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South Dakota Airport Terminal Program Launched

The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) is pleased to announce the launch of the South Dakota Airport Terminal Program (SDATP) following the successful passage of Senate Bill 144 in the 2024 legislative session. Read More

Chip Seal and Fog Seal Projects Planned in the Custer Area

On Friday, May 31, 2024, crews will begin chip seal and fog seal projects on portions of S.D. Highway 40 and S.D Highway 36. Read More

Temporary Intersection Closure Scheduled for Anamosa Street Bridge Project in Rapid City

On Wednesday, May 29, 2024, the Anamosa Street and West Boulevard North intersection in Rapid City will be temporarily closed to traffic. Read More

Project Scheduled to Begin on U.S. Highway 18 West of Martin

During the week of Monday, May 20, 2024, work is scheduled to begin on U.S. Highway 18 from Martin west for eight miles. Read More

Bridge Reconstruction Scheduled to Begin at Cheyenne River Bridge South of Maverick Junction on S.D. Highway 18

On Tuesday, May 28, 2024, a bridge rehabilitation project is scheduled to begin at the Cheyenne River Bridge one mile south of Maverick Junction on S.D. Highway 18.Read More

2025 Transportation Alternatives (TA) Program Funding Available through SDDOT

Letters of intent are now being accepted for the Transportation Alternatives (TA) program through the South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT). Read More

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Centerline Rumble Strips (CLRS)

The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) will begin to deploy Centerline Rumble Strips (CLRS) on rural roads with 500 or higher Average Daily Traffic (ADT) in order to further prevent head-on and sideswipe crashes.Read More

National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) April 15-19, 2024

NWZAW has been observed for more than 20 years and was launched as a public awareness campaign to help everyone understand that they play a role in keeping motorists and roadway workers safe.Read More

Prepare for Summer Construction Season: Sign Up for Notifications on SD511!

South Dakota Department of Transportation’s SD511 Traveler Information System informs travelers, law enforcement, emergency responders, and highway maintenance personnel of conditions that affect travel. Its main purpose is to help the public make well-informed travel decisions.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