RCS Construction Crews are making great progress despite the rain. The storm sewer trunkline is complete up to the alley west of Canyon Street; the storm sewer and the drop inlets at Third Street are complete; and the water main lowering and relocation at Third Street is complete. To read more on our progress check out the news article from Black Hills Pioneer at https://www.bhpioneer.com.
The South Dakota Army National Guard has broken ground on the new Aviation Readiness Center. The 58,000 square foot state of-the-art facility will be placed next to the Guard’s Army Aviation Support Facility which is currently exceeding its limits. This $20 million facility will house more than 150 Soldiers from eight units and will feature training classrooms, administrative offices, equipment storage space and more. We are so honored to be part of this project!
“The Under 40 in Construction Equipment Awards showcase young talent in the construction equipment industry. These young people, all under the age of 40 as of the end of the year, represent exciting potential for this industry.” Both RC Scull and Evan Walterman were nominated for the award of Under 40. Check out the news article from https://www.constructionequipment.com/under-40.
Get ready for roadwork! Construction began yesterday for phase 1 of the Jackson Boulevard Street, Storm, and Utility Improvements project. The project includes roadway rehabilitation, utility infrastructure replacement, safety, gateway corridor enhancements and streetscaping, preservation and enhancement of community character, and economic development. The substantial completion date is set for November 8, 2019 with the final completion date being June 1, 2020.
Those wishing to see detailed sequencing of each section of the phase 1 work can find updates at www.bhpioneer.com.
Congratulations to our employees for earning the 2018 Construction Industry Center Master Craftsmanship Awards for the East Idaho, Ivy & Nevada Street Reconstruction and Robbinsdale Park Reconstruction, Meadowbrook Elementary Drainage Improvements project, and the City of Summerset Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluent Filter & SBR Enclosure. Thank you for all your hard work!
Kristi Noem signed the bill that provides more than $19 million in state and federal funds to build the 58,000 SF National Readiness Guard Center. The facility will provide space for training, supplies, and administrative to support their training and drills and to do other functions.
We are sponsoring the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce March mixer on Tuesday, March 12th at Western Dakota Tech. Come explore their event center, watch demonstrations of their live simulators, and sign-up for your chance to win a door price.
We are honored to get started on the new National Guard readiness center. The project includes a 58,000 SF building. The battalion will use this facility for the Black Hawk helicopter operations such as search and rescue, medevac, and wildland fire missions.
According to www.kotatv.com “This has been a top priority for the South Dakota Army National Guard for many years,” Lt. Col. Martin Yost said. “This aviation complex will be outstanding not only for soldiers but also for the citizens of South Dakota.” The funding bill now goes to Gov. Kristi Noem for final approval.
We are excited to get started on the 1st phase of Jackson Boulevard located in Spearfish, SD, with construction to begin this spring. The project includes a conversion of a 4-lane roadway to 5-lane roadway including bike lanes and medians (3rd Ave. to 5th Ave.); conversion of 4-lane roadway to 5-lane roadway including medians (5th Ave. to 10th Ave); construction of raised medians on N. Main St. (E. Kansas St. to E. Illinois St.)
RCS Construction is honored to receive two of the three Build South Dakota Awards at the annual AGC State Convention for the East Idaho Street/Robbinsdale Park Reconstruction Project and Meadowbrook Drainage Improvements Project. A special thanks to the AGC Chapter for selecting these projects and all of our subcontractors and suppliers for making it a success.