitter, “Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction@FerbEng.” The public may leave a message at (605)343-3311 with any questions or concerns regarding this reconstruction project.

Seeding and Erosion Control Blanket near Stirrup Court, Pennington County, South Dakota, Monday, September 20, 2021.
Seeding and Erosion Control Blanket near Stirrup Court, Pennington County, South Dakota, Monday, September 20, 2021.

Project Update 2021-09-13

RAPID CITY, S.D. – September 13, 2021 – Asphalt sand seal will be applied from Norseman Lane to Victoria Lake Road this week. Finish work behind curb and on slopes continues.

Curb and gutter continue at various locations from the westernmost Spring Creek Bridge to Dakota Point. Asphalt has begun near Highway 385 and will continue near Dakota Point late this week.

Reminder: Sheridan Lake Road is closed from Taylor Ranch Road to Highway 385.

Roadway excavation and fill placement continues along the new alignment from Old Sheridan Lake Road moving west to Rockwood Road.

A maintenance crew will be onsite during precipitation events and through the weekends to continue to maintain the road.

Traffic to the Marina at Sheridan Lake Road must use the gravel detour from Highway 385 until asphalt paving is placed.

The speed limit is 35 mph from Norseman Lane to Rockwood Road. Sheridan Lake Road is fully closed from Spring Creek Trailhead Road to Highway 385. Thru traffic from Rapid City to Highway 385 must use an alternate route. 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 project website https://www.SheridanLakeRoad.com or the ArcGIS StoryMap located at: https://arcg.is/58fn9. Interested persons can also follow the project on Facebook, “Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction,” and on Twitter, “Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction@FerbEng.” The public may leave a message at (605)343-3311 with any questions or concerns regarding this reconstruction project.

Roadway Embankment near Sawmill, on Sheridan Lake Road,  Pennington County, South Dakota, Monday, September 13, 2021.
Roadway Embankment near Sawmill, on Sheridan Lake Road,  Pennington County, South Dakota, Monday, September 13, 2021.