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Overnight Road Closure Planned for S.D. Highway 20 West of South Shore to Accommodate Crane Move






FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Friday, July 9, 2021

 

CONTACT:
Matt Brey, Area Engineer, 605-882-5166



WATERTOWN, S.D. – – 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.

 

Mortenson Company will be tracking a large crane across Highway 20. In preparation for the move, temporary accesses have been built and mats will be placed across Highway 20 during the closure period.

 

Highway 20 will close at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, July 13. The lanes will remain closed until the crane has been fully moved. Mortenson Company is coordinating traffic control and anticipates Highway 20 will reopen by 4 a.m. that same day.

 

During the closure period, traffic will be detoured one mile south of Highway 20. Drivers should anticipate delayed traffic during this closure.

 

If the South Shore area experiences severe weather conditions during the evening of Monday, July 12, the move will be postponed.

 

About SDDOT:
The mission of the South Dakota Department of Transportation is to efficiently provide a safe and effective public transportation system.

 

Read more about the innovative work of the SDDOT at https://dot.sd.gov.

 

For the latest on road and weather conditions, road closures, construction work zones, commercial vehicle restrictions, and traffic incidents, please visit https://sd511.org or dial 511.


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