Project Update 2020-07-07

RAPID CITY, S.D. – July 7, 2020 – Storm sewer installation continues this week moving west from Albertta Drive. Utility relocation activities continue to progress along Sheridan Lake from Clarkson Road to Norseman Lane. Tree removals and cleanup continue this week along Sheridan Lake Road in preparation for future phases.

An updated drone video for Phase 4 of the project has been posted to the Story Map located at: https://arcg.is/58fn9.

Through traffic, such as motorists on their way to Sheridan Lake, are advised to consider an alternate route. Traffic delays are 15 minutes during daylight hours, when traffic is reduced to a single lane and guided through the work zone with the use of flaggers and a pilot car. At night there is two-way traffic. 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 project website https://www.SheridanLakeRoad.com. The public may leave a message at (605)343-3311 with any questions or concerns regarding this reconstruction project.

Project Update 2020-06-29

RAPID CITY, S.D. – June 29, 2020 – Two-way traffic will be maintained through the holiday weekend. Through traffic, such as motorists on their way to Sheridan Lake, are advised to consider an alternate route. Traffic delays are 15 minutes during daylight hours, when traffic is reduced to a single lane and guided through the work zone with the use of flaggers and a pilot car. At night there is two-way traffic. The speed limit is 35 mph from Albertta Drive to Victoria Lake Road.

Storm sewer installation continues this week moving west from Albertta Drive. Utility relocation activities continue to progress along Sheridan Lake from Clarkson Road to Norseman Lane. Tree removals and cleanup continue this week along Sheridan Lake Road in preparation for future phases.

A new drone video for Phase 3 of this reconstruction project has been posted to the Story Map located at: https://arcg.is/58fn9.

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. The public may leave a message at (605)343-3311 with any questions or concerns regarding this reconstruction project.

Project Update 2020-06-22

RAPID CITY, S.D. – June 22, 2020 – Milling will resume late this week at Clarkson Road, moving west. Storm sewer installation continues this week moving west from Albertta Drive. Utility relocation activities continue to progress along Sheridan Lake from Clarkson Road to Norseman Lane. Tree removals and cleanup continue this week along Sheridan Lake Road.

Through traffic, such as motorists on their way to Sheridan Lake, are advised to consider an alternate route. Traffic delays are 15 minutes during daylight hours, when traffic is reduced to a single lane and guided through the work zone with the use of flaggers and a pilot car. At night there will be two-way traffic. The speed limit is 35 mph from Albertta Drive to Victoria Lake Road.

A Story Map with detailed project information is located at: https://arcg.is/58fn9. 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.

Project Update 2020-06-16

RAPID CITY, S.D. – June 16, 2020 – Through traffic, such as motorists on their way to Sheridan Lake, are advised to consider an alternate route. Traffic delays are 15 minutes during daylight hours, when traffic is reduced to a single lane and guided through the work zone with the use of flaggers and a pilot car. At night there will be two-way traffic. The speed limit is 35 mph from Albertta Drive to Victoria Lake Road.

Storm sewer crews will begin this week at Albertta Drive. Utility relocation activities continue to progress along Sheridan Lake from Clarkson Road to Norseman Lane. Tree removals and cleanup will continue this week along Sheridan Lake Road.

A new Story Map with detailed project information is located at: https://arcg.is/58fn9.

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. The public may leave a message at (605)343-3311 with any questions or concerns regarding this reconstruction project.

Project Update 2020-06-08

RAPID CITY, S.D. – June 8, 2020 – Traffic delays are 15 minutes during daylight hours, when traffic is reduced to a single lane and guided through the work zone with the use of flaggers and a pilot car. At night there will be two-way traffic. The speed limit is 35 mph from Albertta Drive to Victoria Lake Road.

Cold milling is complete for the current work area.

Storm sewer crews will begin later this week at Albertta Drive.

Utility relocation activities continue to progress along Sheridan Lake from Clarkson Road to Norseman Lane.

Tree removals and cleanup will continue this week along Sheridan 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.

Project Update 2020-06-02

RAPID CITY, S.D. – June 2, 2020 – Cold milling and reclaim work will continue from Albertta Drive and Norseman Lane. Traffic is reduced to a single lane and guided through the work zone with the use of flaggers and a pilot car. Traffic delays are expected to be 15 minutes. Flaggers are stationed at the ends of the milling work zone and at intersecting streets. Residents with access directly onto Sheridan Lake Road will be notified when the milling operation will occur near their driveways. The cold milling operation is expected to be complete by June 6, 2020.

Storm sewer crews will begin work the week of June 8, at Albertta Drive.

Utility relocation activities continue to progress along Sheridan Lake from Clarkson Road to Norseman Lane.

Tree removals and cleanup will continue this week along Sheridan 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.

Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction from Albertta Drive to Norseman Lane

RAPID CITY, S.D. – May 28, 2020 – Cold milling operation will begin on Sheridan Lake Road on Monday, June 1, 2020, beginning at the intersection of Albertta Drive and ending at Norseman Lane. Traffic will be reduced to a single lane and guided through the work zone with the use of flaggers and a pilot car. Traffic delays are expected to be 15 minutes. Flaggers will be stationed at the ends of the milling work zone and at intersecting streets. Residents with access directly onto Sheridan Lake Road will be notified when the milling operation will occur near their driveways. The cold milling operation is expected to be complete by June 6, 2020.

Storm sewer crews will begin work on Tuesday, June 2, at Albertta Drive.

Utility relocation activities continue to progress along the north side of Sheridan Lake from Albertta Drive to Clarkson 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. The public may leave a message at (605)343-3311 with any questions or concerns regarding this reconstruction project.

Sheridan Lake Road Project to Begin May 11

RAPID CITY, S.D. May 8, 2020 – Oftedal Construction Inc. will begin construction on the Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction Project on Monday, May 11, 2020. Tree removal will begin within the work limits on private property.  Private utilities are currently in the process of relocating their facilities in advance of the project and Pennington County has also begun tree removal within the work limits on Forest Service property.

Motorists are advised traffic will be disrupted from Albertta Drive west towards Highway 385. 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.

The prime contractor on the $22.9 million-dollar project is Oftedal Construction Inc. of Miles City, Montana. The overall completion date for the project is July 1, 2022.

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. The public may contact the Public Information Specialist for more information on this project.