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SDDOT Secretary Joel Jundt Named to National Transportation Research Board
Joel Jundt, South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) Secretary, will officially be welcomed as a new board member for the Transportation Research Board (TRB) during the upcoming organizational annual meeting.


Rothschadl Named to SDDOT Yankton Area Engineer Position
Greg Rothschadl, a 31-year veteran of the South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), recently assumed new duties as the Yankton Area Engineer.


SDDOT Announces Snowplow Naming Contest Winners
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) rolled out the 2nd Annual Name the Snowplow Contest in November. The contest was designed to engage people across the state with the SDDOT in a fun way while providing safety information to assist the traveling public during winter weather.


South Dakota State Agencies Launch Updated South Dakota Truck Info Website
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (DOT), in collaboration with the South Dakota Department of Public Safety (DPS) and South Dakota Department of Revenue (DOR), officially launched a major update to the SD Truck Info website.


Transportation Commission Awards Economic Development Grants
The South Dakota Transportation Commission awarded over $3.9 million in economic development grants for infrastructure improvements to counties and smaller communities across South Dakota.


SDDOT Seeks Public Input into Union County Master Transportation Plan Study
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in collaboration with Union County and the Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council (SIMPCO) will hold a public meeting open house to present the findings of the study conducted to develop the Union County Master Transportation Plan and receive public input.


Concrete Pavement Repair Work Begins on S.D. Highway 115 Between Dell Rapids and Sioux Falls
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) says work is scheduled to begin on S.D. Highway 115 south of Dell Rapids. The project consists of concrete pavement repair between Dell Rapids and Sioux Falls. Work will include sawing and removing broken concrete and replacing it.


SDDOT Seeks Public Input into Interstate 29 (Exit 71) Interchange Modification Study
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in collaboration with Lincoln County, the city of Harrisburg, city of Tea, the Sioux Falls MPO, and the Federal Highway Administration, will hold a public open house meeting from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021 in the Council Room of the Tea City Hall (600 E 1st Street) to inform area residents of the status of the Interstate 29 (exit 71) Interchange Modification Study.


SDDOT Extends Public Input on Proposed Project to Reconstruct S.D. Highway 46 through city of Wagner
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) held a public meeting on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021 to discuss the proposed project to reconstruct S.D. Highway 46 through the city of Wagner.

S.D. Highway 52 Opened to Thru Traffic between S.D. Highways 37 and 50
South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) officials advise the reconstruction project on S.D. Highway 52, from S.D. Highway 37 to the S.D. Highway 50 junction, is complete and the roadway is now open to thru traffic.

SDDOT Seeks Public Input into Proposed Grading Project on S.D. Highway 21 South of Hayti
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) will hold a public meeting open house on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. to inform area residents of the proposed Grading Project on S.D. Highway 21 south of Hayti.


SDDOT Receives Federal RAISE Grant for Freight Capacity Expansion
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) was recently awarded a Rebuilding America Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Grant through the U.S. Department of Transportation.


SDDOT Office of Air, Rail and Transit Accepting Comments for State Management Plan (SMP)
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) Office of Air, Rail and Transit, will be accepting comments on the State Management Plan (SMP) - Section 5310, 5311, and 5339 Program, with comments due by Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021.

S.D. Highway 15 Opening to Traffic Near LaBolt
South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) says S.D. Highway 15 will open to all traffic on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021.


SDDOT Seeks Public Input into the Interstate 90 (Exits 32 – 40) Corridor Study in Meade County
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in collaboration with the project consultant and Meade County, will hold a public meeting open house from 4:30 – 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, to inform area residents of the Interstate 90 (exits 32-40) Corridor Study in Meade County.


Surface Repair Work to Begin on Interstate 90 East of Ellsworth Air Force Base
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says work on eastbound Interstate 90 over 151st Street, east of Ellsworth Air Force Base, will begin on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021.


SDDOT Snowplow Naming Contest Returns
The SDDOT Second Annual Snowplow Naming Contest opens to the public Nov. 1 and runs through Nov. 30, 2021.


SDDOT Seeks Public Input into the Proposed Project to Reconstruct S.D. Highway 46 through City of Wagner
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), will hold a public meeting open house from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021.


Bridge Work Scheduled for Interstate 29 South over Skunk Creek in Sioux Falls
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) says an asphalt overlay on the bridge ends of the southbound Interstate 29 bridge over Skunk Creek in Sioux Falls is scheduled to begin.

Signal Repair Work Scheduled for U.S. Highway 12 and 2nd Street in Aberdeen
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) will begin signal repair work at the intersection of U.S. Highway 12 and South 2nd Street on Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021.


Concrete Spot Repairs To Begin on U.S. Highway 81 in Yankton
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) says concrete spot repairs will be performed on U.S. Highway 81 in Yankton from the bridge over the Missouri River north to 23rd Street starting Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021.

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, Oct. 20 and Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021.