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East Boulevard Construction to Begin
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For Immediate Release:  Friday, March 8, 2019

Contact:  Jesse Nelson, SDDOT.  605-390-7978


RAPID CITY, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation says road construction will begin on East Boulevard in Rapid City on Monday, March 11, 2019.


Phase 1 of construction includes full reconstruction from north of Omaha Street to west of Herman Street. This phase is expected to be complete by the end of this year. 


Work will start in the south bound lanes between Omaha Street and Herman Street with the removal of surfacing and the installation of utilities.  Traffic will be moved to the north bound lanes on East Boulevard with a single lane in each direction.


Phase 2 includes the reconstruction from Omaha Street to Saint Joseph Street and will be under construction in 2020. 


The entire project is expected to be complete by May of 2021.


Simon Contractors is the prime contractor on this $15.7 million project.


For complete road construction information, visit www.safetravelusa.com/sd, download the SDDOT 511 app or call 5-1-1.



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