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Concrete Pavement Repair Work Begins on S.D. Highway 115 Between Dell Rapids and Sioux Falls

11/29/2021
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) says work is scheduled to begin on S.D. Highway 115 south of Dell Rapids. The project consists of concrete pavement repair between Dell Rapids and Sioux Falls.

SDDOT Seeks Public Input into Interstate 29 (Exit 71) Interchange Modification Study

11/24/2021
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in collaboration with Lincoln County, the city of Harrisburg, city of Tea, the Sioux Falls MPO, and the Federal Highway Administration, will hold a public open house meeting from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, in the Council Room of the Tea City Hall (600 E 1st Street) to inform area residents of the status of the Interstate 29 (exit 71) Interchange Modification Study.

SDDOT Extends Public Input on Proposed Project to Reconstruct S.D. Highway 46 through city of Wagner

11/23/2021
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) held a public meeting on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021 to discuss the proposed project to reconstruct S.D. Highway 46 through the city of Wagner. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss and gather input from the public. Based on requests from the public, the opportunity to present written comments will be extended to Nov. 30, 2021.

S.D. Highway 52 Opened to Thru Traffic between S.D. Highways 37 and 50

11/23/2021
South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) officials advise the reconstruction project on S.D. Highway 52, from S.D. Highway 37 to the S.D. Highway 50 junction, is complete and the roadway is now open to thru traffic.

SDDOT Seeks Public Input into Proposed Grading Project on S.D. Highway 21 South of Hayti

11/23/2021
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) will hold a public meeting open house on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. to inform area residents of the proposed Grading Project on S.D. Highway 21 south of Hayti.

SDDOT Receives Federal RAISE Grant for Freight Capacity Expansion

11/22/2021
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) was recently awarded a Rebuilding America Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Grant through the U.S. Department of Transportation. The RAISE Grant is designated for the Freight Capacity Expansion Project with Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad (RCP&E) through Pennington, Haakon, and Stanley counties in South Dakota. SDDOT applied for the federal RAISE grant in July to upgrade main line rail between Fort Pierre and Rapid City.

SDDOT Office of Air, Rail and Transit Accepting Comments for State Management Plan (SMP)

11/16/2021
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) Office of Air, Rail and Transit, will be accepting comments on the State Management Plan (SMP) - Section 5310, 5311, and 5339 Program, with comments due by Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021.

S.D. Highway 15 Opening to Traffic Near LaBolt

11/15/2021
South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) says S.D. Highway 15 will open to all traffic on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021.

SDDOT Seeks Public Input into the Interstate 90 (Exits 32 – 40) Corridor Study in Meade County

11/7/2021
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in collaboration with the project consultant and Meade County, will hold a public meeting open house from 4:30 – 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, to inform area residents of the Interstate 90 (exits 32-40) Corridor Study in Meade County.

Surface Repair Work to Begin on Interstate 90 East of Ellsworth Air Force Base

11/1/2021
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says work on eastbound Interstate 90 over 151st Street, east of Ellsworth Air Force Base, will begin on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021.

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