Mt. Rushmore Road Update 2018/05/23 027C 049F

Mt. Rushmore Road Reconstruction Project Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

RAPID CITY, S.D. – On Wednesday, June 6, at 4 p.m. MST, the South Dakota Department of Transportation and the city of Rapid City, along with Visit Rapid City, Rapid City Chamber of Commerce, and Mount Rushmore Road Group, will celebrate the completion of Mount Rushmore reconstruction with a Road Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. The ceremony will be held in Wilson Park, located at 899 Saint Charles Street in Rapid City. The public and media are invited to attend. There will be a short presentation by Department of Transportation Secretary Bergquist, City of Rapid City Mayor Allender, Visit Rapid City, Rapid City Chamber of Commerce, and Mount Rushmore Road Group.

For more information about this project and the ceremony, contact:
Ferber Engineering Company, Inc.
Debby Heisinger
Phone: (605)343-3311
email@ferberengineering.com

 

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Mount Rushmore Road Update 2018/03/06

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Project #NH 0016(84)67 PCN 049F
Pennington County

Mt. Rushmore Road Reconstruction Project to Begin March 12

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Beginning Monday, March 12, Complete Contracting, Inc. will start phase 4 work of the Mount Rushmore Road reconstruction project, from Fairview Street to Flormann Street.

Motorists are advised of lane closures of the inside median lanes at the north end of the project for work on asphalt removal, subgrade preparation, curb and gutter and stamped concrete median. Business access on Mount Rushmore Road will remain open at all times.

Work in this phase of the project includes medians, pavement markings, handrails and landscaping, with an anticipated completion date of May 2018.

The public may contact the public information specialist for more information on this project.
Ferber Engineering Company, Inc.
Debby Heisinger
Phone: (605)343-3311
email@ferberengineering.com

 

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Mt. Rushmore Road Update 2017/11/29 027C 049F

Mount Rushmore Road Reconstruction Project Update
Project #NH 0016(84)67 PCN 049F
Pennington County

RAPID CITY, SD – Wednesday, Nov. 29 – A shift in Mount Rushmore Road traffic flow will occur today as all four through lanes will be opened and traffic signals at Franklin Street, Saint Patrick Street and Flormann Street will be activated.

As weather permits, isolated daytime single lane closures will be setup to allow for completion of the remaining surfacing items. Other minor work items will remain until next spring including final pavement marking, landscaping, and miscellaneous cleanup.

Public progress meetings will no longer be held on a regular basis. Project information will continue to be available at http://www.mountrushmoreroad.com. For questions, the public may contact Debby Heisinger at Ferber Engineering Company Inc. by phone (605) 343-3311 or email@ferberengineering.com.

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Mt. Rushmore Road Update 2017/11/22 027C 049F

RAPID CITY, SD – Wednesday, Nov. 22 – Concrete work is being done from Saint Cloud Street to Saint Charles Street, on curb and gutter, sidewalk, and fillets. Work continues on lighting, and landscape on the east side of Mount Rushmore Road, from Saint Cloud Street to Saint Patrick Street. There will be intermittent closures of side street intersections in this area during this work. Mount Rushmore Road is anticipated to have all lanes open by the end of November. Minor work items will remain until next spring including pavement marking, landscaping, and miscellaneous cleanup.

The inside lanes of Mount Rushmore Road, from Flormann Street to Saint Francis Street, are closed for work on pavement markings and islands. Work continues in the area on landscape, lighting, and miscellaneous cleanup.

Work is being done on lighting and landscape on the west side of Mount Rushmore Road from Saint James Street to Saint Andrew Street.

A Temporary Pedestrian Access Route is being maintained on the west side of Mount Rushmore Road from Flormann Street to Saint James Street.

Business access on Mount Rushmore Road will remain open at all times. Left-hand turns across traffic are discouraged to allow for continued flow of traffic. Motorists are asked to slow down through the work zone and be prepared for: suddenly slowing, merging and stopped traffic, minor delays, loose gravel, uneven surfaces and bumps, as well as construction workers and equipment adjacent to the roadway.

