SD News

Governor's Column: Explaining Emergency Declarations

There?s no doubt the storms this spring have been difficult for many of our communities. In March, a bomb cyclone left part of our state underwater and part of our state in dangerous blizzard conditions. April?s Winter Storm Wesley sent another two feet of snow to many areas. The storms damaged our roads, bridges, and culverts while also impacting livestock, homes, and businesses.

I-90 and I-29 Open

Officials are opening the closed portion of Interstate 90 from Chamberlain to Sioux Falls and I-29 from Sioux Falls to the North Dakota border effective immediately. All portions of closed Interstate are now open.

Gov. Noem Orders State Office Closures In 50 Counties Friday

PIERRE, S.D. ? Gov. Kristi Noem has ordered state government offices in 50 counties to be closed all day Friday because of the continuing April snow storm while state government offices in the 16 remaining counties will open either in the morning or afternoon.

I-90 Closing Rapid City to Mitchell I-29 Closing Sioux Falls to Brookings

PIERRE, S.D. ? Officials with the South Dakota Departments of Transportation and Public Safety are closing Interstate 90 from Rapid City to Mitchell at 5:30 p.m. CDT. I-90 from Mitchell to Sioux Falls and I-29 from Sioux Falls to Brookings will both close at 7 p.m. I-29 was closed from Brookings to the North Dakota border earlier this afternoon.

I-29 Closing Brookings to North Dakota Border

Officials with the South Dakota Departments of Transportation and Public Safety are closing Interstate 29 from Brookings to the North Dakota border at 1 p.m. CDT today (April 10) .

Names Released In Lyman County Fatal Crash

KENNEBEC, S.D. ? A Pukwana, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died in a one-vehicle crash that occurred last Thursday morning on the Lower Brule Indian Reservation northeast of Kennebec.

Highway 85 Bridge Deck Overlays

Crews are scheduled to begin work the week of April 15, 2019 on the structures over Polo Creek on Highway 85 south of Interstate 90 Exit 17.

3rd Avenue SE Work in Aberdeen

The South Dakota Department of Transportation will begin bridge work on 3rd Avenue SE over Moccasin Creek in Aberdeen on Tuesday, April 9.

Road Work Postponed on Burr Street in Mitchell

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says the work originally scheduled to resume today on Burr Street from Walmart to McDonalds on has been postponed until the weather improves and the storm system expected this week passes.

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