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Highway 37 James River Bridge Public Information Meeting in Huron

For Immediate Release:  Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Contact: Bradley Letcher, 605-353-7140



HURON, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in cooperation with Duininck Inc., will hold an open house style public meeting for the Highway 37 James River Bridge project north of Huron on Monday, April 1, at 6 p.m.


The $5.3 million project will reconstruct the structure over the James River along with grading for one-half mile south.


Work is tentatively scheduled to begin in early April and includes structure replacement, approach grading, scour protection and column repair. The road will be closed during construction with a car only detour provided. Trucks will not be permitted on the detour and will need to find an alternate route.


The public meeting will be held at the Crossroads Event Center located at 100 4th Street SW in Huron. The public information meeting will be informal with a short presentation at 6 p.m. and staff available to discuss issues and answer your questions regarding the reconstruction project.


Notice is further given to individuals with disabilities that this public meeting is being held in a physically accessible place. Any individuals with disabilities who will require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the public meeting should submit a request to the department’s ADA coordinator at 605-773-3540 or 1-800-877-1113 (Telecommunication Relay Services for the Deaf). Please request the accommodations no later than two business days prior to the meeting in order to ensure accommodations are available.


For complete road construction information, visit www.safetravelusa.com/sd or dial 511.



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