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Potter County Sign Replacement Project Starting
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For Immediate Release:  Thursday, September 13, 2018

Contact: John Villbrandt, 605-845-3844


Potter County Sign Replacement Project Starting


POTTER COUNTY, S.D. –  The Department of Transportation says traffic signs and delineators on county roads in Potter County and streets in the towns of Hoven, Gettysburg, Lebanon and Tolstoy will be replaced and updated beginning Monday, Sept. 17.


The project will start in the northwest townships and proceed west to east and north to south with the county roads first then each towns’ signs.


The work to update the signs will be done concurrently by several crews. The new signs will be installed, and the old sign panels removed from the post by one crew, a second crew will work on delineation signs and finally, a cleanup crew will remove the old posts.


Traffic should only be impacted temporarily around the sign being worked on, while the crew is working.


Signs to be updated include:

  • Street name and destination signs
  • Stop, yield, school, speed limit and other warning signs.
  • Delineation of steep ditches, curves, intersections, bridges and culverts.


The sign layout and locations are designed in accordance with the current Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) to comply with Federal regulations.


The completion date for the project is Nov. 16, 2018.


The prime contractor for the $677,730 project is Hamm Contracting, LLC from Marion.


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


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