Omaha Street bridge construction to cause bike path detours through October

Omaha ConstructionRAPID CITY, S.D. — Work on the Omaha Street bridge crossing Rapid Creek is set to begin this week, which will in effect close that section of Rapid City’s bike path.

During construction there will be a detour crossing Omaha south from Founders Park at the new signalized intersection of Cross Street. The path will then continue on the sidewalk west to Mountain View Road before heading south to the intersection of Mountain View and West Main Street. From there, the detour will the sidewalk on the west side of Rapid Creek where it will meet up with the existing bike path.

The Omaha Street bridge bike path is expected to be closed though October of this year. The Bike Skills Park will still be accessible from the bike path north of the bridge.

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