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Chip Seal and Fog Seal Projects Begin in the Mitchell Area
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) says chip seal and fog seal applications will be applied to several highways in the Mitchell area beginning this week.


Highway 1806 “Singing Bridge” Reopens to All Traffic
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) says that permanent repairs to the “Singing Bridge” on S.D. Highway 1806 over the Grand River have been completed and the bridge has reopened to all traffic, as of Friday, July 30, 2021.


Urban Reconstruction Progressing in Gettysburg
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) continues the reconstruction process on U.S. Highway 212 in Gettysburg.


Chip Seal and Fog Seal Project to Begin on S.D. Highway 71
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) says crews will begin a chip seal and fog seal project on S.D. Highway 71 starting Thursday, July 29, 2021.


Temporary Traffic Devices to Be Placed During Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
Due to the increased traffic volumes expected during the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, the South Dakota Department of Transportation will activate temporary traffic signals at the following locations.


Road Work to Begin on S.D. Highway 115 Near Harrisburg
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) says road work is scheduled to begin on S.D. Highway 115 between U.S. Highway 18 and the Harrisburg corner on Monday, July 26.


Rahn Lake Road Bridge in Tripp County Open to Traveling Public
The Winner Area office of the South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) says the replacement of the Rahn Lake Road bridge in Tripp County is complete.

Chip Seal and Fog Seal Projects to Begin on S.D. Highway 75, S.D. Highway 20, and U.S. Highway 85 This Week
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says crews will begin chip seal and fog seal projects on portions of S.D. Highway 75, S.D. Highway 20, and U.S. Highway 85 starting Wednesday, July 21, 2021.


Pavement Rehabilitation to Begin on Highway 14 From Blunt Junction East
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) says that work will tentatively begin on Monday, July 19, 2021, on a pavement rehabilitation project on U.S. Highway 14 from the Blunt junction east through the town of Blunt to mile marker 254.


SDDOT Awards WASHTO Scholarship to SDSU Student
The South Dakota Department of Transportation announced today that Beau Rothschadl, a South Dakota State University (SDSU) student, was awarded a $1,000 WASHTO Scholarship.


Chip Seal and Fog Seal Projects to Begin on S.D. Highways 71, 87, 89, and U.S. Highway 18 Next Week
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says crews will begin chip seal and fog seal projects on portions of S.D. Highways 71, 87, 89, and U.S. Highway 18 starting Tuesday, July 13, 2021. The contractor will move from one project to the next in the scheduled following order:

Bridge Repair Work to Begin on Southbound I-29 near 12th Street in Sioux Falls
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says a bridge crew will be working on Interstate 29 southbound near 12th Street beginning Tuesday, July 13 through Thursday, July 22

Overnight Road Closure Planned for S.D. Highway 20 West of South Shore to Accommodate Crane Move
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says S.D. Highway 20 will be closed between Interstate 29 and the city of South Shore during the overnight hours on Tuesday, July 13.

I-29 Northbound On and Off Ramps at Sisseton Exit 232 Closing for Construction
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says the Interstate 29 northbound on and off ramps at Exit 232 (Sisseton) will be closed for approximately 10 days for construction.


ADA Upgrades on U.S. Highway 212 and U.S. Highway 85 Continue in Belle Fourche
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says ADA sidewalk upgrades on U.S. Highway 212 and U.S. Highway 85 in Belle Fourche will continue, with additional changes to traffic control.


SDDOT to Receive Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) Program Funds
South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) will receive $61.5 million of 2021 Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) Program funds to reconstruct 28 miles of Interstate 90 in McCook and Minnehaha Counties.

SDDOT Seeks Public Input into the Development of Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP)
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) seeks public input into the development of the 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP).


SDDOT Encouraging Public Participation in Statewide Transportation Planning
The South Dakota Department of Transportation will offer in-person public presentations this year for the Tentative 2022-2025 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).


Highway 1806 “Singing Bridge” Construction Schedule Adjusted Due to Material and Equipment Delay
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says that the original start date for the permanent repairs to the “Singing Bridge” on S.D. Highway 1806 over the Grand River has been adjusted due to a delay in receiving necessary supplies and equipment.

Striping Project on U.S. Highway 85 Continues Through Belle Fourche
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says crews have begun to work on a project taking place on U.S. Highway 85 through Belle Fourche from S.D. Highway 34 to U.S. Highway 212.


Chip Seal and Fog Seal Applications Scheduled for South-Central Section of South Dakota
The South Dakota Department for Transportation says chip seal and fog seal applications will be applied to several highways in the south-central section of South Dakota.

Road Resurfacing on S.D. Highway 36, East of Custer State Park, to Continue in Early July
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says crews will begin the second phase of a two-phase resurfacing project on S.D. Highway 36 from mile marker 36 to mile marker 45, east of Custer State Park, starting Tuesday, July 6, 2021.


Bergquist Chosen as 2021 South Dakota Transportation Hall of Honor Inductee
Former Transportation Secretary, Darin Bergquist has been chosen for induction into the South Dakota Transportation Hall of Honor for 2021.

