Road work begins on Jackrabbit Avenue


BROOKINGS – The City of Brookings Public Works Department began reconstruction of Jackrabbit Avenue from Sixth Street to Eighth Street on Wednesday. 

This work will include the removal of the existing asphalt surface and turning it into gravel, replacement of ramps, sewer manhole work, and new asphalt surface. The project will last approximately three weeks. Through traffic will be prohibited during this time.

The city is reminding the public to be cautious when driving or walking near the project area, especially around work areas under construction. 

“We understand there will be short-term inconveniences throughout the project, and we appreciate working together with you on any issues,” a news release from the city says. “The city thanks the public for their patience during this project.” 

Issues related to construction items can be directed to the City Engineering Office at 605-692-6629.

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