Recent News Releases

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 26th Street | Street Closure – 26th Street from Veterans Parkway to Arrowhead Parkway | Lane Closures – 41st Street | Lane Closure - West 41st Street | Street Closures - Bailey Street and Walts Avenue

  • Lane Closure – West 33rd Street

    Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 9, 2020, the outside westbound lane of West 33rd Street will be closed for approximately 200 feet at South Dakota Avenue.

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Construction News

    Faith Avenue Detour | Highland Addition Street Reconstruction and Utility Improvements Phase 2 | Traffic Signal Work On Madison Street and Kiwanis Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    41st Street Traffic Switch at Western Avenue | St Andrews Drive and Inverness Drive Construction | Ninth Street Sidewalk Closure

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Holbrook Avenue | Street Closure - Lake Avenue | Lane Closures - Minnesota Avenue | Lane Closure - 26th Street

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • City Announces New Housing Board in Partnership With Minnehaha County

    The City of Sioux Falls and Minnehaha County have formed the Accessible Housing Advisory Board, a new committee focused on developing housing solutions in the greater Sioux Falls area.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – Phillips Avenue

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – 60th Street North | Street Closure – Hawthorne Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – 37th Street and Minnesota Avenue | Lane Closures - Minnesota Avenue

  • SFFR Fireworks Safety Radio Public Service Announcement Available

    The 4th of July is coming up fast! Sioux Falls Fire Rescue has created a 30-second radio public service announcement regarding fireworks safety, and it is available for public use

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Ellis Road | Lane Closure – West 26th Street | Street Closure – South Valley View Road | Lane Closures - Cleveland Avenue

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – South Van Eps Avenue | Street Closure – Fifth Avenue

  • Mayor TenHaken Presents Five-Year Proposed Capital Program

    Mayor Paul TenHaken presented his administration’s proposed 2021–2025 Capital Program to the Sioux Falls City Council and public on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Planning Commission Briefing

    Prior to their monthly public hearing, the City of Sioux Falls Planning Commission will have a briefing on Tuesday June 30, 2020, at 12 noon.

  • Traffic Signal Work – 54th Street North and Cliff Avenue

    Beginning on Wednesday morning, June 24, 2020, crews will begin to replace a traffic signal cabinet at 54th Street North and Cliff Avenue.

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Signal Work – 37th Street and Minnesota Avenue

    Beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, to allow construction crews to work on a traffic cabinet, the signal at West 37th Street and Minnesota Avenue will be turned off and replaced with temporary stop signs for eastbound and westbound 37th Street traffic.

  • Midco® Aquatic Center Begins Phase 2 Reopening Plan

    Midco® Aquatic Center is excited to announce increased availability to the Sanford Health 50 Meter Pool.

  • Sioux Area Metro to Resume Full Transit Services

    Mayor TenHaken is pleased to announce that Sioux Area Metro (SAM) will resume full transit services beginning on Monday, June 22.

  • Sidewalk Closure – 11th Street

    Beginning on Monday, June 22, 2020, the sidewalk along the south side of East 11th Street will be closed between First Avenue to Second Avenue for sidewalk construction and electrical work

  • City Announces Alternative Activities for Independence Day

    Due to the public health risks of COVID-19, the City of Sioux Falls has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Independence Day parade and picnic at Falls Park.

  • Street Closure - Holbrook Avenue

    Beginning on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, Holbrook Avenue will be closed from 50th Street to 52nd Street to allow construction crews to begin work on street

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures - Marion Road | Intersection Closure - Duluth Avenue | Lane Closure – Eighth Street

  • Mayor’s Column: Our Path Forward

    Last week George Floyd was laid to rest. Since his tragic death in Minneapolis, the entire nation has grieved the loss of Mr. Floyd, and the circumstances

  • Street Construction News

    Western Avenue Open – North of 41st Street | Street Closure – Duluth Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – South Valley View Road | Concrete Repairs - Eighth Street | Lane Closures - Minnesota Avenue | Street Closure – South Marion Road

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Construction News

    Dakota Avenue Street Construction | Marion Road and 49th Street Construction | Bailey Street Closure

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closures – Grinnell Avenue and 32nd Street | Lane Closures - Minnesota Avenue

  • Lane Closure – 26th Street

    Beginning on Thursday, June 11, 2020, the outside eastbound lane of East 26th Street will be closed from South Alpine Avenue to approximately 750 feet west of East Red Oak Drive.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 41st Street | Street Closure – 18th Street | Riverdale Park - Greenway Trail Bridge Closed for Repair

  • Phased Reopening of City Amenities

    To protect the health and the public while also offering services and programs, the City of Sioux Falls continues to reopen its buildings and amenities in a phased manner.

  • Lane Shift - 26th Street

    Beginning on Thursday, June 4, 2020, traffic will be moved to the south side of East 26th Street between I-229 and Southeastern Avenue.

  • Turn Lane Closure – 41st Street

    Beginning on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, the westbound to southbound left turn lane on West 41st Street at Western Avenue will be closed as part of the next phase of the reconstruction of the intersection of 41st Street and Western Avenue.