Department of Transportation Seeks Public Input into the Black Hills Context Sensitive Corridors Study
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in collaboration with the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish & Parks (SDGF&P), the United States Forest Service (USFS), the United States National Park Service (USNPS), and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will hold a virtual public meeting through July 28, 2021.


Chip Seal and Fog Seal Projects Scheduled for 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.

Highway 1806 “Singing Bridge” Construction Scheduled to Begin in July
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says that permanent repairs to the “Singing Bridge” on S.D. Highway 1806 over the Grand River are scheduled to begin in July.

S.D. Highway 50 Construction to Begin in Chamberlain in July
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says work will begin on the regrade of S.D. Highway 50 in Chamberlain from Paul Gust Road to Sorenson Drive, shoulder widening from Sorenson Drive to Interstate 90, and asphalt resurfacing on S.D. Highway 50 from North Main Street to King Street.


Construction to Begin on 26th Street over Interstate 29 in Sioux Falls
Starting Monday, June 21, 2021, the South Dakota Department of Transportation says eastbound traffic across 26th Street will be reduced to one lane while bridge repairs are being competed over Interstate 29.

Overnight Road Closure Planned for S.D. Highway 20 West of South Shore to Accommodate Crane Move
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says S.D. Highway 20 will be closed between Interstate 29 and the city of South Shore during the overnight hours on Thursday, June 24.


Chip Seal and Fog Seal Project on Highways 85 and 34 to Start
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says a chip seal and fog seal application will be applied to U.S. Highway 85 and S.D. Highway 34 in the Rapid City area beginning Monday, June 21. The chip seal will begin on Highway 85 with Highway 34 following.

Bridge Repair Work to Begin on I-90 Westbound at Brandon Exit 406
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says a bridge crew will be performing work on Interstate 90 westbound at Brandon Exit 406 beginning Wednesday, June 23 through Thursday, June 24.


Culvert Work to Begin on U.S. Highway 12 West of Grand River
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says work will begin on three culverts in the west ditch of U.S. Highway 12 approximately 2.5 miles west of the Grand River on Monday, June 21.


Pilot Car Operations on U.S. Highway 14A in Boulder Canyon to Begin This Week
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says crews will resume a milling project on U.S. Highway 14A in Boulder Canyon, between Sturgis and Deadwood on Thursday, June 17, 2021.


Department of Transportation Seeks Public Input into the S.D. Highway 34 Reconstruction Project Near Colman
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) will hold an online public meeting to inform area residents of the upcoming S.D. Highway 34 Reconstruction Project near Colman.

Bridge Work to Begin on W. 57th Street over Interstate 29 in Sioux Falls
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says a bridge crew will be working on the W. 57th Street bridge over Interstate 29 beginning Wednesday, June 16 through Thursday, June 17.


Railroad Crossing Repair Work to Temporarily Close S.D. Highway 253
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Company will begin railroad crossing repair work on S.D. Highway 253 directly north of U.S. 12 on Wednesday, June 9, 2021.

Construction Project Progresses on South Dakota Highway 46 East of the City of Irene
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says crews will continue shoulder and grade construction on S.D. Highway 46 from the east side of Irene to the intersection of S.D. Highways 19 South and 19A.

Chip Seal and Fog Seal Projects Beginning in the Yankton Area
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says chip seal and fog seal applications will be applied to several highways throughout the Yankton Area beginning Monday, June 14, 2021.

Construction On-Ramp Closure Planned This Week at Western Avenue
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says that the southbound on-ramp at Exit 2 at Western Avenue will close in the evening of Tuesday, June 8.


SDDOT and Union County Seek Public Input into Union County Master Transportation Plan Study
The South Dakota Department of Transportation, in collaboration with Union County, will hold an online public meeting to present information on the Union County Master Transportation Plan.


SDDOT Seeks Public Input into the U.S. Highway 212 / Forest City Bridge Corridor and Environmental Study
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in collaboration with the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the Federal Highway Administration, will hold an online public meeting to inform area residents of the beginning of the U.S. Highway 212 / Forest City Bridge Corridor and Environmental Study.

SDDOT Seeks Public Input for S.D. Highway 11 Corridor Study
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in collaboration with the City of Brandon, City of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, Sioux Falls MPO, and the Federal Highway Administration, will hold an online public meeting to inform area residents of the beginning of the S.D. Highway 11 Corridor Study.


ADA Upgrades to Begin on U.S. Highway 212 and U.S. Highway 85 in Belle Fourche
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says ADA sidewalk upgrades on U.S. Highway 212 and U.S. Highway 85 in Belle Fourche will begin on Monday, June 7, 2021.


Construction to Include Ramp Closure at Western Avenue
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says that the northbound off-ramp at Exit 2 at Western Avenue will close at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 2.

Public Meeting/Open House Scheduled for Herreid Master Transportation Plan
The South Dakota Department of Transportation, in collaboration with the city of Herreid, will hold a public meeting/open house on Monday, June 7, 2021, as part of the Herreid Master Transportation Plan.

