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Construction on Highway’s 212 & 15 to Minnesota Border
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For Immediate Release: Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Contact: Jeff Brink, 605-882-5166


WATERTOWN, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation says construction on Highway 212 from the Highway 15 junction to the Minnesota border located at MRM 397 to MRM 412 will begin Monday, June 17. 


This project includes mill & PCCP overlay pipe work, replace structure (RCBC), and approach grading.


On Monday, June 24th, the contractor will begin replacement of a box culvert located at MRM 402, and will divert traffic onto a temporary gravel traffic route. Upon completion of the box culvert the contractor will close the road to begin working on the mill and PCCP overlay. The road closure is anticipated to occur July 17th.


The overall completion date is scheduled for Oct. 18, 2019.


The prime contractor of this $13.8 million project is KNIFE RIVER MIDWEST LLC, of Sioux City, Iowa.


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



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