Barring any unforeseen issues, the City of Pierre will close three different streets next week for utility work.
Airport Road, between the entrance to FedEx and the Airport Rescue Fire Station, will close on Monday, March 30 to repair an underground sanitary sewer line and complete storm sewer work. Detour signs will be in place to reroute motorists. The road is expected to reopen by Friday, April 3.
W. PROSPECT AVE. / N. CENTRAL AVE.
West Prospect Ave., between N. Yankton Ave. and N. Central Ave., will close on Tuesday, March 31 for storm sewer work at the intersection of W. Prospect and N. Central Ave. In addition, N. Central Ave., between W. Prospect and W. Broadway Ave. will be closed to accommodate the intersection work. Motorists are encourages to use alternate routes. Both streets are expected to reopen by Friday, April 3.
The City maintains 80 miles of streets and more than 60 miles of sanitary sewer. Each year, City staff assess the streets, in addition to utilities, sidewalks and curbs to prioritize street maintenance and reconstruction projects.