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Public Engagement Provides Connectivity Documentation for Interstate 90 Local Roads Crossing Study

4/17/2024
In March 2024, the South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in collaboration with Pennington County and the Federal Highway Administration, held two public meeting open houses to learn from area residents about how several interstate crossings and interchanges were being used along a section of Interstate 90 in eastern Pennington County.

Traffic Change Scheduled for the Missouri River Bridge Between Fort Pierre and Pierre

4/15/2024
Weather dependent, on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, both lanes of the westbound bridge over the Missouri River between Fort Pierre and Pierre will be closed.

Bridge Repair Work Scheduled to Begin on S.D. Highway 27 Near Britton

4/15/2024
On Friday, April 19, 2024, bridge repair work is scheduled to begin on S.D. Highway 27 approximately two miles south of Britton. The contractor will set signs and concrete barriers first. Bridge work will begin on Monday, April 22, 2024.

Reconstruction Project Scheduled to Begin on U.S. Highway 12 in Edmunds County

4/15/2024
On Monday, April 22, 2024, asphalt concrete paving work is scheduled to begin on U.S. Highway 12 from Bowdle to Roscoe. The contractor will set signs and cold mill asphalt concrete. Paving will begin Monday, April 22, 2024.

South Dakota Transportation Hall of Honor Committee Accepting 2024 Nominations

4/15/2024
The Transportation Hall of Honor Committee is accepting nominations for review and consideration for induction into the South Dakota Transportation Hall of Honor. The purpose of the Transportation Hall of Honor is to recognize individuals who have made a lasting, valuable, and/or unique contribution to South Dakota’s air, highway, public transit, or rail transportation system.

Work Scheduled to Begin on U.S. Highway 12 Project in Corson County

4/15/2024
Beginning Monday, April 22, 2024, work is scheduled to begin on U.S. Highway 12 in Corson County between Morristown and Watauga.

SDDOT Seeks Public Input on the Tripp County Master Transportation Plan

4/15/2024
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in coordination with Tripp County, will hold a public meeting open house on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. to inform residents and business owners about the county’s first master transportation plan.

Temporary Closure Scheduled for S.D. Highway 19 Near Humboldt Exit

4/12/2024
(UPDATE: Due to forecasted rains, this temporary closure is rescheduled to Thursday, April 18, 2024.) On Tuesday, April 16, 2024, bridge work is scheduled to begin on Interstate 90 near Humboldt, exit 379. This bridge work will result in a temporary closure of S.D. Highway 19 underneath I-90 as contractors remove the existing structure. The Highway 19 closure is scheduled for 8 a.m.

National Work Zone Awareness Week - April 15-19, 2024

4/11/2024
National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) is an annual awareness campaign held at the start of construction season to remind drivers to be attentive through work zones during the busy summer travel months. The official theme for NWZAW 2024, is “Work zones are temporary. Actions behind the wheel can last forever.”

Signals at Crazy Horse Memorial and Oreville Junction Scheduled to Be Activated

4/10/2024
Beginning Wednesday, May 1, 2024, the traffic signals at both Crazy Horse Memorial and U.S. Highway 16/S.D. Highway 244 at Oreville Junction will once again be activated.

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