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Foam Jacking Projects Scheduled for Southwest South Dakota

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Contact: Isaac Schulz, Project Engineer, 605-440-1408


CUSTER, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) says crews are scheduled to begin foam jacking projects at various locations throughout southwestern South Dakota. The contractor will move from one project to the next in the scheduled following order: 


  • U.S. Highway 16B – Project locations are in Rapid City between Eglin St. and Homestead St. The projects will take place Monday, July 18 through Saturday, July 23, 2022.
  • S.D. Highway 79 – Project locations are between Fairburn and Hermosa in the southbound lane. The project will take place on Monday, July 25, 2022.
  • U.S. Highway 385 – Project location is three miles north of Hot Springs in the northbound and southbound lanes. The project will take place on Tuesday, July 26 and Wednesday, July 27, 2022.
  • U.S. Highway 18 – Project location is one mile north of Oelrichs in the westbound lane. The project will take place on Thursday, July 28 and Friday, July 29, 2022.


Traffic will be reduced to one lane on all two-lane routes and multi-lane routes will have a single lane closure in place. Traffic will be guided through the projects with the use of flaggers and motorists can expect slight delays through the work area during daytime hours.


Mudpumpers Mudjacking of Moorhead, MN is the prime contractor on the $145,000 project. The overall completion date for all projects is Friday, July 29, 2022. 


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