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.