Welcome to our Infrastructure Projects Page!
Information on this page may be outdated. City Staff are working to bring you an updated projects page. For specific inquiries, please contact City Hall at 605-743-5872
Please see below for summaries of projects currently ongoing in our community. This list is not all inclusive and summarizing often complex and detailed engineering projects can be challenging. So please, please engage staff with any questions, comments, and concerns. We would love to discuss with you!
This page was last updated on July 26th, 2021.
Central Area Water Main Upsizing (4/9/2021)
The water main between the two water towers needs to be upsized to better accommodate flows throughout town. The area north of Central Park is included in this phase. Construction is expected to begin in April.
Contractor: Backhaus Excavating
Slurry Seal 2021 (7/26/2021)
We will be applying slurry seal to several streets in Harrisburg again in 2021, including portions of Grand Ave, Chestnut St, Walnut St, and Shebal Ave. Selection is determined by current conditions and data from the 2019 pavement condition study. Construction is expected to occur in July or early August.
Slurry seal will be occurring Wednesday, July 28th. Crews expect to begin at 7:00am and be completed all in one day. These streets will be closed to traffic for up to 6 hours after slurry seal has been applied: Shebal Ave, Main St, Elm St, Walnut St, Chestnut St, Quail Cir, and Grand Ave.
Concrete Repairs 2021 (7/30/2020)
The City will again repair curb and gutters and stormwater inlets throughout town.
Cost Estimate: $30,000
Pedestrian Improvements 2021 (11/13/2020)
The City will endeavor to improve and add sidewalks and trails throughout town. This is a multi year initiative. Sidewalk installation along South Cliff Ave south of Honeysuckle Dr and Willow St at the railroad crossing are areas identified in 2021.
Cost Estimate: $70,000
Macey Ave / Lien Ave Backyard Drainage Improvements (7/30/2020)
The City is planning to improve the drainage in the backyards between Macey and Lien Avenues. Conceptual plan is to regrade where needed and install a low flow pipe and sump collection line. Design has not begun.
Cost Estimate: $170,000
Pond Mucking 2021 (7/30/2020)
We endeavor to clean out at least one City owned drainage pond annually. The Industrial Park pond has been selected for 2021.
Cost Estimate: $50,000
Drainage Conveyance Improvements 2021 (7/30/2020)
The City plans to clean out overland drainage conveyances annually. The site(s) have not yet been selected for 2021.
Cost Estimate: $50,000
Downtown Area Sanitary Sewer Relining (9/11/2020)
We plan to reline some of the old sewer pipes in the downtown area in 2021. Relining is often a cost effective alternative to improving pipes without closing and tearing up streets. Improvements in this area was identified as a result of recent sewer videoing.
Cost Estimate: $100,000
Asphalt Patching 2021 (7/30/2020)
Several locations of streets are patched annually. The sites are determined after the winter months with consideration to the pavement condition study and surrounding projects.
Cost Estimate: $50,000
Water Reclamation Facility (10/1/2020)
We are in the process of building our own wastewater treatment facility. We broke ground in July. Work is underway on both the operations building and biological treatment building. The operations building and biological treatment building footings have been placed and walls are currently being formed. Excavation of the headworks building and biosolids storage building will begin this month. The treated water forcemain to the Big Sioux River construction is complete. Facility start-up will occur towards the end of summer 2021. The wastewater ponds will be decommissioned after that.
Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP): $16,218,751
Engineer: Stockwell Engineers
Construction Manager at Risk (CMr): Henry Carlson / PKG Contracting
For more information and to see the progress happening at the Water Reclamation Facility, please visit the website by clicking here
Cliff Ave and Willow St Intersection (1/22/2021)
The City currently in design of a roundabout at the intersection. Construction is expected for late 2021 or early 2022.
Cost Estimate: $2,500,000
Engineer: Infrastructure Design Group, Inc.
Asphalt Overlay 2021 (7/30/2020)
The City plans to have a mill and overlay completed on Augustana Avenue in 2021. This street was identified in the pavement condition study as a high priority candidate for an overlay improvement.
Cost Estimate: $200,000