S.D. Highway 244 Closure Scheduled Near Mt. Rushmore
For Immediate Release: Friday, Sept. 29, 2023
Contact: Isaac Schulz, Project Engineer, 605-440-1408
KEYSTONE, S.D. – On Monday, Oct. 2, 2023, S.D. Highway 244 will be closed to through traffic from Palmer Creek Road to the east for one mile. This scheduled closure is part of an ongoing project to replace a bridge in this area and the closure is anticipated to last the duration of the project. Highway 244 is scheduled to be reopened no later than Friday, May 3, 2024.
A detour will be put in place around the project along U.S. Highway 16/16A. Access to Mt. Rushmore will remain open via Highway 16A and Highway 244 from the east.
Find more information about this structure replacement project at https://dot.sd.gov/mount-rushmore-pcn-04ft.
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