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SDDOT to Hold Second Public Meeting for U.S. Highway 85 Corridor Planning Study between Spearfish and Deadwood

The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in collaboration with the City of Spearfish, the City of Deadwood, Lawrence County, and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), will hold a public meeting open house from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024, at the Wilbur S. Tretheway Pavilion (115 S. Canyon St.) in Spearfish. Read More

2024 Spring Load Restrictions – Release #2

(Restrictions scheduled for week of Feb. 19-23, 2024)Read More

SDDOT Seeks Public Input for Proposed Sidewalk Project on S.D. Highways 10 and 1804 through Pollock

The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) will hold a public meeting open house on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. to inform area residents of the proposed sidewalk project with ADA upgrades on S.D. Highways 10 and 1804 through the city of Pollock.Read More

SDDOT in Search of Borrow Material Providers for S.D. Highway 25 Project from U.S. Highway 212 North

In 2026, the South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) plans to administer a construction project on S.D. Highway 25 from U.S. Highway 212 to a location nine miles north. The project is designed to enhance the safety and function of the roadway through grading, shoulder widening, culvert replacement, and improving sight distances.Read More

Informational Open House Scheduled for South Veterans Parkway Construction in Sioux Falls

The public is invited to attend an in-person informational open house on Monday, March 4, 2024, to learn more about the South Veterans Parkway project. The informational meeting, which will include 2024 construction timelines and traffic impacts, is scheduled from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the Commons Area of Harrisburg North Middle School, located at 2201 W. 95th St. in Sioux Falls. Read More

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2023 SDDOT Annual Report

As demonstrated in the report, the 2022-23 winter season was one for the record-books. Our SDDOT winter maintenance staff (and those behind the scenes) worked countless hours to keep South Dakota’s Interstate and state highway system clear and safe in some of the toughest winter weather conditions experienced in recent years.Read More

Why Navigation Apps Are Not Helpful During Winter Weather Events

Many motorists plug their travel destination into a navigation app to find the fastest and most efficient route possible. While these navigation apps can be useful, it is best to put them away during winter weather events and turn to and the SD511 mobile app for vital traveler information regarding the latest road conditions.Read More

Gear up for winter and sign up for notifications through SD511!

Gearing up for the winter season? When you're visiting don't forget to sign-up for customized notifications.Read More

Move Over, It’s the Law

South Dakota’s Move Over law requires travelers to move over and/or slow down when a stopped vehicle is in use of amber, yellow, or blue warning lights. Read More