Recent News Releases

  • Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue

    Beginning on Thursday, January 26, 2023, the outside southbound lane of South Minnesota Avenue will be closed, south of 13th Street.

  • Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue

    Beginning on Wednesday, January 25, 2023, the outside south bound lane of Minnesota Ave will be closed, south of west 14th Street.

  • Street Closure – Sycamore Avenue & Benson Road

    Beginning on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, the intersection of North Sycamore Avenue & Benson Road will be closed to allow the contractor to complete underground utility improvements.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue | Street Closure – Caraway Drive

  • Snow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls

    The Public Works Street Division declared a snow alert beginning at 5:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 19, 2023.

  • 2023 Façade Easement Program

    Sioux Falls Planning and Development Services announces that the program has been funded with a $100,000 appropriation.

  • 2022 Brings Building and Population Growth to Sioux Falls

    The City of Sioux Falls had a record year of building permit valuations in 2022 totaling $1,930,003,807, a 75 percent increase from 2021.

  • City Participation in FEMA Program Provides Residents with Discounted Flood Insurance Rates

    The City of Sioux Falls participates in the National Flood Insurance Program’s Community Rating System

  • City Seeks Active Transportation Board Applicants

    The City of Sioux Falls is accepting board member applications for the newly formed Active Transportation Board (ATB) through Tuesday, January 31.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – Russell Street & Minnesota Avenue | Street/Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue & West First Street

  • Updated Snow Alert – Zone 1

    Due to the amount of snow received during this event, the City of Sioux Falls will need to continue snow pickup in Zone 1.

  • Falls Community Health school-based clinics closed January 4

    Falls Community Health school-based clinics at Hayward, Hawthorne, and Terry Redlin Elementary Schools are closed Wednesday, January 4, 2023, due to weather.

  • Sioux Falls Health Department and Falls Community Health to close at 3 p.m. on January 3

    Falls Community Health patients should call 9-1-1 if they are having a medical emergency.

  • Frosty All Weekend: Frosty Frolics Weekend Delivers Winter Activities for 35th Year

    Delight in a frosty frolic while ice skating, snowshoeing, ice fishing, running, or hunting for Frosty himself.

  • Sioux Area Metro to Resume Services Wednesday Morning

    Sioux Area Metro (SAM) will resume services at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023.

  • Siouxland Libraries closed due to weather

    All 13 Siouxland Libraries branches are closed on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, due to snow alerts across Minnehaha County.

  • Sioux Area Metro Service Canceled for Tuesday

    Sioux Area Metro (SAM) service is canceled for Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023. Service was previously suspended as officials monitored weather and road conditions.

  • Updated Snow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls 

    The Public Works Street Division declared a snow alert beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 3, 2023. Plowing of emergency snow routes began Monday, January 2, 2023, and will continue until routes are clear. All vehicles parked on emergency snow routes are subject to ticketing and towing.

  • Snow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls 

    The Public Works Street Division declared a snow alert beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 3, 2022.

  • Street Construction Update

    Street Closure – Russell Street | Street Closure – Minnesota Avenue

  • Sidewalk and Parking Closure – Phillips Avenue

    Beginning on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, the sidewalk and the first four parking stalls on the east side of South Phillips Avenue, just north of 11th Street will be closed.

  • Snow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls

    A snow alert has been declared in Sioux Falls (Thursday, Dec. 29)

  • Christmas Tree Drop-Off Sites Now Open

    On Monday, December 26, 2022, the City of Sioux Falls opened its two Christmas tree drop-off sites that are free to the public.

  • Free Bus Rides Offered During Cold Weather

    With extreme wind chill in this week’s forecast, Sioux Area Metro (SAM) will waive bus fares on its fixed bus routes for December 21-24, 2022.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Russell Street | Street Closure – Minnesota Avenue

  • Immediate Street Closure – Western Avenue

    Beginning immediately on December 14, 2022, South Western Avenue will be closed between Oak Street and West 28th Street.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure - Russell Street | Street Closure - Minnesota Avenue

  • City Seeks Feedback on New Website Project

    The City of Sioux Falls will host a public open house to gather feedback about siouxfalls.org at 4 p.m. on Thursday, December 15. An online survey is also available through December 22.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Phillips Avenue, Russell Street, Minnesota Avenue | Lane Closure – Russell Street

  • Snow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls 

    Snow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls 

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Sixth Street | Street Closure – 20th Street

  • Lane Closure – 41st Street

    This has been postponed to Thursday morning, December 1, 2022, the center westbound lane on West 41st Street between Shirley Avenue and Empire Avenue will be closed.

