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Department of Transportation / Highway Patrol Seeks Public Input into the U.S.12 Ipswich to Aberdeen Corridor Study
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For Immediate Release: Thursday, January 26, 2017

Contact: Kristi Sandal, Public Information Officer, 605-773-3265 


IPSWICH, S.D. - The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in collaboration with the South Dakota Highway Patrol, will hold a public open house at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 30, at the Ipswich High School Theater, (211 5th Street) to inform area residents of the findings of the U.S. Highway 12 Ipswich to Aberdeen Corridor Study.


The open house will be informal allowing for one on one discussion with the study team. A brief presentation will be given at approximately 6 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to present the findings of the study to the public and gather input regarding the possible solutions for the future of the corridor. Area residents, business owners and daily commuters are encouraged to attend and participate in the corridor study. The opportunity to present written comments will be provided. Written comments will be accepted until Feb. 9, 2017.


For those who cannot attend the open house or would like additional information on the overall study, information is available online at www.us12study.com. The presentations and displays shown at the open house will be available online within a few days after the open house meeting. The website also allows for online comments to be submitted. The study team would appreciate hearing from the area commuters, concerned citizens, and adjacent landowners and business owners throughout the study period.


Notice is further given to individuals with disabilities that this open house/public meeting is being held in a physically accessible place, Any individuals with disabilities who will require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the open house/public meeting should submit a request to the department’s ADA Coordinator at 605.773.3540 or 1.800.877.1113 (Telecommunication Relay Services for the Deaf). Please request the accommodations no later than two business days prior to the meeting in order to ensure accommodations are available.


For more information, contact Steve Gramm, planning engineer, at 605.773.6641 or by email at steve.gramm@state.sd.us.



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