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Sturgis Rally Vehicle Counts Continue to Trend Upward
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For Immediate Release: Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Contact: Kristi Sandal, 605.773.3265

 

Sturgis Rally Vehicle Counts Continue to Trend Upward

 

STURGIS, S.D. – Data from the South Dakota Department of Transportation shows that traffic is up 2.5 percent overall for the first four days of this year’s 78th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally compared to the same time last year.

 

The numbers, released Tuesday, are for Friday through Monday.

 

Traffic at the nine locations entering Sturgis for the 2018 Rally:

 

Friday August 3rd:  49,424 entering – up 1.9% from Friday last year

 

Saturday August 4th:  60,119 entering – up 10.8% from Saturday last year

 

Sunday August 5th:  52,153 entering – down 4.2% from Sunday last year

 

Monday August 6th:  59,431 entering – up 1.55% from Monday last year

 

 

Four Day Total:

 

2018:  221,127     2017: 215,744     up 2.5%

 

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