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Northbound On-Ramp Closure Scheduled for I-229 and Western Ave. Interchange

For Immediate Release:  Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2023

Contact:  Michael Noonan, Project Engineer, 605-367-5680

 

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Beginning Monday, Aug. 14, 2023, the northbound Interstate 229 on-ramp at Western Avenue will be closed to replace bridge end pavement, pedestrian railing, and bridge deck overlay. A sidewalk detour will also be in effect during this project construction phase, which is scheduled to be in effect through November 2023.

During this phase of construction, traffic will be narrowed to two lanes northbound and two lanes southbound on the east half of the bridge. Traffic delays are expected. Travelers are encouraged to find alternate routes if possible.

The prime contractor for this $2.6 million project is T & R Contracting of Sioux Falls, SD. Find more information about this interchange project at https://dot.sd.gov/western-ave-interchange-i-229-pcn-06cf.

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