Pierre Area Projects

U.S. Highway 212 in Gettysburg

Urban Reconstruction in Gettysburg

The South Dakota Department of Transportation will begin reconstructing U.S. Highway 212 in Gettysburg on Monday, April 5, 2021.

Work on the project will include grading, storm sewer, curb and gutter, sidewalk, lighting, box culvert replacement, and PCC pavement. The work will be completed in seven phases and will take the contractor two construction seasons to complete.


Press Releases: 

April 1, 2021


Weekly Updates: 

April 7, 2021
The Contractor will continue work on the traffic diversion that will connect US212 to the Court St. detour route.  Asphalt surfacing of the traffic diversion is currently scheduled for the week of April 12th.  Minor delays and short-term road closures will occur on Nebraska St. during final grading and paving.  The detour route is currently scheduled to be completed and placed into service on April 16th at which time a road closure will be installed for the Phase 2 (Mannston St to Exene St.) work area.  Thru traffic will be directed to the detour route.  Local traffic will remain open from Exene St. to Nebraska St.

April 14, 2021
No work was able to be completed this week due to cool temps prohibiting asphalt surfacing.  Asphalt surfacing of the traffic diversion is now currently scheduled for the week of April 19th.  Minor delays and short-term road closures will occur on Nebraska St. during paving.  The detour route is now currently scheduled to be completed and placed into service on April 22nd at which time a road closure will be installed for the Phase 2 (Mannston St to Exene St.) work area.  Thru traffic will be directed to the detour route.  Local traffic will remain open from Exene St. to Nebraska St.

April 21, 2021
Asphalt surfacing of the traffic diversion was completed April 22nd.  Signing and striping on the detour route will follow.  The detour route is now currently scheduled to be completed and placed into service on April 23rd or 24th at which time a road closure will be installed for the Phase 2 (Mannston St to Exene St.) work area.  Thru traffic will be directed to the detour route.  Local traffic will remain open from Exene St. to Nebraska St.

April 28, 2021 
The detour route was put into service last week for thru traffic.  A road closure has been installed for the Phase 2 (Mannston St to Exene St.) work area.  The Contractor has been completing asphalt and concrete removals with the installation of a new storm sewer to follow.  Local traffic will remain open from Exene St. to Nebraska St.

Fort Pierre / Pierre Bridge Replacement

Fort Pierre  / Pierre Bridge


Please visit the project website for full details and updates:
https://pierre-ftpierrebridge.com

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