Custer Area Projects

US Highway 18 East Bound Lanes from Oelrichs to Smithwick Turnoff

Project Information: 

Location: US 18 – East Bound Lanes from Oelrichs to Smithwick Turnoff – Spot Grading and Asphalt Surfacing – Project Number NH 0018(205)52, PCN 04xt  
Project Summary: Correct substandard vertical curves in three locations to improve sight distance and install a new asphalt driving surface.

Work began on March 22, 2021. Traffic will be placed head-to-head in the West Bound Lanes. The entire road surface will be milled to a 1 ¼" depth and the full depth at the grading locations. When grading areas are completed, asphalt surfacing will follow.

Press Releases: 

March 23, 2021


Bituminous Paving, Inc.  
Contract Amount: $7.9 Million


Matt "Rip" Rippentrop, Project Engineer, 605-673-9016

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