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Bridge Work North of Belle Fourche
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For Immediate Release:  Thursday, April 4, 2019

Contact: Jim Dorfschmidt, 605-892-2872


BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation says crews are scheduled to begin bridge repair work on Highway 85 at Four Mile Creek and proceed north to the Moreau River on Monday, April 8.


Crews will be painting bridge girders and repairing bridge joints and columns.


Traffic on Highway 85, north of Belle Fourche, will be reduced to one lane at each bridge site and controlled with stop signs.


Motorists are asked to slow down in work zones and be prepared for suddenly slowing and stopped traffic, as well as construction workers and equipment adjacent to the roadway.


The overall completion date for the project is Sept. 27, 2019.


The prime contractor for the $184,000 project is Huber Contracting Inc., DBA Dakota Coatings Co. of Rapid City.


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



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