SD News

Construction to Resume on Highway 115

Starting Monday, April 22, the South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) will resume reconstruction work on Highway 115 from 0.3 miles south of Lincoln County Highway 110 to 0.5 miles north of 272nd Street.

Severe Weather Awareness Week April 22-26

PIERRE, S.D. ? There is still snow on the ground, but South Dakota officials say the time is now to start preparing for this summer?s eventual severe weather.

Construction on Highway 34 in Madison

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says the southbound lane of Highway 34 will be periodically closed from 2nd Street NE to 4th Street SE starting Thursday, April 18.

Highway 73 Asphalt Milling & Asphalt Resurfacing

Crews will begin asphalt milling on Highway 73 between the junction of Hugh Glass Road in Perkins County and the junction of Highway 12, beginning Tuesday, April 23.

Bridge Work Begins on Interstate 90

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says project to repair six bridges on Interstate 90 will begin with the structure located three miles west of Exit 131 (Cactus Flats) on Tuesday, April 23.

I-90 Eastbound Closed at the Valley Springs Rest Area into Minnesota

The South Dakota Department of Transportation, in cooperation with the Minnesota Department of Transportation, will be closing eastbound I-90 from the Minnesota State line (Valley Springs rest area) to three miles east of I-90 Exit 1 in Minnesota beginning Thursday, April 18, 2019.

Box Culvert Replacement In Central City

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says the contractor is beginning to move in equipment for a project taking place in Central City beginning the week of April 22.

I-90 Construction at Piedmont Continues

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says the reconstruction project on Interstate 90 near Piedmont will continue beginning Monday, April 22. Work was delayed one week due to weather.

Spring Load Restriction Release #5

Effective at 10:00 a.m. MDT, April 16, 2019, Spring Load Limit Restrictions will be removed from the road segments shown in the table below.

Work To Begin on U.S. Highway 212 in Watertown

Reede Construction will begin construction on Highway 212 from just west of Highway 81 to just east of 2nd Street W. in Watertown on Thursday, April 18, 2019. Work was originally scheduled to start April 8, but was postponed due to weather.

Pavement Rehabilitation to Begin Through Pierre and Fort Pierre

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says work will begin on Tuesday, April 23, to finish the pavement rehabilitation project on highways U.S. 14/U.S. 14B/U.S. 83 and S.D. 34 through Pierre and Fort Pierre. This work was postponed due to the blizzard last week.

County & Regional Tourism Data Released

A recent study released by the Department of Tourism shows that 73% of counties in South Dakota saw increased visitor spending over 2017. This growth correlated with the South Dakota tourism industry?s ninth straight year of record growth in 2018.