Pavement Repair Work Scheduled on Highways Near Watertown

Pavement Repair Work Scheduled on Highways Near Watertown

For Immediate Release:  Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Contact:  Bryce R. Olson PE,  Engineer IV, 605-882-5166


WATERTOWN, S.D. – On Tuesday, April 9, 2024, pavement repair work will begin on several highways near Watertown. This project will include repair to pavement, curb and gutter, and sidewalk in sections within Watertown on U.S. Highway 212, U.S. Highway 81, and S.D Highway 20 as well as sections both east and west of Watertown along Highway 212.    

All sections of pavement repair work will be completed with lane closures which are anticipated to cause minor impacts overall to through traffic. Motorists can expect some travel delay through Watertown depending on time of day and are encouraged to plan accordingly or use alternate routes. Pedestrians can expect to be temporarily detoured to sidewalks on the other side of the highway.

The primary contractor for this project is Reede Construction, Inc. of Aberdeen, SD. The overall completion date for this $693,927 project is Friday, Oct. 18, 2024.

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