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I-90 and I-29 Open No Travel Advised Across Most of Eastern SD
The South Dakota Departments of Transportation and Public Safety have opened the closed portions of Interstate 90 and Interstate 29 in both directions.


Portions of I-90 and I-29 Closing at 7 p.m. CST
The South Dakota Departments of Transportation and Public Safety are advising motorists that portions of Interstates 29 and 90 will be closing at 7 p.m. CST (Friday, Jan. 17).


Signal Repair at Elk Vale Road and Concourse Drive in Rapid City
The South Dakota Department of transportation says a signal pole at the intersection of Elk Vale Road (U.S.16B) and Concourse Drive was struck by a motorist early Saturday morning.


Temporary Closures on I-90 for Bridge Scour Repair
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says the contractor will be closing the westbound lanes of I-90, four miles west of Humboldt, to traffic for four days beginning Tuesday, Jan. 7, through Friday, Jan. 10.


Reminder To Not Dump Snow In Highway Right of Way
The South Dakota Department of Transportation is reminding the public and commercial snow removal operators that it is illegal to place or dump excess snow on highway right of way, which includes driving surfaces, shoulders and ditches.


I-90 and I-29 Open - Travel Caution
The South Dakota Departments of Transportation and Public Safety have opened the closed portions of Interstate 90 and Interstate 29 in both directions.


I-29 Closing from Watertown to North Dakota Border
The South Dakota Departments of Transportation and Public Safety are advising motorists that Interstate 29 will be closing from Watertown to the North Dakota border, both north and southbound, effective immediately.

I-90 to Remain Closed Until Monday
The South Dakota Departments of Transportation and Public Safety are advising motorists that Interstate 90 will be remain closed overnight into Monday. The closure area is I-90 westbound from Mitchell to Wall and I-90 eastbound from Rapid City Exit 67 to Mitchell.


Portions of I-90 Closing at 7 p.m.
The South Dakota Departments of Transportation and Public Safety are advising motorists that eastbound Interstate 90 will be closing from Rapid City to Mitchell and westbound Mitchell to Wall at 7 p.m. CST (6 p.m. MST).


WEEKEND STORM WILL CREATE DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS
Officials are cautioning travelers that a winter storm making its way into South Dakota starting tonight (Friday), will likely make travel nearly impossible in many areas through the weekend and in to Monday.

Highway 46 Bridge Replacement West of Beresford
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says reconstruction of the Highway 46 bridge west of Beresford will begin on Jan. 6, 2020.


State Railroad Board Takes Action on Possible Sale of State-owned Railroad Lines
The South Dakota State Railroad Board (Board) acted today on proposals received by the South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) on Nov. 21, 2019, for possible acquisition of state-owned railroad assets.


Temporary Closures on I-90 for Bridge Scour Repair
The South Dakota Department of Transportation is set to begin work on the Interstate 90 westbound bridge over the Vermillion River located four miles west of Humboldt this week.


HIGHWAY 18 OPEN EAST OF LAKE ANDES
The South Dakota Department of Transportation has reopened Highway 18 east of Lake Andes.

U.S. 16 Corridor Study Public Open House
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in collaboration with the City of Rapid City, Pennington County, and the Rapid City Area MPO, will hold a public open house at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the Event Center at Black Hills Energy, 7001 Mount Rushmore Road, Rapid City to inform area residents of the beginning of the U.S. 16 Corridor Study.


Lane Closures on I-229 at 26th Street
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says Interstate 229 southbound and northbound in Sioux Falls will be reduced to one lane by the 26th Street exit beginning Wednesday, Dec. 4


I-90 Open Travel Caution
The South Dakota Departments of Transportation and Public Safety have opened the closed portion of Interstate 90 (Wyoming border to Chamberlain) in both directions. Officials are advising motorists that even though the interstate is open, driving conditions are still hazardous throughout much of the state and there are still No Travel Advisories posted on numerous highways, especially in the southeast part of the state, including I-90.


I-90 To Remain Closed Travel Caution
The South Dakota Departments of Transportation and Public Safety are advising motorists that Interstate 90 will remain closed from Chamberlain to the Wyoming border at least overnight and crews will reassess conditions Sunday morning.


I-90 Closing from the Wyoming Border to Chamberlain
The South Dakota Departments of Transportation and Public Safety are advising motorists that Interstate 90 will be closing tonight between the Wyoming border and Chamberlain, both east and west bound, at 12 a.m. CST (11 p.m. MST).


SDDOT Awards Economic Development Grants
The South Dakota Transportation Commission has awarded $4 million in economic development grants for infrastructure improvements to foster economic development and enhance community access in South Dakota.

Public Input for Dell Rapids Master Transportation Plan Study
The South Dakota Department of Transportation, in collaboration with the City of Dell Rapids, will hold a public open house as part of the Dell Rapids Master Transportation Plan.


Highway 212 Reopened to Minnesota Border
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says Highway 212 from the Highway 15 south junction at mile marker 398 to the Minnesota border is open to traffic.


Department of Transportation / Highway Patrol Seeks Public Input into the U.S. 14/U.S. 14 Bypass Corridor Study
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in cooperation with the City of Brookings and City of Volga, will hold two public open houses to gather feedback of preliminary U.S. 14/U.S. 14 Bypass corridor and intersection improvement concepts developed to date.


Highway 37 Temporary Closed at North Dakota Border
The South Dakota Department of Transportation, in cooperation with the North Dakota Department of Transportation, has closed Highway 37 at the ND/SD border due to water and ice on the roadway making safe travel impossible.


Construction on Interstate 229 in Sioux Falls
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says southbound traffic on Interstate 229 at Western Avenue will be reduced to one lane beginning Friday, Nov. 1.


SOUTH DAKOTA PROGRAM TO REDUCE ROADWAY DEPARTURE CRASHES IN WINTER WEATHER WINS NATIONAL ROADWAY SAFETY AWARD
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) was honored last week in a ceremony on Capitol Hill with a National Roadway Safety Award for the success of its “High Friction Surface Treatment” (HFST) program to address road departure crashes in winter weather.


Ramps Opening on I-90 Exit 402
The South Dakota Department of Transportation will be opening the on and off ramps of Exit 402 on Interstate 90 Friday, Oct. 25.


Construction Starting on Westbound Interstate 90 Bridges over Interstate 29 and Silver Creek
Starting today, Oct. 22, the South Dakota Department of Transportation will begin high surface friction treatment work in the westbound passing lane of the Interstate 90 bridge over Interstate 29 and the westbound driving lane of Interstate 90 bridge over Silver Creek.