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Reminder to Remove Illegal Hay Bales from the Right of Way
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For Immediate Release: Monday, October 24, 2011

Contact: Kristi Sandal, Public Information Officer, 605-773-3265

 

 

Reminder to Remove Illegal Hay Bales from the Right of Way

 

 

Pierre, SD The South Dakota Department of Transportation reminds landowners that hay remaining in highway ditches after Oct. 1 is deemed illegal.

 

Any person wishing to claim ownership of illegal bales must obtain a permit from the South Dakota Department of Transportation. Those permits are issued on a first-come, first-served basis and allow permit holders to take ownership of any illegal hay bales.

 

Permits are available at DOT area offices in the following communities: Aberdeen, Belle Fourche, Custer, Huron, Mitchell, Mobridge, Pierre, Rapid City, Sioux Falls, Watertown, Winner, and Yankton.

 

The Department of Transportation will remove or authorize the removal of any hay bales remaining in the public right-of-way after Oct. 31.

 

For more information, contact Jason Humphrey at 605-773-3571.

 

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