  • South Veterans Parkway Environmental Assessment Public Open House

    The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and the City of Sioux Falls will hold a public open house on Thursday, December 1, 2022,

  • Lane Closure – 41st Street

    Beginning on Tuesday morning, November 29, 2022, the center westbound lane on West 41st Street between Shirley Avenue and Empire Avenue will be closed.

  • Opened to Traffic - 41st Street and Sycamore Avenue

    All work at the intersection of 41st Street and Sycamore Avenue is complete for 2022.

  • 19th Annual Winter Wonderland Dazzling Light Display Opens November 18

    Beginning on Friday, November 18, 2022, Falls Park transforms into a Winter Wonderland of dazzling lights and holiday music.

  • 2023 ArtAbility Call for Art

    The Sioux Falls Mayor’s Disability Awareness and Accessibility Review Board (DAARB) announces the 2023 ArtAbility Call for Art.

  • 85th Street and I-29 Proposed Interchange Environmental Assessment Public Open House

    The City of Sioux Falls, City of Tea, Lincoln County, South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and the Sioux Falls Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will hold a public open house to receive public input

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – 26th Street | Street Closure – Annika Avenue | Street Closure – Maple Street | Street Closure - Antelope Drive

  • Lanes Reopened on North Minnesota Avenue

    Beginning on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, all lanes of traffic on North Minnesota Avenue between Second Street and Russell Street are fully open.

  • Parks and Recreation to Share Future of Aquatic Facility Concepts

    Sioux Falls Park and Recreation invites the public to planning meetings on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, where City officials will share initial concepts for replacement facilities.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Cushman Street | Lane Closure – 33rd Street

  • Emergency Street Closure – Western Avenue

    Beginning immediately, Monday, November 7, 2022, North Western Avenue will be closed at Sixth Street.

  • Lane Closure – Marion Road

    Beginning on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, the outside northbound lane on South Marion Road will be closed at 39th Street extending to 32nd Street.

  • City Now Accepting Development Proposals for Downtown Parking Ramp Site

    The City of Sioux Falls is now accepting proposals for the development of the Downtown Parking Ramp and adjacent vacant lot located at 140 East Tenth Street.

  • Street Closure – 34th Street

    UPDATE: This work is now anticipated to be complete by Thursday, November 10, 2022.

  • Opened to Traffic - 60th Street North

    All work on 60th Street North between Westport Avenue and Minnesota Avenue is now complete. This segment of roadway is now open to traffic.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – 34th Street North | Utility Work – Ninth Street | Opened to Traffic - 60th Street North

  • Marion Road Street Opening

    North Marion Road between Foundation Court and 259th Street has reopened to traffic.

  • Residential Waste Tires Accepted for Free at the Landfill—Now Extended to January 7

  • Sioux Falls Regional Sanitary Landfill Winter Hours of Operation

    Beginning Monday, November 7, the Sioux Falls Regional Sanitary Landfill will begin operating under winter hours. Winter hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

  • Lane Closure – 11th Street & Phillips Avenue

    UPDATE: The window replacement at East 11th Street and South Phillips Avenue is taking longer than anticipated.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure - Ninth Street

  • Help Plan a Sustainable Future for Sioux Falls

    The public is invited to attend five community engagement sessions in November to help inform the development of the Sustainable Sioux Falls Plan.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure - Willow Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure - Cushman Street | Lane Closures - Cliff Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Cliff Avenue | Street Closure – Saint Paul Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Arrowhead Parkway Reopened to Traffic | Street Closure – 14th Street | Lane Closure – Arrowhead Parkway | Street Closure – Spring Avenue | Utility Work – Menlo Avenue | Utility Work – Fifth Street

  • Street Closure – 18th Street

    Beginning on Monday, October 24, 2022, West 18th Street will be closed to traffic between Dakota Avenue and Main Avenue. No Parking signs will be set the day prior.

  • Bike Trail Closure

    Beginning on Friday, October 21, 2022, the bike trail will be closed north of West 26th Street and west of I-29, near 4600 West Homefield Drive.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – 33rd Street | Lane Closure – 69th Street | Recreation Trail Work Complete – Madison to Maple Street

  • ln-closure

    Beginning on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, the far right eastbound lane on West 11th Street will be closed just east of Minnesota Avenue to allow crews to perform water main repairs and pavement repairs.

