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Highways 44 & 79 Asphalt Crack Sealing
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For Immediate Release:  Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Contact: Joel Flesner, 605-892-2872


BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. – During the week of Sept. 1, crews will begin routing and sealing cracks on the shoulders of Highway 44 east of Rapid City and on the roadway surface of Highway 79, north of the Highway 79/168 junction (Castle Rock). 

On Highway 44, the outside lane of traffic will be closed while work is taking place. 

On Highway 79, traffic will be directed through the project with a flagger and pilot car.  Motorists can expect up to 15-minute delays.

The prime contractor on this $210,000 project is Asphalt Surface Technologies Corporation from St. Cloud, Minnesota.

The overall completion date for the project is Nov. 29, 2019. 

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


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