Public progress meetings are held every Wednesday at 8 a.m. at The Rushmore Hotel. Project information is available at http://www.mountrushmoreroad.com. For questions, the public may contact Debby Heisinger at Ferber Engineering Company Inc. by phone (605) 343-3311 or email@ferberengineering.com.

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Mt. Rushmore Road Update 2017/10/25 027C 049F

RAPID CITY, SD – Wednesday, Oct. 25 – Work continues on islands, turn lanes, curb and gutter, sidewalk, fillets, approaches, asphalt on side streets and parking lots, lighting, and landscape on the east side of Mount Rushmore Road, from Saint Cloud Street to Saint Patrick Street. There will be intermittent closures of side street intersections in this area during this work. Mount Rushmore Road is anticipated to have all lanes open by the end of November. Minor work items will remain until next spring including pavement marking, landscaping, and miscellaneous cleanup.

The inside lanes of Mount Rushmore Road, from Flormann Street to Saint Francis Street, are closed for work on pavement markings and islands. Work continues in the area on landscape, lighting, and miscellaneous cleanup.

Work is being done on lighting and landscape on the west side of Mount Rushmore Road from Saint James Street to Saint Andrew Street.

A Temporary Pedestrian Access Route is being maintained on the west side of Mount Rushmore Road from Flormann Street to Saint James Street.

Business access on Mount Rushmore Road will remain open at all times. Left-hand turns across traffic are discouraged to allow for continued flow of traffic. Motorists are asked to slow down through the work zone and be prepared for: suddenly slowing, merging and stopped traffic, minor delays, loose gravel, uneven surfaces and bumps, as well as construction workers and equipment adjacent to the roadway.

Public progress meetings are held every Wednesday at 8 a.m. at The Rushmore Hotel. Project information is available at http://www.mountrushmoreroad.com. For questions, the public may contact Debby Heisinger at Ferber Engineering Company Inc. by phone (605) 343-3311 or email@ferberengineering.com.

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Mt. Rushmore Road Update 2017/10/18 027C 049F

 

RAPID CITY, SD – Wednesday, Oct. 18 – Grading will be complete to Saint Patrick Street today and on Saint Andrew Street, on the east side of Mount Rushmore Road, tomorrow. Mount Rushmore Road is anticipated to be paved next Tuesday, October 17 through the Saint Charles Street intersection, moving south to Saint Patrick Street. During work on surfacing, there will be intermittent closures of intersections on the east side of Mount Rushmore Road from Saint Cloud Street to Saint Andrew Street. Work continues in the area on side streets, curb and gutter, lighting, and landscape.

There has been a switch in traffic on Mount Rushmore Road, from Flormann Street to Saint Francis Street, with the outside southbound lane and the outside northbound lane now open. Work will continue in the area on striping, landscape, and lighting.

Work is being done on sidewalk, lighting, and landscape on the west side of Mount Rushmore Road from Saint James Street to Saint Andrew Street.

A Temporary Pedestrian Access Route is being maintained on the west side of Mount Rushmore Road from Flormann Street to Saint James Street.

Business access on Mount Rushmore Road will remain open at all times. Left-hand turns across traffic are discouraged to allow for continued flow of traffic. Motorists are asked to slow down through the work zone and be prepared for: suddenly slowing, merging and stopped traffic, minor delays, loose gravel, uneven surfaces and bumps, as well as construction workers and equipment adjacent to the roadway.

Public progress meetings are held every Wednesday at 8 a.m. at The Rushmore Hotel. Project information is available at http://www.mountrushmoreroad.com. For questions, the public may contact Debby Heisinger at Ferber Engineering Company Inc. by phone (605) 343-3311 or email@ferberengineering.com.

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Mt. Rushmore Road Update 2017/10/04 027C 049F

RAPID CITY, SD – Wednesday, Oct. 4 – Work on water main and storm sewer installation is near completion on Mount Rushmore Road. Water main installation is anticipated to be through Saint Andrew Street by the beginning of next week, with tie-ins at Saint Charles and Saint Andrew streets anticipated next Wednesday. Storm sewer installation is complete up to Saint Charles Street and is anticipated to be through Saint Andrew Street by the end of next week. Paving is anticipated from Saint Cloud Street through Saint Charles Street mid-week next week. During work on water, sewer, and surfacing, there will be intermittent closures of intersections on the east side of Mount Rushmore Road from Saint Cloud Street to Saint Andrew Street.