  • Lane Closure – Russell Street

    Beginning on Tuesday, October 18, 2022, the two outside westbound lanes and the two outside eastbound lanes will be closed along West Russell Street between Kiwanis Avenue and Louise Avenue to allow construction crews to repair the bridge.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – 6th Street and Cleveland Avenue | Lane Closure – 69th Street | Lane Closure – Western Avenue | Lane Closure – 11th Street and Phillips Avenue | Lane Closure – Cliff Avenue | Street Closures – 33rd Street and Grange Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Tickman Street | Street Closure – 15th Street | Street Closure – 18th Street

  • Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue

    Beginning on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, the outside southbound lane of South Minnesota Avenue will be closed between 37th Street & 41th Street to allow crews to complete sidewalk improvements.

  • Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

    The City of Sioux Falls Housing Division announces a 15-day comment period on its 2021 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) and 2021 Summary Report.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Russell Street | Lane Closure – 85th Street | Lane Closure – Louise Avenue | Lane Closure – 6th Street | Lane Closure – 51st Street | Lane Closures – Minnesota Avenue

  • 2035 Downtown Plan Public Workshop

    The City of Sioux Falls is excited to announce a public workshop for the City’s update to the 2035 Downtown Plan.

  • Residents Invited To Open House For Conversation About Public Transit

    Sioux Area Metro and the City of Sioux Falls are hosting a pair of open house meetings for residents to learn about the draft Transit Development Plan.

  • Street Closure – 14th Street

    Beginning immediately on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, West 14th Street from Minnesota Avenue to Summit Avenue will be closed.

  • Sound the Alarm and Save Lives

    Nearly three of every five home fire deaths occur in households with no smoke alarms (41 percent) or no working smoke alarms (16 percent).

  • Revised – North Minnesota Avenue Construction

    Beginning on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, traffic on Minnesota Avenue between Second Street and Russell Street will be reduced to one lane at times to allow the contractor to place the mainline concrete pavement along the east side of the street.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – 57th Street | Street Closure – 60th Street North | Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue | North Minnesota Avenue Construction

  • Street Construction News

    Open to Traffic - Cliff Avenue from 49th Street to 56th Street | Lane Closure – 77th Street

  • Lane Closure – 43rd Street

    Beginning on Thursday, September 29, 2022, West 43rd Street will be reduced to one lane, just west of Minnesota Avenue.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Blackhawk Street | Street Closure – 60th Street North

  • Street Closure – 60th Street North

    Beginning on Monday, October 3, 2022, West 60th Street North will be closed between Minnesota Avenue and Westport Avenue to allow crews to perform concrete pavement repairs.

  • Sioux Area Metro to Provide Free Rides for Early Voters

    Sioux Area Metro is offering free bus rides to help people to vote early in the Sioux Falls November election.

  • Lane Closure – Cleveland Avenue

    Beginning on Friday, September 23, 2022, the outside northbound lane along Cleveland Avenue will be closed to traffic at the intersection of East Sixth Street and Cleveland

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Regency Court | Lane Closure – Cliff Avenue

  • Street Closures – Chambers Street and Ash Street

    Beginning immediately on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, East Chambers Street from Cliff Avenue to Ash Street and Ash Street from Chambers Avenue to North Fourth Avenue will be closed.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – River Boulevard | Street Closure – Blackhawk 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.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures - Cliff Avenue | Street Closure – Main 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.

  • Partnering for Fall Prevention

    The Sioux Falls Health Department and Sioux Falls Fire Rescue are partnering with Sanford Health to provide free fall risk screenings and prevention education opportunities to the community.

  • Street Construction News

    Utility Work – 9th Street | Lane Closure – 12th Street

  • Emergency Street Closure – Minnesota Avenue

    Beginning immediately, September 15, 2022, North Minnesota Avenue will be closed at Second Street. Traffic will be detoured around the closure.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Eighth Street | Street Closure – Grange Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – 39th Street | Lane Closure – Norton Avenue

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

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

  • Street Closure - Walnut Street

    Beginning on Thursday, September 15, 2022, West Walnut Street will be closed to traffic from North Minnesota Avenue to North Main Avenue to allow contractors to install utilities.

  • Mayor TenHaken Announces 2022-23 Mayor’s Youth Council

    Mayor Paul TenHaken is pleased to announce the students selected for the 2022-23 Mayor’s Youth Council.

  • Street Closure – 54th Street North

    In late August, 54th Street North between Louise Avenue and Northview Avenue closed to allow crews to reconstruct and widen the street.

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

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

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 41st Street | Lane Closures – Sycamore Avenue | Lane Closures – 12th Street | Recreation Trail Closure – Falls Park Drive to North Drive | Street Closure – 61st Street

  • Street Closure – Cynthia Drive

    Beginning on Monday September 12, 2022, East Cynthia Drive will closed just north of 26th Street.

  • Lane Closures – 12th Street

    The outside westbound lane on West 12th Street will be closed west of Ebenezer Avenue.