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Highway 18 Bridge Work Near Maverick Junction
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For Immediate Release:  Monday, May 20, 2013

Contact: Jason Baker, 605-673-4948

 

Highway 18 Bridge Work Near Maverick Junction

 

MAVERICK JUNCTION, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation will begin work on the eastbound bridge on Highway 18 near Maverick Junction beginning on Tuesday, May 28.

 

The bridge is located on Highway 18, south of Maverick Junction in Fall River County and over the Cheyenne River.

 

Work involves a concrete overlay, bridge rail replacement, painting, berm repair, guardrail improvements, and other miscellaneous items.

 

Traffic will be reduced to a single lane on the bridge with a 10-foot width restriction and a reduced speed limit of 45 mph.

 

The prime contractor on this $1.9 million project is Heavy Constructors, Inc. of Rapid City.

 

The overall completion date is Nov. 15, 2013.

 

For more information, contact Jason Baker with the South Dakota Department of Transportation at 605-673-4948.

 

For complete road construction information, visit www.safetravelusa.com/sd or dial 511.

 

 

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