  • Lane Closure – Ninth Street from Phillips Avenue to Main Avenue

    Beginning on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, the westbound lane of West North Ninth Street will be closed between Phillips Avenue and Main Avenue to allow crews to perform concrete pavement patching

  • Sidewalk Closures – Eighth Street and Reid Street

    Beginning on Tuesday morning, June 2, 2020, the sidewalk on the south side of East Eighth Street between the Big Sioux River bridge and Weber Avenue and the sidewalk on the west side of South Reid Street south of Eighth Street will have some isolated closures.

  • Mayor Implements Temporary Curfew

    Mayor Paul TenHaken has signed a Declaration of Emergency and a corresponding 10:00 p.m. curfew for the area bordered by 57th Street on the south

  • Mayor TenHaken and Chief Burns Issue Statements on Events in Minneapolis

    Today, Sioux Falls Mayor Paul TenHaken and Police Department Chief Matthew Burns issued the following statements in response to recent events in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

  • Street Construction News

    Russell Frontage Road Closure | Sidewalk Closure - Ninth Street

  • Mayor’s Column: Summer of New Opportunities

    From fall football to spring soccer and winter skiing to summer baseball and softball, the City of Sioux Falls offers a wide-range of activities for all seasons of the year.

  • Lane Closures – Lake Shore Boulevard

    Beginning on Thursday morning, May 28, 2020, the inside eastbound lane and inside westbound lane of Lake Shore Boulevard will be closed between South Edna Avenue and South Lorraine Drive.

  • Bailey Street Closure

    Beginning on Thursday, May 28, 2020, Bailey Street will be closed between Minnesota Avenue and Summit Avenue.

  • Mayor Delivers State of the City

    Mayor Paul TenHaken shared his message of hope, unity, resilience, compassion, and strength today in his 2020 State of the City Address.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures - West Avenue | Street Closure - 12th Street | Lane Closures – Minnesota Avenue | Lane Closure - Russell Street | Lane Closure - Western Avenue | Sertoma Park – Greenway Trail Bridge Closed for Repair

  • Public Hearing

    The City of Sioux Falls’ Housing Division will hold two virtual public hearings on Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 3:30 and 5:30 p.m.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure - Russell Frontage | Lane Closures – 57th Street | Lane Closure - Minnesota Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 49th Street | Street Closure - Marion Road

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – 41 Street | Lane Closure - Main Avenue

  • City Announces Summer Service Updates

    The City of Sioux Falls is committed to offering summer family friendly opportunities while reducing the spread of COVID-19.

  • The New Look of Customer Service in City Buildings

    On Monday, May 18, 2020, City Hall, the City Center, and Carnegie Town Hall will reopen to the public in limited capacity.

  • Street Construction News - Reminder

    Reminder: Western Avenue Street Closure - North of 41st Street | Lane Closures - 60th Street North and Cliff Avenue

  • Street Closure – 13th Street

    Beginning on Friday, May 15, 2020, East 13th Street will be closed from First Avenue to Second Avenue to allow crews to perform concrete pavement patching.

  • Street Construction News

    I-229 Interstate and Rice Street Ramp Closure Update | Lane Closure – North Dakota Avenue | Intersection Closure – Cleveland Avenue and Rice Street

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – 52nd Street and Kyle Avenue | I-229 Interstate and Rice Street Ramp Closure

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure - Western Avenue | Lane Closure – Kiwanis Avenue | Street Closure – 13th Street | Street Closure – Judy Avenue | Sanitary Sewer Repairs – 42nd Street, Genevieve Avenue, and Judy Avenue

  • City Offices Begin to Reopen to the Public

    Beginning on Monday, May 18, 2020, City Hall and the City Center will reopen to the public in a limited capacity.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 57th Street | Lane Closure – 26th Street | Street Closure – Southeastern Avenue | Kirby Dog Park at Fork Sod | Kirby Dog Park at Fork Sod

  • Council Approves New COVID-19 Ordinance

    At a special City Council meeting this morning, May 7, 2020, the Sioux Falls City Council voted to ease business limitations necessary to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the Sioux Falls region. The new ordinance (47-20) passed 7-1

  • Public Notice

    This notice provides the public an opportunity to examine and comment on amendment #3 to the 2020 Annual Action Plan for the City of Sioux Falls for a period of 5 days.

