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Pipe Work and Turn Lane Construction in Butte County
During the week of July 6, crews will begin construction of a left turn lane on Highway 212 at Arpan Road east of Belle Fourche.

Chip Seal & Fog Seal Projects in the Yankton Area
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says chip seal & fog seal applications will be applied to several highways in the Yankton Area of the state beginning Monday, July 6.


I-229 Durable Pavement Markings in the Sioux Falls Area
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says durable pavement markings will be applied on Interstate 229 in the Sioux Falls area of the state over the next four weeks.


Federal Bridge Replacement Recipients Announced
The South Dakota Transportation Commission awarded 49 bridge replacement projects totaling approximately $25 million at their meeting today in Pierre.


I-190 Exit 1B Northbound to Eastbound On Ramp Closing
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says the I-190 Exit 1B eastbound on ramp will temporarily close on Friday, June 26 at 8 p.m.


Guardrail Work to Begin on Interstate 90 East of Spearfish
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says guardrail work will begin in the east and west bound lanes of Interstate 90 at mile marker 19 east of Spearfish on June 23, 2020.

Bridge Work to Begin on Interstate 90 East of Wall
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says bridge work will begin on Interstate 90 in the eastbound lanes at mile marker 125.5 east of Wall June 23, 2020.


Highway 183 Load Restriction
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says No Overweight loads will be permitted on Highway 183 (effective June 17, 2020) from the Highway 18/183 junction west of Winner north for 21.5 miles to the White River, or 14 miles south of Interstate 90.


U.S. Highway 212 opens in Watertown
Reede Construction opened Highway 212 between Highway 20 and Highway 81 in Watertown on Monday, June 15.


Asphalt Paving on Highway 85
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says crews will begin asphalt resurfacing on Highway 85 between mile markers 99 and 112, south of Buffalo, on Monday, June 22, 2020.

Highway 115/Lincoln County Highway 106 Intersection Closure
The South Dakota Department of Transportation is closing the Highway 115 and Lincoln County Highway 106 intersection today, June 16 through July 14 for concrete paving operations.


Culvert Replacements in Butte County
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says crews will begin replacing culverts under Highway 85 at mile markers 57, 62 and 68, north of Belle Fourche the week of June 22, 2020.

I-29 Exits 242 and 246 Interchange Ramp Construction
The South Dakota Department of Transportation will be closing the northbound on and off ramps of Interstate 29 Exit 242 (County Road 23) from Wednesday, June 17, through July 1.


Concrete Surface Repairs Starting by Hermosa
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says work on Highway 79 by Hermosa will begin on Monday, June 15.

Highway 385 Ditch Closure Proposed
The South Dakota Department of Transportation is proposing to close a segment of the ditch along U.S. Highway 385 in Lawrence County to off-road vehicles.

Mowing Regulations For The State Right of Way
The South Dakota Department of Transportation would like to remind landowners of mowing regulations for the state right of way.

BRIDGE WORK TO BEGIN ON INTERSTATE 90 AT EXIT 98
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says bridge work will begin in the westbound lanes of Interstate 90 at Exit 98 near Wasta on Thursday, June 11.


Intersection of Highway 10 and 8th Avenue West in Sisseton to be Closed
The Department of Transportation says motorists using Highway 10 in Sisseton through 8th Avenue West will need to use an alternate route beginning Monday, June 8, through Thursday, June 18.


Highway 27 East of Langford Closing for Construction
The South Dakota Department of Transportation will begin pipe replacement work on Highway 27 approximately two miles east of Langford on Monday, June 8.

I-29 Exit 246 Interchange Ramp Closing for Construction
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says the contractor reconstructing Interstate 29 will be closing the I-29, Exit 246 interchange on Monday, June 8.


DOT Seeking Nominations for Transportation Hall of Honor
The South Dakota Department of Transportation is accepting nominations for consideration to be inducted into the South Dakota Transportation Hall of Honor.

Construction on Highway 18 North of Pine Ridge
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says a box culvert replacement project on Highway 18 two miles north of Pine Ridge will begin Monday, June 8.


Culvert Repairs and Replacements in Butte & Meade Counties
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says work is beginning this week to replace box culverts under Highway 212 at mile markers 48, 49 and 50, east of Newell.