Pipe/Box Culvert and Asphalt Overlay Project on S.D. Highway 22 and S.D. Highway 28 to Begin in June
The South Dakota Department of Transportation states work will begin on Monday, June 14, 2021, on a combined project which incorporates work on S.D. Highway 22 from U.S. Highway 81, to a ½ mile east of Interstate 29 and on S.D. Highway 28 from S.D. Highway 15 east to the Minnesota state line.


Asphalt Overlay on U.S. Highway 14A in Boulder Canyon to Begin Next Week
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says crews will begin a milling and asphalt overlay project on U.S. Highway 14A in Boulder Canyon, between Sturgis and Deadwood on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.


Construction to Continue on Interstate 229 from Exit 2 at Western Avenue to Exit 1 at Louise Avenue
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says pavement repair on southbound Interstate 229 continues at Exit 2 at Western Avenue through Exit 1 at Louise Avenue in the auxiliary lane and passing lane.

Railroad Crossing Repair Work to Temporarily Close S.D. Highway 45
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Company will begin railroad crossing repair work on S.D. Highway 45 in Ipswich on Wednesday, June 2, 2021.

Asphalt Concrete Overlay to Begin on U.S. Highway 85 Next Week
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says crews will begin laying an asphalt overlay four miles south of Ludlow on U.S. Highway 85, beginning the week of May 31, 2021.


Construction to Begin on 26th Street over Interstate 29 in Sioux Falls
Starting Tuesday, June 1, 2021, the South Dakota Department of Transportation says crews will begin bridge repair on 26th Street over Interstate 29.

Intersection Improvements to Begin on U.S. 14 AND S.D. 20 by Brookings and Watertown
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says work will begin on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, on an intersection improvement project with locations on U.S. 14 east and west of Brookings and S.D. 20 near Watertown.


Power Restored for Residents from Angostura Reservoir to Nebraska State Line
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says power has been restored to residents from Angostura Reservoir to the Nebraska state line.

Power Outage Impacting Residents from Angostura Reservoir to Nebraska State Line
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says a powerline was accidentally put out of service during construction operations north of Oelrichs, along U.S. Highway 18 this morning. The general affected area is from the Nebraska state line to the Angostura Reservoir turnoff at Angostura Den and the surrounding vicinity. Crews have been deployed and are working on repairs.

Concrete Repair Work to Begin on U.S. Highway 12 and Roosevelt Street
The South Dakota Department of Transportation will begin concrete repair work at the intersection of U.S. Highway 12 and Roosevelt Street on Monday, May 24, 2021.


S.D. Highway 37P Temporary Road Closure to Begin Next Week Near Springfield
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says S.D. Highway 37P (Walnut Street) into Springfield, between 14th Avenue and the Junction of S.D. Highway 37, will be closed beginning Monday, May 24, 2021.


SDDOT Partners with AGC and Area Contractors to Engage Youth and Families in Work Zone Awareness
Construction season is officially underway and to help raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving in work zones, the Associated General Contractors of South Dakota (AGC) and the South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) recently announced the winners for the annual work zone awareness billboard campaign.


Bridge Repair to Begin on S.D. Highway 18 West of Hot Springs This Week
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says crews will begin bridge repair on S.D. Highway 18 at mile marker 20.53, west of Hot Springs between Minnekahta Junction and Edgemont, on Wednesday, May 19, 2021.


Construction to Begin on Interstate 229 in Sioux Falls from Exit 2 at Western Avenue to Exit 1 at Louise Avenue
Starting Monday, May 17, 2021, the South Dakota Department of Transportation says crews will begin pavement repair on southbound Interstate 229 starting from Exit 2 at Western Avenue in the auxiliary lane for ½ mile.

Interstate 90, Exit 59 Westbound On-Ramp Temporary Closure Scheduled in Late May
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says the Interstate 90 westbound on-ramp at Exit 59 (N LaCrosse Street) will be closed beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, to all vehicle traffic. Westbound motorists are requested to follow the detours, and use Exit 58 at Haines Avenue, as an alternate route.

Structure Replacement to Begin East of Onida
The South Dakota Department of Transportation announces that work will begin to replace a bridge east of Onida on 185th Street.

Railroad Crossing Upgrade Planned in Harrold
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) says a railroad enhancement project is in the works to replace the railroad crossing on Wyman Avenue in Harrold, South Dakota.


Construction to Begin on Interstate 90 Exit 396 Ramp to Southbound Interstate 29
Starting Tuesday, May 18, the South Dakota Department of Transportation says crews will begin high friction surface treatment work on Interstate 90 Exit 396 ramp to southbound Interstate 29.


SDDOT Seeks Public Input for Proposed Project to Reconstruct S.D. Highway 25 from U.S. Highway 212 to the Clark/Day County Line
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) is holding a virtual public meeting until Wednesday, May 26, 2021, to inform and obtain comments from area residents on the proposed project to reconstruct S.D. Highway 25 from U.S. Highway 212 to the Clark and Day county line.