Posts for 2017

Baldwin Street Progress Photos

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Here are some of the progress photos from our Baldwin Street Reconstruction project on the West side of town. They paved a good portion of Baldwin Street early last week and it turned out awesome! We are definitely getting there!

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Lincoln Ave Deadwood Retaining Wall - New Project

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Deadwood's historic charm is what lures the crowds in each year. We are very proud to be able to assist in retaining (no pun intended 😉) the city's historic integrity. The bottom left article from The Black Hills Pioneer (above) talks about our recently awarded Retaining Wall project in Deadwood. See below to read more project details.

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New BMX Track

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BMX is a great way for the youth of Rapid City to stay busy and in shape! We are very excited about building the new BMX track in the Robbinsdale area this winter. We are looking forward to seeing the boys and girls ripping around the track on their bikes! (Above is a news clip from KOTA Territory News about the growth of BMX Racing in Rapid City.)

Project Information:
E. Idaho Street, E. Nevada Street, Ivy Avenue Street and Utility Reconstruction Project Meade/Hawthorne Drainage Element 221 Improvements
This project will consist of the reconstruction of the sewer, water, and streets and construction of drainage improvements including associated grading work and Robbinsdale Park improvements.
Contract: $4,662,262.62
Owner: City of Rapid City
Architect/Engineer: Sperlich Consulting, Inc.

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E. Idaho, Rapid City Christian, Interstate Battery - New Projects

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We hope everyone is staying busy and cool this summer! We know we are staying busy finishing up all of our summer work and are looking to add work to our list for this fall- here are three of our most recent awarded projects:

E. Idaho Street, E. Nevada Street, Ivy Avenue Street and Utility Reconstruction Project Meade/Hawthorne Drainage Element 221 Improvements
This project will consist of the reconstruction of the sewer, water, and streets and construction of drainage improvements including associated grading work and Robbinsdale Park improvements.
Contract: $4,662,262.62
Owner: City of Rapid City
Architect/Engineer: Sperlich Consulting, Inc.

Rapid City Christian Learning Center Remodel
This project consists of the demolition and complete remodel of the Learning Center at Rapid City Christian School including concrete work.
Contract: $206,380.00
Owner: Rapid City Christian School
Architect: ARC International

• Interstate Battery in Casper, Wyoming
This project will consist of the construction of a new 4,258 square foot masonry building to serve as Interstate Batteries' new location in Casper, Wyoming including retail and shop space.
Contract: $949,000.00
Owner: H&M Casper Properties, LLC. c/o Interstate Batteries
Architect: ICON Architectural Group

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TIF No. 10 Pedestrian Bridge

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Even with this outrageous heat, the guys working in Deadwood on the TIF#10 project are still moving right along! Here is a video of them setting a pedestrian bridge the other day. It fit like a glove!

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DCI/WRF/Custer Water - Awarded Projects

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The spring and summer months are definitely a very busy time for everyone here at RCS Construction, Inc. With three recently awarded projects, looks like it is going to get even busier! Our recently awarded projects are as follows:

DCI Office Building (Dept. of Criminal Investigation)
CMAR - Construction Manager at Risk

Contract: $886,688.00

WRF Potable Water Improvements
This project will consist of the improvements to the current WTF Potable Water System including a new potable water metering facility, building plumbing improvements, and a new shop boiler and water heater.
Contract: $739,295.00
Owner: City of Rapid City
Architect/Engineer: Banner Associates, Inc.

Custer Water System Improvements
This project generally consists of the demolition and replacement of process piping and appurtenances. The removal and replacement of flow meter, aerator, filter media, and ARVS. Plus the installation of a new chemical fee system.
Contract: $535,000.00
Owner: City of Custer
Architect/Engineer: AE2S, Inc.

 

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WDT Public Safety Ribbon Cutting

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Another ribbon cutting at Western Dakota Tech this week! This ribbon cutting ceremony unveiled the new Public Safety Training Building at WDT which will help train law enforcement, paramedic and firefighting students with more life-like scenarios! RCS Construction, Inc. is proud to have taken part in such a wonderful project that will help students further themselves in life.

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Construction Safety Week

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May 1-5 is Construction Safety Week 2017! This is a week when contractor's nationwide promote safety among their employees. RCS Construction, Inc. takes safety VERY seriously and it is our number one (#1!!!) priority! Why is safety important to you?

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Progress on Pennington County Highway Dept.

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Progress is being made at the Pennington County Highway Department project! The crews just pulled the two existing fuel tanks out of the ground after installing two new fuel tanks a short distance away. Also, if you have driven by in the past couple days you might have noticed the large crane erecting the precast panels for the 24,300-square foot maintenance and office facility! The entire office facility will be made of these precast panels. Great stuff – got to love when it all starts coming together!

