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I-90/Haines Ave. and Maple St. Bridge Rehabilitation
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says rehabilitation work on the Haines Avenue and Maple Street bridges on Interstate 90 in Rapid City will impact traffic during much of 2018.


Highway 50 Project Moving Forward
The planning phase of a project to reconstruct portions of Highway 50 between Tyndall and Tabor has been completed according to the South Dakota Department of Transportation.


Department of Transportation Seeks Public Input into the I-90 Exits 32-40 Corridor Study
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in collaboration with Meade County, will hold a public open house on Wednesday, Dec. 20, to inform area residents on the beginning of a corridor study on Interstate 90 from Exit 32 (Junction Avenue) to Exit 40 (Tilford Road) near Sturgis.


Department of Transportation Seeks Public Input into SD44 / Platte-Winner Bridge Corridor Study
The South Dakota Department of Transportation will hold two public open houses on Dec. 12 and 13 to gather public input for help in developing the Highway 44 / Platte-Winner Bridge Corridor Study.


I-90 Westbound Open Wall to New Underwood Motorists Asked to Heed No Travel Advisories
Officials say Interstate 90 westbound has been reopened and motorists are advised a South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper will direct traffic onto County Road 14-16 at exit 84 until crews can get a lane open to go around the remaining crashed semi.

Motorists Asked to Heed No Travel Advisories I-90 Westbound Closed from Wall to New Underwood
Officials say Interstate 90 westbound is closed at Wall due to crashes involving semis that will take time to get clear.


Bridge on Highway 115 South of Dell Rapids to Close
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says a bridge south of Dell Rapids on Highway 115 will be closed beginning Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, for reconstruction.


Bridge Over I-29 at Exit 98 Now Open to Traffic
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says a bridge that has been under construction over Interstate 29 at Exit 98 to Dell Rapids is now reopened to traffic.


New Highway Safety Features Installed in Mission
In keeping with the mission of the South Dakota Department of Transportation to provide a safe and efficient transportation system, the department has recently activated three new traffic signals in Mission as part of the reconstruction of U.S. Highway 18.

SDDOT Awards Community Access Grants
At its Nov. 21, 2017, meeting, the South Dakota Transportation Commission awarded nearly $3.7 million in Community Access Grants for infrastructure improvements in smaller communities in South Dakota.


SDDOT Seeks Public Input for Removal of 281st Street Overpass of I-29
The South Dakota Department of Transportation will hold a public open house to provide information and receive public comment on a proposal to remove the 281st Street overpass of I-29 near Sioux Falls.


Department of Transportation and City of Vermillion Seek Public Input into Vermillion Master Bicycle Plan Study
The South Dakota Department of Transportation, in collaboration with the City of Vermillion, will hold a public open house as part of the Vermillion Master Bicycle Plan.

Newest Section of Highway 100 Opening
The South Dakota Department of Transportation will be opening the newest section of Highway 100 between Maple Street and Rice Street on Friday, Nov. 10.


SDDOT Expands Snowplow Fleet w/photo
The South Dakota Department of Transportation has expanded its snowplow fleet by adding three new tow-plows for the 2017-2018 winter season.


I-90 Exit 14 – Traffic Signal System Installation - Rescheduled Install
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says crews will be installing a 110-foot traffic signal system on the bridge at I-90 Exit 14 in Spearfish tonight (Nov. 3).


Highway 87 (Needles Highway) Closed For Season
The South Dakota Department of Transportation has closed Highway 87, also known as the Needles Highway, for the 2017-2018 winter season.


Railroad Crossing Upgrade in Aberdeen
The Burlington Northern Santé Fe Railroad Company will be repairing the railroad crossing on 6th Avenue and 5th Street in Aberdeen on Thursday, Nov. 2,starting at 7 a.m.


Wasta Rest Area Closing for Remodel Project
The South Dakota Department of Transportation will be closing both the east and westbound rest area buildings at Wasta on Wednesday, Nov. 1 to begin the planned remodeling project.


Needles Highway To Close For Two Days
The South Dakota Department of Transportation will be closing Highway 87 (Needles Highway) from the intersection of America Center Road to Sylvan Lake on Wednesday, Oct. 25.

Sign and Pavement Marking Upgrades Near Harrisburg
The South Dakota Department of Transportation will be completing sign and pavement marking upgrades at the intersection of Highway 115 and Lincoln County Road 116 (276th Street) south of Harrisburg on Wednesday, Oct. 25.