The Garfield Avenue Improvement project had its final pay request during the Dell Rapids City Council’s regular meeting on Monday, October 15th. The contractor has just recently finished some grading and reseeding work, and the punch list items being completed. The council approved the final pay request on this project.
The water tower repainting project is also nearing completion. The painting of the tower has been completed inside and outside. The “Dell Rapids” lettering has also been completed on the tower. Testing on the paint, cleaning up the site, and then getting the tower refilled are the final steps to close out this project.
Another project that is also about complete is the Sioux River Red Rock Trail Scenic Overlook Extension project. All of the concrete has been installed, and the back-filling and grading has been completed. The seeding has not been completed at this time. The plan is to dormant seed the areas in early November. Some punch list items are also needing to be completed before the project is completely done.
The Rickeman Comfort Station project is also continuing to move forward. The excavation and concrete work has been completed. It was reported during the council meeting that the roofing materials are ready to be installed. After the roof is done, the plumbing, HVAC, and electrical to be done on the building. The expectation by the contractor is that the building will be finished by the end of November.