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Highway 212 Public Information Meeting in Watertown

For Immediate Release:  Monday, March 25, 2019

Contact:  Bryce R. Olson, 605-882-5166



WATERTOWN, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation, in cooperation with Reede Construction, will hold an open house style public meeting for the Highway 212 project on Tuesday, April 2, at 6 p.m. in Watertown.


The $10.3 million project will reconstruct one mile of Highway 212 from Highway 20 to Highway 81 including utility work and construction of a new Big Sioux River Bridge.


Work is tentatively scheduled to begin the 2nd week of April and includes grading, storm sewer, curb & gutter, sidewalk, structure, concrete pavement, lighting and signal upgrades.


The public meeting will be held at the Watertown Event Center located at 1901 9th Avenue SW in Watertown. 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 informational 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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