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Highway 71 Bridge Work To Begin
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For Immediate Release:  Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Contact: Matt Rippentrop, 605.673.4948


Highway 71 Bridge Work To Begin


ARDMORE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation will begin replacement of the asphalt concrete at the ends of the Hat Creek Bridge on Highway 71, two miles north of Ardmore, in Fall River County on Wednesday, Sept. 4.


Traffic will be reduced to a single lane with a 16-foot width restriction and controlled with a portable traffic signal. 


Motorists may experience delays of five to ten minutes, but will typically be delayed for no more than a minute.


The prime contractor on the $206,000 project is Hills Materials Co. of Rapid City.


The completion date is Oct. 25.


For more information, contact Matt Rippentrop with the Department of Transportation at 605.673.4948.


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



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