Chip Seal Project on Highways 34 and 79
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says a chip seal will be applied to highways 34 and 79 in the Belle Fourche and Castle Rock areas beginning Monday, June 1.


Construction Work on Highways 79 and 18
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says highway pipe culvert upgrades followed by a micro mill and asphalt overlay will take place on highways 79 and 18 in the Custer area beginning Monday, June 1.

Chip Seal and Fog Seal Project on Highways 16A and 18
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says a chip seal and fog seal application will be applied to highways 16A and 18 in the Custer area beginning Monday, June 1.

Highway 25 Grade Raise
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says work will begin to raise the grade on Highway 25 east of Roslyn on Wednesday, June 3.

Chip Seal and Fog Seal Projects in the Sioux Falls Area
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says chip seal and fog seal applications will be applied to several highways in the Sioux Falls area of the state starting Monday, June 1.

Concrete Surface Repairs on Highway 18 Bypass in Hot Springs
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says work on Highway 18 Bypass in Hot Springs will begin on Monday, June 8.


Box Culvert Installation East of Nisland
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says work is starting today, May 22, on Highway 212 four miles east of Nisland over Owl Creek.


26th Street Bridge Patching over I-29
The Mitchell Region DOT Bridge Crew will be completing patchwork on the 26th Street bridge over I-29 in Sioux Falls on Thursday May 21.

Intersection Improvements on U.S. Highway 16 at Croell (Perli) Pit
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says a project to improve the intersection on Highway 16 at the Croell (Perli) Pit south of Rapid City began on Monday, May 18.

Construction To Begin On Northbound Interstate 29 Bridge Over 12th Street
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says work to place a high surface friction treatment on the northbound driving lane of the Interstate 29 bridge over 12th Street in Sioux Falls will begin Tuesday, May 26.


U.S. Highway 212 Work to Switch Lanes in Watertown
Reede Construction will be switching to the westbound lanes to complete the remaining work on Highway 212 between Highway 20 and Highway 81 in Watertown on Monday, May 18.


Pavement Marking Project on Sturgis Road
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says new pavement marking paint will be applied to Highway 231 (Sturgis Road) near Piedmont beginning Tuesday, May 19.

Pavement Marking on I-90 Near White Lake
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says durable pavement marking will be placed in the eastbound lanes of I-90 from about Exit 296 (White Lake) east for 13 miles starting Monday, May 18.


Structure Replacement Project to Begin Near Whitehorse
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says structure replacement and approach grading will begin on Dewey County Highway 7 one mile east of Whitehorse on Monday, May 18, 2020.


Shoulder Work To Begin on Interstate 90
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says shoulder work will begin in the westbound lanes of Interstate 90 between Exit 40 (Tilford) and Exit 32 (Sturgis) on Monday, May 11.

Work Begins on East North Street
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says pavement repair work will begin on East North Street in Rapid City on Tuesday, May 12.

BRIDGE WORK BEGINS ON HIGHWAY 16B
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says bridge work will begin on Highway 16B at mile marker 67.98 in the east and westbound lanes near the intersection of Highway 79 on May 11.

Bridge Work To Begin on Interstate 90 Near Sturgis
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says bridge work will begin in the westbound lanes of Interstate 90 near Sturgis on Tuesday, May 12.


Rail Crossing Work on Highway 18 in Canton
Starting Monday, May 18, the South Dakota Department of Transportation will close and detour a portion of Highway 18 in Canton.

INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS ON HIGHWAY 16 AT COSMOS ROAD
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says a project to improve the intersection on Highway 16 at Cosmos Road will begin Monday, May 11, 2020.

Highway 18 Bypass Turn Lane Construction
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says work on the Highway 18 Bypass in Hot Springs began May 4, 2020.

CONCRETE SURFACE REPAIRS STARTING IN HOT SPRINGS
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says work on Highway 18 in Hot Springs will begin on Friday, May 8.

Crack Seal to Begin West of Pierre/Fort Pierre
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says asphalt concrete crack seal operations will start Monday, May 11, on Highway 14 from the west edge of Fort Pierre at the junction of Highway 1806 and proceed west 23.5 miles.


