Construction project on Omaha Street is underway
RAPID CITY, S.D. — The $14 million Omaha Street reconstruction project in Rapid City is now underway.
The major traffic alert being that the westbound lanes from 12th Street by Founder’s Park Drive to Cross Street will be closed. Two-way traffic will be placed in the eastbound lanes.
This first phase of construction will move along a stretch of Omaha from east to west, beginning at 12th street. It’s expected to last through June.
Crews will work on traffic control, asphalt and concrete removal in the westbound lanes, concrete placement on the westbound three lanes, storm sewer construction and curb and gutter work. Business access on Omaha will remain open at all times.
Drivers should be aware of traffic suddenly slowing and merging, reduced speeds and to be aware of construction workers and equipment along the driving lane.