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Expect delays, detours for highway projects

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

LAKEFIELD — The detour for Minnesota 86 over Interstate 90 will be removed Friday, Aug. 29, as crews completed bridge repairs.

In mid-September, the resurfacing of Minnesota 86 from the Iowa state line to Interstate 90 will begin. No detour is r…continue reading on dglobe.com

Work to begin on Highway 37 north of Mitchell

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Bridge-approach work will begin Monday in the southbound lanes of South Dakota Highway 37, approximately 12 miles north of Mitchell, the South Dakota Department of Transportation has announced.

The work involves replacing bridge-approach slabs a…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Several flooded SD roads reopen after repairs

June 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — State officials have opened more highways in southeastern South Dakota that have been closed the last few weeks due to flooding caused by heavy rains.

The state Transportation Department says Highway 46 and Highway 48 at the…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD board OKs studies on roads, wine distribution

April 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Nora Hertel

PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota legislative board approved two summer studies Wednesday, one on financing for roads and bridges and another to consider alcohol distribution laws — both of which will likely lead to proposed legisl…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Meeting to discuss I-90 interchange alternatives in Rapid City

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — Rapid City residents are invited to a Wednesday meeting to discuss replacement alternatives for the interchange at Interstate 90 and La Crosse Street.

The South Dakota Department of Transportation open house from 5:30 to 7 p….continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD lawmakers prefer reflectors continue along state highways

January 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Removing the reflector posts along state highways would make for easier mowing of ditches, a state legislator said Thursday.

But a state House panel decided they are too important for the safety of motorists.

The House Transporta…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD lawmakers prefer reflectors continue along state highways

January 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Removing the reflector posts along state highways would make for easier mowing of ditches, a state legislator said Thursday.

But a state House panel decided they are too important for the safety of motorists.

The House Transporta…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

I-29 reopens between Sioux Falls, Canada border

January 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Travel remains treacherous in eastern South Dakota and some schools are starting late after a weekend blizzard that tore through the region.

Officials early Monday reopened Interstate 29 from Sioux Falls to the Canadian bord…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

I-29 reopens between Sioux Falls, Canada border

January 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Travel remains treacherous in eastern South Dakota and some schools are starting late after a weekend blizzard that tore through the region.

Officials early Monday reopened Interstate 29 from Sioux Falls to the Canadian bord…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Study: Highway 281 isanti-abortion heartland

January 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Northern Plains News

Both sides of U.S. Highway 281 are anti-abortion territory, according to a recent study by NARAL Pro-Choice America.

In fact, the Dakotas sit atop the six-state stack in the middle of the country stretching from North Da…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com