City Administrator Talks About This Year’s Busy Construction Season

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PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Construction projects are taking place in many areas around Pierre this summer. From the construction of a new Menard’s store, to a new elementary school and several city street projects, Pierre is buzzing with building and street work. Pierre’s City Administrator Leon Schochenmaier says the weather has helped in keeping the projects steadily moving forward.

Schochenmaier says city officials meet several times a week during the construction season, trying to juggle the projects to coordinate with changing weather, contractor availability and other factors.

Schochenmaier says the city appreciates the cooperation of Pierre residents, who have to adapt to changing traffic patterns during construction season.

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