Meade County - U.S. Interstate 90 Exit 37 (Pleasant Valley) to Exit 40 (Tilford)


Exit 37 Reconstruction, Eastbound Interstate 90 Grading and Paving, Commercial Vehicle Electronic Screening System, and New Port of Entry Building.


Exit 37 Reconstruction with new bridge overpass, exit ramps, and realignment of Pleasant Valley Road

Benefits:

  • Replace the aging overpass structure
  • Extend exit ramps for additional capacity
  • Increase safety with reduced skew of Pleasant Valley Road


Replacement of the Port of Entry

Benefits:

  • Replace the aging port of entry building.
  • Building improvements to allow for more thorough and sheltered inspections
  • New pavement surfacing and markings to improve site function

Project Summary:

The purpose of this project is to reconstruct the I90 Eastbound lanes from west of Exit 37 (Pleasant Valley Road) to the railroad multi-plate at MRM 38.34 and the westbound on-ramp and eastbound off-ramp at Exit 40 (Tilford) due to the pavement condition. This will also include replacing the interchange at Exit 37 (Pleasant Valley Road - structure# 47-061-480), PCC surfacing, and replacing all the pipe within the project limits under the EB lanes. Additionally, a new Tilford Port of Entry will be constructed including a new building, new parking lot, and new E-Screening infrastructure.

The project is anticipated to bid in May 2022 and be completed in 2024.

 

Project Timeline:

  • Bid Letting – May 4, 2022
  • Pre-Rally 2022
    • Grading work outside of the roadway
    • Temporary Guardrail/Temporary Barrier installation
    • Reconstruct Exit 40 WB on-ramp
      • The ramp will be closed with a detour to Exit 44.
      • Exit 40 Ramp A Detour
    • Begin substructure work for the new overpass bridge at Exit 37
  • No work affecting traffic July 27 – August 14, 2022
  • Post-Rally 2022 – I-90 Westbound Construction
    • Begin work to replace the port of entry
    • Two-way traffic in the EB lanes
    • Perform culvert replacements under the WB lanes
    • Complete box culvert work under the WB lanes
    • Complete commercial vehicle screening system work in the WB lanes
    • Complete the WB On and Off-Ramp at Exit 37
      • WB On-Ramp traffic will be detoured to Exit 40
      • Exit 37 Ramp A Detour
    • Continue structure work at the new Exit 37 overpass bridge.
  • No work is anticipated along the roadway between October 29, 2022, and March 20, 2023
  • Pre-Rally 2023 – I-90 Eastbound Construction
    • Complete the port of entry construction
      • Includes the replacement of the on/off ramps to the port of entry
    • Two-way traffic in the WB lanes
    • Complete all commercial vehicle screening system work in the EB lanes
    • Complete culvert replacements under the EB lanes
    • Complete box culvert work under the EB lanes
    • Grading work for the realignment of Pleasant Valley Road
    • Reconstruct Exit 40 EB Off Ramp
      • Ramp will be closed with a detour to Exit 44.
      • Exit 40 Ramp D Detour
  • No work affecting traffic July 29 – August 13, 2023
  • Post-Rally 2023 – Pleasant Valley Road Construction
    • Demolition of existing Exit 37 bridge
    • Complete the realignment/reconstruction of Pleasant Valley Road
    • Demolition of median crossovers
  • Project Completion October 27, 2023

Project Phasing Maps:

  • Phase 1 (Pre-Rally 2022)
  • Phase 2 (Post-Rally 2022)
  • Phase 3 (Pre-Rally 2023)
  • Phase 4 (Post-Rally 2022)

 

 Project Contacts:

Contractor: 
Contract Amount:

SDDOT: Jason Baker 605-394-1629

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