The pedestrian crossing to Wilson Elementary School is currently at Franklin Street. On the day of paving Franklin and Saint Charles streets, which is anticipated next Wednesday, Oct. 11, the pedestrian crossing will be moved to Saint Cloud Street for school release. After the day of paving, the pedestrian crossing will remain at Franklin Street through the end of the project

Work is being done on asphalt portions of parking lots, colored concrete areas, medians, striping, landscape, and lighting on Mount Rushmore Road, from Flormann Street to Saint Andrew Street. Work is being done on sidewalk, lighting, and landscape on the west side of Mount Rushmore Road from Saint James Street to Saint Andrew Street.

A Temporary Pedestrian Access Route is being maintained on the west side of Mount Rushmore Road from Flormann Street to Saint James Street.

Business access on Mount Rushmore Road will remain open at all times. Left-hand turns across traffic are discouraged to allow for continued flow of traffic. Motorists are asked to slow down through the work zone and be prepared for: suddenly slowing, merging and stopped traffic, minor delays, loose gravel, uneven surfaces and bumps, as well as construction workers and equipment adjacent to the roadway.

Public progress meetings are held every Wednesday at 8 a.m. at The Rushmore Hotel. Project information is available at http://www.mountrushmoreroad.com. For questions, the public may contact Debby Heisinger at Ferber Engineering Company Inc. by phone (605) 343-3311 or email@ferberengineering.com.

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Mt. Rushmore Road Update 2017/20/2017 027C 049F

RAPID CITY, SD – Wednesday, Sept. 20 – Work on water line and storm sewer installation continues on Mount Rushmore Road. Water service connections are anticipated to be done up to Franklin Street by the end of this week. Water line installation will continue south and is anticipated to be through Saint Charles Street by the end of next week. Storm sewer installation is anticipated to be through Franklin Street by the end of next week. Surfacing work has begun at Saint James Street and will move south through Franklin Street. During work on water, sewer, and surfacing, there will be intermittent closures of intersections on the east side of Mount Rushmore Road from Saint Cloud Street to Saint Andrew Street. The pedestrian crossing to Wilson Elementary School is at Saint Charles Street.

Saint Anne Street, from Mount Rushmore Road to the east approximately 120-feet, and Saint Francis Street, from Mount Rushmore Road to the east approximately 100-feet, are anticipated to be paved next week. Work is being done on sidewalk, lighting, and landscape on the east side of Mount Rushmore Road, from Flormann Street to Saint Francis Street.

Work is being done on retaining walls, sidewalk, lighting, and landscape on the west side of Mount Rushmore Road from Saint James Street to Saint Patrick Street.

A Temporary Pedestrian Access Route is being maintained on the west side of Mount Rushmore Road from Flormann Street to Saint James Street.

Business access on Mount Rushmore Road will remain open at all times. Left-hand turns across traffic are discouraged to allow for continued flow of traffic. Motorists are asked to slow down through the work zone and be prepared for: suddenly slowing, merging and stopped traffic, minor delays, loose gravel, uneven surfaces and bumps, as well as construction workers and equipment adjacent to the roadway.

Public progress meetings are held every Wednesday at 8 a.m. at The Rushmore Hotel. Project information is available at http://www.mountrushmoreroad.com. For questions, the public may contact Debby Heisinger at Ferber Engineering Company Inc. by phone (605) 343-3311 or email@ferberengineering.com.

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Mt Rushmore Road Update 2017/09/13 049F

RAPID CITY, SD – Wednesday, Sept. 13 – Work on water line and storm sewer installation continues on Mount Rushmore Road and is anticipated to be through Franklin Street by the end of this week and will continue south to Saint Charles Street. Surfacing work will begin this week at Saint James Street and move south through Franklin Street. During work on water, sewer, and surfacing, there will be intermittent closures of intersections on the east side of Mount Rushmore Road from Saint Cloud Street to Saint Andrew Street. The pedestrian crossing to Wilson Elementary School is at Saint Charles Street.

