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 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 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.

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 weather permits.

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.

Stump Removals along Sheridan Lake Road 2021-01-08
Stump Removals along Sheridan Lake Road 2021-01-08

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 to continue as weather permits.

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 2020-12-22

RAPID CITY, S.D. – December 22, 2020 – Installation of mailboxes and permanent signing from Albertta Drive to Norseman Lane will be complete this week. Work continues outside of the existing roadway from Norseman Lane to Highway 385 with minor grading, and stump clearing. Oftedal intends to work through December 23. Construction work will be shut down December 24, 2020 and resume January 4, 2021.

Crews from Pennington County Highway Department continue removing trees adjacent to Sheridan Lake Road between the Spring Creek trail head and the Spring Creek Bridge. This work is expected to take place through December 2020.

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 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.

Stump Clearing Along Sheridan Lake Road 2020-12-21
Stump Clearing Along Sheridan Lake Road 2020-12-21

Project Update 2020-12-15

RAPID CITY, S.D. – December 15, 2020 – Fence work from Albertta Drive to Norseman Lane will be complete this week. Work continues outside of the existing roadway from Norseman Lane to Highway 385 with pipe installation, grading, and clearing. Oftedal intends to work through December 23. Construction work will be shut down December 24, 2020 through January 7, 2021.

Crews from Pennington County Highway Department continue removing trees adjacent to Sheridan Lake Road between the Spring Creek trail head and the Spring Creek Bridge. This work is expected to take place through December 2020.

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 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.

Project Update 2020-12-08

RAPID CITY, S.D. – December 8, 2020 – Installation of curve signs should be completed this week from Albertta Drive to Norseman Lane. Work this week includes fencing and mailbox replacement. Work continues outside of the existing roadway from Norseman Lane to Highway 385 with pipe installation, grading, and clearing.

Crews from Pennington County Highway Department are removing trees adjacent to Sheridan Lake Road between the Spring Creek trail head and the Spring Creek Bridge. This work is expected to take place through this month.

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.

Fill Area for 60” Reinforced Concrete Pipe and Box Culvert 2020-12-07
Fill Area for 60” Reinforced Concrete Pipe and Box Culvert 2020-12-07

Project Update 2020-12-02

RAPID CITY, S.D. – December 2, 2020 – Installation of permanent signs should be completed this week from Albertta Drive to Norseman Lane. Work this week also includes fencing and mailbox replacement. Work continues outside of the existing roadway from Norseman Lane to Highway 385 with pipe installation, grading, and clearing.

Crews from Pennington County Highway Department are removing trees adjacent to Sheridan Lake Road between the Spring Creek trail head and the Spring Creek Bridge. This work is expected to take place through this week.

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 2020-11-23

RAPID CITY, S.D. – November 23, 2020 – Work from Albertta Drive to Norseman Lane continues with mailbox replacement and installation of permanent signs. Work has begun outside of the existing roadway from Norseman Lane to Highway 385 with pipe installation, grading, and clearing.

Crews from Pennington County Highway Department are removing trees adjacent to Sheridan Lake Road between Dakota Point Road and Burgess Road. This work is expected to take place through November. 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.

Installing a Permanent Sign on Sheridan Lake Road 2020-11-23
Installing a Permanent Sign on Sheridan Lake Road 2020-11-23

Project Update 2020-11-17

RAPID CITY, S.D. – November 17, 2020 – Work this week includes replacing mailboxes and installing permanent signs. Oftedal also intends to work from Norseman Lane to Highway 385 outside of the existing roadway, as weather allows. That work will include pipe installation, grading, and clearing.

Crews from Pennington County Highway Department are removing trees adjacent to Sheridan Lake Road between Dakota Point Road and Burgess Road. This work is expected to take place through November.

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.

Sheridan Lake Road near Stonecrest Drive
Sheridan Lake Road near Stonecrest Drive November 2020
Sheridan Lake Road near Spring Canyon Trail November 2020
Sheridan Lake Road near Spring Canyon Trail November 2020

Project Update 2020-11-09

RAPID CITY, S.D. – November 9, 2020 – Work this week includes replacing mailboxes and installing permanent signs. Oftedal also intends to work from Norseman Lane to Highway 385 outside of the existing roadway, as weather allows. That work will include pipe installation, grading, and clearing.

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.

Striping Complete on this Phase of Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction 2020-11-09
Striping Complete on this Phase of Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction 2020-11-09
Seeding Complete on this Phase of Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction 2020-11-09
Seeding Complete on this Phase of Sheridan Lake Road Reconstruction 2020-11-09