Business Spur I-29 travels 2.5 miles east from a 2006-completed SPUI (Exit 79) with Interstate 29 to Downtown Sioux Falls along 12th Street and the one-way street couplet of 10th and 11th Streets. Maintained by the city of Sioux Falls since 2006, the route is signed as "Downtown" Spur I-29 and runs in tandem with locally maintained South Dakota 42.

Business Spur I-29 overlays former U.S. 16 west of Downtown. The east end of the route coincides with the south end of Business Spur I-90, the historic route of U.S. 77 along Minnesota Avenue. Business Loop I-229 follows Minnesota Avenue (old U.S. 77) south from the east end and the 10th/11th Street couplet (old U.S. 16 and SD 38) east from the city center.

Business Spur I-29 SD 42 East
Business Spur I-29 accompanies SD 42 east from the SPUI with I-29 (Exit 79) in west Sioux Falls. The two continue along a busy commercial arterial to the Big Sioux River. A trailblazer for SD 42 stands just east of the exchange with I-29. 08/13/16
The first Business Spur I-29 marker posted on SD 42 (12th Street) east precedes Edmond Avenue. 08/13/16
12th Street proceeds 2.25 miles east from Lyons Avenue / Boulevard into Downtown Sioux Falls. The USS South Dakota Battleship Memorial and the Great Plains Zoo lie south of the ensuing mile. 08/13/16
Lyons Avenue north and Lyons Boulevard south come together at Business Spur I-29/SD 42 (12th Street) amid an array of traveler services and other retail establishments. Lyons Boulevard connects 12th Street with the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds to the north. 08/13/16
A reassurance marker for SD 42 stands east of Lyons Avenue / Boulevard. 08/13/16
12th Street spans the Big Sioux River ahead of Sherman Park. 08/13/16
Westport Avenue links SD 42 (W 12th Street) with W 10th Street. The USS South Dakota Battleship Memorial follows on the south side of Business Spur I-29. 08/13/16
Forthcoming Kiwanis Avenue leads south from W 12th Street to Great Plains Zoo, the Country Club of Sioux Falls golf course and W 41st Street. 08/13/16
Kiwanis Avenue north runs through industrial areas along the Big Sioux River toward Russell Street (old SD 38). 08/13/16
The traffic light at Elmwood Avenue serves Garfield Elementary, two blocks south of SD 42 (12th Street). 08/13/16
Business Spur I-29/SD 42 east at Holly Avenue. 08/13/16
Western Avenue heads north from 12th Street to Sioux Falls Convention Center and Arena. Western Avenue extends south through residential areas of Sioux Falls to I-229 by Yankton Trails Park. 08/13/16
West Avenue stems north from Business Spur I-29/SD 42 to Burnside Park, Terrace Park, Sioux Falls Stadium and Sioux Falls Arrena. 08/13/16
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Curving northward at Grange Avenue, Business Spur I-29/SD 42 transitions from 12th Street with two-way traffic onto the couplet of 11th Street east and 10th Street west. 08/13/16
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A pair of reassurance shields line 10th Street east at Walts Avenue. 08/13/16
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Entering Downtown Sioux Falls, Business Spur I-29 concludes at SD 115 (Minnesota Avenue). 04/20/07, 08/13/16
SD 115 represents the old alignment of U.S. 77 through the city of Sioux Falls. Although unmarked from 11th Street east, Minnesota Avenue carries Business Loop I-229 south and Business Spur I-90 north away from Downtown. 04/20/07
SD 115 represents the old alignment of U.S. 77 through the city of Sioux Falls. Although unmarked from 10th Street east, Minnesota Avenue carries Business Loop I-229 south and Business Spur I-90 north away from Downtown. 08/13/16
Business Loop I-229 turns east and joins SD 42 (11th Street) for 1.9 miles from SD 115 (Minnesota Avenue) back to Interstate 229. 06/17/15
Business Spur I-29 SD 42 West
Although unmarked at Spring Avenue, SD 42 (10th Street) overlaps with Business Spur I-29 west of Business Loop I-229 and SD 115 (Minnesota Avenue) in Downtown Sioux Falls. 06/17/15
Business Spur I-29/SD 42 west turn southward from 10th Street onto Menlo Avenue. 04/20/07
SD 42 follows Menlo Avenue for a block south onto 12th Street while 10th Street extends west into a residential area. 04/20/07
Business Spur I-29/SD 42 (12th Street) west approach the single point urban interchange with Interstate 29. 04/20/07
Interstate 29 north continues through Sioux Falls five miles to I-90. Business Spur I-29 ends and SD 42 (12th Street) continues to the Webster Grove Addition and western reaches of the city. 04/20/07



Photo Credits:

04/20/07, 06/17/15, 08/13/16 by AARoads

Connect with:
Interstate 29
Business Spur I-90 - Sioux Falls
Business Loop I-229

Page Updated 02-17-2020.

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