Surface Repairs Being Done in Wall
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says crews will begin work at Exit 109 on Interstate 90 in Wall on Tuesday, May 12.


SURFACING TREATMENTS IN MEADE, PENNINGTON, AND LAWRENCE COUNTIES
Starting Monday, May 4, crews will begin surface treatments in Meade, Pennington, and Lawrence counties. Including Sturgis Road in Piedmont.

SURFACING TREATMENTS IN MEADE, PENNINGTON, AND LAWRENCE COUNTIES
Starting Monday, May 4, crews will begin surface treatments in Meade, Pennington, and Lawrence counties. Including Sturgis Road in Piedmont.

Signals at Crazy Horse Memorial and Oreville Junction
The traffic signals at both Crazy Horse Memorial and at Oreville Junction (Highway 16/244) in the Black Hills near Custer will once again become operational on Sunday, May 3.

Upcoming Resurfacing on Highways 20 and 79
Crews will begin asphalt rehabilitation on Highway 79 from the North Dakota border south for 13 miles and on Highway 20 from 10 miles west of Reva to Prairie City beginning Thursday, May 7.


Transportation Alternatives Funding Available
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) says Letters of Intent are now being accepted for the Transportation Alternatives (TA) program.

SPRING LOAD RESTRICTION PRESS RELEASE 20
Spring Load Limit Restrictions will be REMOVED from the road segments shown in the table below. Effective dates are included in the table.

6th Street Construction to Begin in Brookings
The Highway 14 (6th Street) construction project from Main Avenue to Medary Avenue in Brookings is scheduled to start Monday, May 4, 2020.


Highway 115 and Lincoln County Highway 106 Closure
The South Dakota Department of Transportation will be closing the intersection of Highway 115 (Minnesota Avenue) and Lincoln County Highway 106 (271st Street) on Monday, May 4.


Rail STC Grant Funds Available
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Program and will be issuing a notice for the Special Transportation Circumstance (STC) Grants shortly.

Department of Transportation Receives Federal Funds for Local Bridges
The South Dakota Department of Transportation has received an apportionment of Federal Highway Infrastructure Program funds to be used for bridge replacements throughout the state.

Highway 12 Bridge Work Near McLaughlin
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says work on the Highway 12 bridge located about five miles east of Mclaughlin will begin Monday, April 27, 2020.

SPRING LOAD RESTRICTION PRESS RELEASE 19
Spring Load Limit Restrictions will be REMOVED from the road segments shown in the table below. Effective dates are included in the table


Milling and Asphalt Paving to Begin West of Pierre/Ft. Pierre
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says work to resurface a section of Highway 14 west of Pierre/Fort Pierre will begin April 27.


Crack Seal Project to Begin Near Mobridge
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says crack seal operations will start on Highway 1804 from the north edge of Pollock to one mile north of Mobridge beginning Tuesday, April 21.


Highway 37 Project Work to Resume
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says work to complete the Highway 37 project near Springfield will begin Friday, April 17.


Asphalt Concrete Crack Seal and Leveling
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says work will begin on Highway 85 from 7 miles north of Buffalo to the North Dakota state line on Monday, April 20.

Highway 12 Culvert Work
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says construction work on Highway 12 from approximately one mile west of the Grand River to 1.5 miles west of Mclaughlin will begin Monday, April 20, 2020.

Highway 44 Resurfacing & Pipe Work
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says an asphalt mill and resurfacing project on Highway 44 east of Rapid City will be beginning Monday, April 20, 2020.

SPRING LOAD RESTRICTION PRESS RELEASE 18
Spring Load Limit Restrictions will be REMOVED from the road segments shown in the table below. Effective dates are included in the table.


Projects on I-29 and on Highway 32 Set to Begin
Starting Monday, April 20, the South Dakota Department of Transportation will resume construction on Interstate 29 from the I-90/I-29 interchange to the Exit 121 rest stop. At the same time, construction will begin on Highway 32 from I-29 to Flandreau.


SPRING LOAD RESTRICTION PRESS RELEASE 17
Spring Load Limit Restrictions will be REMOVED from the road segments shown in the table below. Effective dates are included in the table.