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Bridge Replacement One-Half Mile East of Emery
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For Immediate Release:  Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012

Contact:  Eric Prunty, SDDOT Mitchell Area, 605-995-3341 or

                 Mic Kreutzfeldt, McCook County, 605-425-2731 or

                 Scott Schneider, Sayre Associates, 605-940-1051 


Bridge Replacement One-Half Mile East of Emery 


Mitchell, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the McCook County Highway Department, will begin work on Monday (Aug. 27) to replace a bridge one-half mile east of Emery on 261st Street. 



The construction involves replacing the existing bridge, grading, riprap, and surfacing.



261st Street will be closed between 430th Avenue and 431st Avenue during the project, which is expected to be finished by Oct. 15.



Motorists should watch for trucks hauling construction materials in the area.



The prime contractor is Graves Construction Company Inc. of Spencer, Iowa.



For more information, contact Eric Prunty at 605-995-3341, Mic Kreutzfeldt  605- 425-2731, or Scott Schneider 605-940-1051.



Complete road construction information can be found at www.safetravelusa.com/sd or by dialing 511.



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