McLaughlin & Schulz, a contractor for the SD DOT, will be closing 19th Street E between 14th Ave N and 10th Ave N, beginning Monday June 1, 2015. Traffic will be required to find an alternate route during construction of these 4 blocks.
19th Street will be reconstructed in two separate processes. 14th Ave to 10th Ave N will be a major grading section that will be required to be closed during construction. Construction will include grading, removal and replacement of surfacing, new curb & gutter, sidewalk, and storm sewer. 10th Ave to 1st Ave N will be milled with an asphalt concrete overlay and sidewalks.
Anticipated closure of 14th Ave to 10th Ave N will be approximately 2 1/2 months. Cost of the project was bid at $1.6 million. Contract completion date is scheduled for October 16, 2015.