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Woodstave Penstock - Awarded Project

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Last week, RCS Construction, Inc. was awarded the Woodstave Penstock Replacement Project in Spearfish, South Dakota. This project will consist of the replacement of: two woodstave penstocks with high-density polyethylene pipe; the improvements of the penstock drain system; fencing; gates; and the abandonment of two 42" woodstave penstocks. Woodstave penstocks were the original method for transporting water from a body of water into hydroelectric power plants. If you haven't seen one before, we encourage you to look up woodstave penstocks, it's pretty cool! Click here to read the article the Black Hills Pioneer wrote about the project.  Click "Read More" below to view more project details.

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Maintenance Work Downtown

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PARKING RAMP CLOSURES
Please be advised that the second and third levels of the parking ramp in downtown Rapid City will be closed over Easter weekend (Friday, April 14th - Monday, April 17th) for maintenance. We know this will be an inconvenience but we appreciate your patience and understanding. On the bright side, Saturday April 15th and Sunday April 16th, there will be free parking downtown! To read the full article and learn more about available parking, please click here! Article by: The Rapid City Journal.

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West River Periodontics Ground Breaking Ceremony

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We had the official groundbreaking ceremony this morning for West River Periodontics. The sun might have been hiding today but everyone was all smiles! RCS Construction, Inc. is very grateful and excited to have the opportunity to build this project for Dr. Scanlon and his staff!

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Street Closures

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Please be advised that beginning today, March 27th, 2017, Baldwin Street from Wedgewood Drive to South Berry Pine Road will be closed to through traffic due to street and utility reconstruction work. The construction work is set to last until November 17th, 2017. If you have any questions regarding this, please contact our office at 605-342-3787. We know this will be an inconvenience for residents in this area and we greatly appreciate your cooperation in the matter!

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Pine Ridge/West River Periodontics - Awarded Projects

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RCS Construction, Inc. was awarded two new projects in the last week! West River Periodontics and Pine Ridge Quarters Apartment Building. Things are about to get really busy around here!

Pine Ridge Quarters Apartment Building: This project will consist of the construction of a 19,728 square foot, single story apartment building. This new apartment building will serve as staff quarters at the Pine Ridge IHS housing compound. The awarded contract amount for this project is $4,433,685.00.

West River Periodontics: This project will consist of a new 8,407 square foot dental facility including reception/waiting area, offices, treatment and surgery areas, staff lounge and locker room, storage rooms, restrooms, and a laundry room. The awarded contract amount for this project is $2,258,000.00.

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Rushmore Crossing Building S2 - Awarded Project

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RCS Construction, Inc. was recently awarded the contract for the Rushmore Crossing S2 project in the amount of $1,513,805.00. This project will consist of a 25,000 square foot retail addition in between Ross: Dress for Less and Sam's Club. This addition will house three different retail spaces.

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Now Hiring Project Managers!

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RCS Construction, Inc. is now hiring for a senior building project manager! The job description/duties include: planning and implementing schedules; determining construction methods, budgets, material and equipment; managing multiple projects from inception to completion; and completing projects in a timely manner and under budget.

If you would like to apply, please stop by our office at 1314 Fountain Plaza Drive Rapid City, South Dakota 57702 or simply click the "Employment" tab above to fill out an application online!

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CIC Craftsmanship Awards

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RCS Construction was the proud recipient of two awards at the Construction Industry Center's banquet this year!

  • Interior Finish Carpentry - Orchard Meadows Common Cents, Rapid City, South Dakota
  • Retaining Wall Construction - 84 Van Buren Street, Deadwood, South Dakota

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Looking To The Future - New Demo Project

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RCS Construction was recently awarded the $112,000 contract for the demolition of the rest area and surrounding buildings/shelters between Piedmont and Tilford. This demolition project comes at the same time as the start of the reconstruction of the interstate between mile markers 40 and 44.

The Rapid City Journal released an article that gets into a little more detail about what the future has in store for the interstate running between Rapid City and Sturgis. Click here to view the full story! With road construction beginning March 6th, make sure when traveling along that section of road to pay attention and give those guys a brake!

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Edgemont Water System Improvements - Awarded Project

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2017 is off to a great start so far! R.C.S. Construction, Inc. was just recently awarded the Edgemont Water System Improvements, Contract No. 2: Water Treatment Facility & Distribution System Improvements project. This project will take until the fall of this year (2017) to complete. We are looking forward to working with the City of Edgemont and AE2S, Inc. during this project! Click "Read More" below to view more project details.

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Grand Opening for Badlands Hall at WDT!

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Badlands Hall officially had it's Grand Opening yesterday at Western Dakota Tech. This new diesel tech building is a part of the Western Dakota Tech Campus Expansion project that began in the summer of 2015. Check out the video above from KOTA Territory News.  Click Here to View The Full Article!

The Rapid City Journal also has an article about the Grand Opening yesterday at Western Dakota Tech, click here to view the full article.

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