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Work To Begin On Highway 16B
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For Immediate Release:  Monday, August 19, 2013

Contact: Auston Harris, 605-394-2247


Work To Begin On Highway 16B


RAPID CITY, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation will begin repair work on Highway 16B east of Rapid City beginning Wednesday, Aug. 21.


Work includes installing a new membrane sealant expansion joint on the north end of the structure over Highway 44. 


Traffic will be reduced to a single lane in both directions with a 16-foot-width restriction and the speed limit will be reduced to 45 mph at active work locations.


Flaggers will be used during construction activities. Motorists should expect minor delays during daytime operations.


Work on the $679,830 project is expected to be completed by Aug. 30, 2013.


The contractor is Corr Construction of Hermosa.


For more information, contact Auston Harris with the Department of Transportation at 605-394-2247.



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