  • Lane Closures – West Eighth Street and North Dakota Avenue

    Beginning on Thursday morning, May 7, 2020, the outside eastbound lane of West Eighth Street will be closed for a short distance to the west of North Dakota Avenue and to the east of North Main Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – West 57th Street | Street Closure - Bailey Street | Lane Closure – 57th Street

  • Street Construction News

    Marion Road Water Main Extension Project from Benson Road to 54th Street North | Lane Closure - Tomar Road

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – 41st Street between Sparta Avenue to Faith Avenue| Street Closure – 12th Street | Street Closure – 13th Street | Lane Closures – Rice Street from Cliff Avenue to Cleveland Avenue | Lane Closures - Southeastern Avenue | Street Closure – Fourth Street

  • Public Notice

    This notice provides the public an opportunity to examine and comment on the amended Citizen Participation Plan for the City of Sioux Falls

  • First City Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

    The City of Sioux Falls has confirmed that an employee who works in the Police Department tested positive for COVID-19.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue |Lane Closures - 12th Street | Lane Closure – Indian Mound Drive

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures - Minnesota Avenue | Lane Closures - Kiwanis Avenue | Lane Closure – 41st Street | Street Closure – 22nd Street | Lane Closure – Ninth Street

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure - Bahnson Avenue from Sixth Street to Solar Drive | Lane Closures – Ellis Road from 41st Street to 12th Street | Street Closure –51st Street from Holbrook Avenue to Drexel Drive

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure - Bahnson Avenue from Sixth Street to Solar Drive | Lane Closures – Ellis Road from 41st Street to 12th Street | Street Closure –51st Street from Holbrook Avenue to Drexel Drive

  • Street Closure - Southeastern Avenue

    Beginning on Monday, April 27, 2020, Southeastern Avenue will be closed approximately 700 feet north of East 26th Street to East 18th Street.

  • Mill and Asphalt Overlay – Southeastern Avenue

    Beginning on Thursday, April 23, 2020, the east leg of the Southeastern Avenue and Marson Drive intersection will be closed to traffic to allow for storm sewer improvements and construction of a valley gutter

  • Mayor Announces SOAR Plan to Help Businesses

    The City of Sioux Falls has established a Resiliency Team to work with organizations throughout the city to provide education and help

  • Lane Closure – East Sixth Street

    Beginning at 8:30 a.m., on Monday, April 20, 2020, both eastbound lanes of East Sixth Street will be closed between the Big Sioux River and North Weber Avenue.

  • Construction to begin on 85th Street

    Beginning on Friday, April 17, 2020, West 85th Street will be closed to thru traffic from Tallgrass Avenue to Hughes Avenue.

  • Lane Closures - Minnesota Avenue

    Beginning on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, the outside northbound and southbound lanes of South Minnesota Avenue will be closed between 41st Street and 57th Street to allow construction crews to perform storm drainage repairs

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – 13th Street | Lane Closure - Phillips Avenue

  • First Responders Are Asking the Public to Sew Masks

    First responders in the Sioux Falls area are asking the public to consider donating homemade cloth facemasks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – 37th Street and Minnesota Avenue | Lane Closure - Minnesota Avenue | Lane Closures – Rice Street

  • Lane Closure – Benson Road

    Beginning on Thursday morning, April 9, 2020, the outside eastbound lane of West Benson Road will be closed between North Marion Road and North Galaxy Lane.

  • Do Your Part to Help Garbage Haulers: Bring Collection Containers Curbside and Tie Trash Bags

    On Tuesday, April 7, 2020, the City Council adopted a temporary ordinance change that removes the curbside collection restriction during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 41st Street | Lane Closure – 69th Street and Tallgrass Avenue

  • Lane Closures – 69th Street between Louise Avenue and Medical Court

    Beginning on Monday, April 6, 2020, work will resume on West 69th Street between Louise Avenue and Medical Court.

  • Lane Closure – 57th Street

    Beginning on Tuesday morning, April 7, 2020, the outside westbound lane of West 57th Street will be closed for approximately 400 feet beginning at West Batcheller Lane.

  • Street Construction News

    Retaining Wall Repairs on East 57th Street | Construction to Begin at 41st Street and Western Avenue Intersection | Construction to begin on Southeastern Avenue | Street Closure - Western Avenue from Sixth Street to Ninth Street

  • Park Amenity Closures Support Social Distancing

    Increased activity in parks along with a lack of social distancing has promoted the Parks and Recreation Department to take additional steps to help protect the health of the public during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – West 41st Street | Lane Closures - East 41st Street | Lane Closure – South Grange Avenue | Street Closure - Western Avenue from Sixth Street to Ninth Street

  • Neighborhood Fire Truck Tours

    Sioux Falls Fire Rescue will be taking to the streets from 7 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 1, to parade fire trucks through streets of Sioux Falls.

  • Emergency Lane Closure – South Western Avenue

    Beginning immediately on Tuesday morning, March 31, 2020, the southbound lane of South Western Avenue will be closed between West 28th Street and West Oak Street.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – West 41st Street | Lane Closures - East 41st Street | Lane Closure – South Grange Avenue | Street Closure - Western Avenue from Sixth Street to Ninth Street

  • 41st Street and Western Avenue Construction to Begin

    Beginning on Monday, April 6, 2020, the intersection of 41st Street and Western Avenue will be reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction as work begins during the reconstruction project.

  • Public Notice

    This notice provides the public an opportunity to examine and comment on amendment #2 to the 2020 Annual Action Plan for the City of Sioux Falls for a period of 30 days.