Press Releases

Department of Transportation Seeks Public Input into the I-90 Exit 63 Interchange Study

1/20/2021
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in collaboration with the Rapid City Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), and the City of Box Elder, will hold a virtual public meeting between Jan 20, and Feb. 20, 2021, to inform and obtain comments from area residents on the option being recommended as part of the interchange study.

DOT Seeks Public Input into the US14A / US85 / Deadwood Box Corridor Study

1/14/2021
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in collaboration with the City of Deadwood, will hold the second online public meeting to inform area residents of the options developed for the U.S. 14A / U.S. 85 / Deadwood Box Corridor Study.

Temporary Lane Closures on Haines Avenue

1/14/2021
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says there will be a single lane closure in the north and southbound lanes of Haines Avenue while temporary traffic signals are installed at the intersection of Haines Avenue and Mall Drive. This work will take place Jan.18-21, 2021.

Department of Transportation & Hughes County Seek Public Input into Hughes County Master Transportation Plan Study

1/13/2021
The South Dakota Department of Transportation, in collaboration with Hughes County, will hold an online public meeting to present information on the Hughes County Master Transportation Plan.

South Dakota Department of Transportation Announces Name the Snowplow Contest

1/12/2021
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) has rolled out South Dakota’s first ever Name the Snowplow Contest.

Department of Transportation and City of Watertown Seek Public Input into Watertown Master Transportation Plan Study

1/4/2021
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in cooperation with the City of Watertown, will hold an online public meeting to present information on the Watertown Area Master Transportation Plan.

NO TRAVEL ADVISED IN EASTERN & SOUTH-CENTRAL SD

12/23/2020
Officials with the South Dakota Departments of Transportation and Public Safety are advising motorists there is No Travel Advised across the entire eastern and south-central portion of the state and are asking for the public’s help by staying home and avoiding travel until weather conditions improve.

BLUE LIGHTS BEING ADDED TO SNOWPLOW FLEET

12/22/2020
The South Dakota Department of Transportation is improving safety for motorists and snowplow drivers by adding flashing blue lights to the snowplow fleet across the state.

Highway 37 James River Bridge Reduced Speed

12/21/2020
The South Dakota Department of Transportation is advising motorists driving over the newly constructed Highway 37 bridge north of Huron to expect a reduced speed limit and some “bumps” at the bridge.

South Dakota Department of Transportation Launches New and Improved Traveler Information Site

12/18/2020
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) has rolled out a new traveler information website and mobile app just in time for holiday travel and safe winter driving.

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