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471st Avenue Closing North of Highway 48
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For Immediate Release:  Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Contact: Joseph Sestak (605)668-2929 


BERESFORD, S.D. – South Dakota Department of Transportation officials say 471st Avenue (Union County Highway 1C), located four miles north of Highway 48, will be closed to through traffic starting Monday, April 23, 2018.


The contractor will be removing the existing pavement, grading the approaches to the bridge and surfacing the roadway. 


The bridge replacement part of this project was completed last fall, but grading and surfacing were unable to be done due to weather.


Traffic will need to find an alternate route during the construction. Union Grove State Park traffic should use Exit 38 on I-29 and follow the detour signs to 471st Avenue. 


Graves Construction, Inc. of Spencer, Iowa, is the prime contractor on the $1.2 million project. 


All work is expected to be completed by May 18, 2018. 


For complete road construction information, visit www.safetravelusa.com or call 511.



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