Do you know how to drive on Sioux Falls Diverging Diamond Interchange at 41st and I-229? Check out this video!

There are over 150 Diverging Diamond Interchanges in the United States with 80 more under construction. 3 of which are in South Dakota cities including Sioux Falls, Brandon, and Rapid City.

WATCH: Drone Video Shows Progress of 41st Street DDI Project in Sioux Falls

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Construction began on the Sioux Falls DDI in 2022 and is near completion.

The current traffic pattern is in a more simplified DDI configuration with one lane in each direction over the bridge. All lanes of the DDI are anticipated to open at the end of June.

All on- and off-ramps are open except for westbound traffic on the northbound off-ramp.

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When taking the northbound off-ramp from I-29, the left-turning lane is currently closed to traffic, and motorists can only turn right on to 41st Street.

Sidewalks across the 41st Street bridge will remain closed until other construction work is completed.

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Here is the latest update on the Sioux Falls Diverging Diamond Interchange at 41st and I-229...

  • Permanent pavement marking will begin in mid-June.
  • Installation of sidewalks across the 41st Street bridge has been completed; sidewalks will remain closed until other work is completed.
  • Pedestrian signals have been installed at both ends of the DDI and are scheduled to be functional by mid-June.
  • Crews have completed installing walls around the center median.
  • Crews are painting underneath the bridge.
  • Crews are beginning final touches and landscaping on the medians.
  • Drivers are urged to use caution and reduce their speed while traveling through the area. Traffic control measures will continue to guide motorists around all closures.

So...do you know how to drive on the Sioux Falls Diverging Diamond Interchange? Check out this instructional video from The City Of Sioux Falls...

 

The Ultimate Sioux Falls Visitor's Guide: A to Z

Sioux Falls has lots to explore; fun stuff for the whole family, food of every kind, educational opportunities, and more! If you have out-of-town guests visiting, show them around our city. Eat at places they've never eaten. Take them to places they'd never go. Take some great photos to post on social media (and don't forget the hashtag #HiFromSiouxFalls). We've even listed some cool hotels where they can stay if you don't have the room.

Sioux Falls, South Dakota. We call it the 'Sioux Empire.' It's the biggest city in the state with a population of nearly 200,000. We’re known for our namesake, Falls Park, along the Big Sioux River. Sioux Falls has received numerous accolades for its quality of life. We have been named the number one best place to rent in America. We’ve topped the list of Best States to Find a Job. Sioux Falls is the Best City in America for Young Professionals. 

We've appeared on lists such as Most Charming Small CitiesTop 10 Place to Raise Kids, and even ranked 10th in the 2020 Top 100 Best Places to Live. We have an abundance of achievements and you can see them on the Sioux Falls Development Foundation's website.

It's a pretty awesome city and that's why we think you should come and visit. If you're coming on business or pleasure, we've put together a list of places to go and things to see. We know you want to explore the attractions the city is known for like Falls Park, the Arc of Dreams, and the Sculpture Walk, but there's a lot more to see and do than just the touristy (that's really a word) stuff. The best places to go are where the locals go and we have a not your average, ordinary visitor's guide. 

Here's a list of over 100 things to do and places to go in Sioux Falls.

Click HERE for a list of all the places we mention and links to each one. Print it out or save it to your phone and use it as a reference when you're visiting. See you soon!

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