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Erosion Repair Work to Begin on U.S. Highway 385, South of Deadwood

For Immediate Release: Friday, Sept. 10, 2021
Contact: Robert Farrell, Project Engineer, 605-381-7393


DEADWOOD, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation says erosion repair work on a two-mile section of U.S. Highway 385, 17 miles south of Deadwood will begin on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. The work will take place between mile marker 105 and mile marker 108, between Brownsville and Merritt.


The project includes the reconstruction and stabilization of eroded roadside areas, the removal and replacement of guardrail, and asphalt surfacing.


Flaggers will be used to control traffic through the work zone during working hours, with temporary traffic controls providing direction at all other times of day. Drivers are asked to be aware of construction workers and equipment and drive cautiously through the work zone.


The prime contractor on the $230,000 project is Mainline Contracting, Inc. of Rapid City. The project is scheduled for completion on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021.


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