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Bridge Demolition to Begin on 60th Street Bridge over Interstate 229 in Sioux Falls





For Immediate Release: Monday, Sept. 19, 2022

Contact: Corey McClelland - Project Engineer II, 605-367-5680


SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) says that bridge demolition will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, for the 60th Street Bridge over Interstate 229 just south of the Interstate 90/229 interchange.


The contractor will begin bridge demolition during nighttime hours from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. During the demolition process, I-229 will be closed from the I-90 interchange to Benson Road in both directions. A detour route will be in place during the closure. The closure of I-229 is expected to take three nights, beginning Tuesday evening.

 

The prime contractor on the $6.5 million project is Grangaard Construction, Inc. of Watertown, S.D. The overall completion date for the project is Aug. 11, 2023.

 

Find additional information on the featured project site: https://dot.sd.gov/siouxfalls-pcn-01qa.

 

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


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.

 

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


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