Client:
City of Dell Rapids

Dell Rapids, SD

Key Features:

  • Water main system looping
  • Major drainage improvements
  • Directional drilling under Big Sioux River
  • 9” concrete pavement
  • Adjacent to Dell Rapids Middle School and High School

Key Experience:

  • Significant coordination required with local residents and school district
  • SRF Funding through SDDENR
  • Construction Administration

River Crossing/Street Improvements

This project consisted of 4,200 L.F. of street improvements on 15th Street (Clark Avenue to Garfield Avenue), Garfield Avenue (15th Street to 12th Street), and State Avenue (Thresher Drive to 12th Street).  Also included in this project were 4,400 feet of water main, 2,000 feet of sanitary sewer, and two directionally drilled river crossings approximately 350 feet each.  Street paving on 15th Street and Garfield Avenue was with 9″ concrete, with asphalt concrete paving used on State Avenue and at intersecting street tie-ins. ADA accessible sidewalks were also installed on this project for safe access to the middle school and high school.

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Site Development

DGR Engineering (DGR) worked with the City and the project architect for all aspects of the project including topographic survey, site design, construction survey, construction observation and administration.

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Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation

The project was bid and came in under budget. Manhole lids were raised to provide better access in some areas, and rehabilitation of the sewer system was completed to give another 50 years of life to the City’s much-needed infrastructure.

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Wastewater Treatment Facility

MBBR technology was chosen based on cost, operational flexibility and most importantly, limited land availability.

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Floodplain Analysis

DGR employed a Geographic Information System (GIS) in conjunction with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to first determine the 100-year flood elevations and delineate the floodway boundaries.

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Distribution Conversion

Due to concerns with the age and condition of the structures, along with safety clearances to energized equipment and conductors, a project was undertaken to replace the old infrastructure with new underground lines and associated padmount equipment.

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Street & Utility Improvements

Morningside Avenue was reconstructed totaling approximately 1,300 linear feet. The project included new sanitary sewer, water main, storm sewer, fiber conduits, decorative street lighting, and 9-inch concrete paving with colored concrete sidewalks.

Street & Utility Improvements
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