Saint Anne Street, from Mount Rushmore Road to the east approximately 120-feet, is closed for work on surfacing. Next week Saint Francis Street, from Mount Rushmore Road to the east approximately 100-feet, is also closed for work on surfacing. Saint Anne and Saint Francis streets are anticipated to be paved at the end of next week. Work is being done on curb and gutter, retaining walls, sidewalk, lighting, and landscape on the east side of Mount Rushmore Road, from Flormann Street to Saint Francis Street.

Work is being done on retaining walls, sidewalk, lighting, and landscape on the west side of Mount Rushmore Road from Saint James Street to Saint Patrick Street.

A Temporary Pedestrian Access Route is being maintained on the west side of Mount Rushmore Road from Flormann Street to Saint Patrick Street, on the east side of Mount Rushmore Road from Saint Patrick Street to Saint Andrew Street, and on the west side of Mount Rushmore Road from Saint Andrew Street to Saint James Street.

Business access on Mount Rushmore Road will remain open at all times. Left-hand turns across traffic are discouraged to allow for continued flow of traffic. Motorists are asked to slow down through the work zone and be prepared for: suddenly slowing, merging and stopped traffic, minor delays, loose gravel, uneven surfaces and bumps, as well as construction workers and equipment adjacent to the roadway.

Public progress meetings are held every Wednesday at 8 a.m. at The Rushmore Hotel. Project information is available at http://www.mountrushmoreroad.com. For questions, the public may contact Debby Heisinger at Ferber Engineering Company Inc. by phone (605) 343-3311 or email@ferberengineering.com.

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Mt. Rushmore Road Update 2017/09/06 027C 049F

RAPID CITY, SD – Wednesday, Sept. 6 – Work on water line and storm sewer installation continues on Mount Rushmore Road and is anticipated to be through Franklin Street by the end of next week. Surfacing work will follow in this area. During work on water, sewer, and surfacing, there will be intermittent closures of intersections on the east side of Mount Rushmore Road from Saint Cloud Street to Saint Andrew Street. The pedestrian crossing to Wilson Elementary School is at Franklin Street. When Franklin Street is closed the pedestrian crossing will be at Saint Charles Street.

Saint Anne Street, from Mount Rushmore Road to the east approximately 120-feet, will be closed tomorrow for concrete work and is anticipated to be closed for approximately one week. Next week Saint Francis Street, from Mount Rushmore Road to the east approximately 100-feet, will be closed for concrete work. Both streets may be closed at the same time. Saint Anne and Saint Francis streets are anticipated to be paved mid-September. Work is being done on curb and gutter, retaining walls, sidewalk, lighting, and landscape on the east side of Mount Rushmore Road, from Flormann Street to Saint Francis Street.

Work is being done on retaining walls, sidewalk, lighting, and landscape on the west side of Mount Rushmore Road from Saint James Street to Saint Patrick Street.

A Temporary Pedestrian Access Route is being maintained on the west side of Mount Rushmore Road from Flormann Street to Saint Patrick Street, on the east side of Mount Rushmore Road from Saint Patrick Street to Saint Andrew Street, and on the west side of Mount Rushmore Road from Saint Andrew Street to Saint James Street.

Business access on Mount Rushmore Road will remain open at all times. Left-hand turns across traffic are discouraged to allow for continued flow of traffic. Motorists are asked to slow down through the work zone and be prepared for: suddenly slowing, merging and stopped traffic, minor delays, loose gravel, uneven surfaces and bumps, as well as construction workers and equipment adjacent to the roadway.

Public progress meetings are held every Wednesday at 8 a.m. at The Rushmore Hotel. Project information is available at http://www.mountrushmoreroad.com. For questions, the public may contact Debby Heisinger at Ferber Engineering Company Inc. by phone (605) 343-3311 or email@ferberengineering.com.

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