I-29

The Process Behind Closing The Interstate

SOUTH DAKOTA- Closing an interstate is a big decision. Some folks require the main highway to get to work or to run errands. The process behind closing one, takes a team effort. Interstate 29 closed north of Sioux Falls at 6pm on the evening of February 7th, and didn’t open again until 7am the morning of the 8th. Understandably, the…

Driver Not Injured In Semi Truck Fire

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Nobody is hurt after a semi went up in flames. Around Midnight on Saturday morning, officers responded to a car fire on I-29 south. A semi truck had burst into flames. The driver was not hurt and nobody else was involved. It’s unclear what the start was or what was being hauled. Multiple agencies responded, such…

Felony Drug Busts Skyrocket Along I-29 Corridor

While South Dakota remains one of the least populated states in the nation, people are moving here in record numbers. The state has seen nearly 80,000 new residents over the past ten years. A good share of them are located somewhere along the I-29 corridor. They are coming to the state because there is a quality of life here that…

Sections of Interstates in Sioux Falls Area Still Open

SIOUX FALLS, SD – It’s a dangerous night to be on the roads.  No travel is advised in most of the Sioux Empire. The South Dakota Department of Transportation closed down portions of both interstates.  I-90 is closed from Murdo to the Marion Road exit in Sioux Falls.  I-29 is closed, for the most part, from the North Dakota border…

Passenger Killed In Interstate Rollover Crash

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Icy road conditions played a role in an interstate crash that killed one man near the outskirts of Sioux Falls Monday. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says around 2 p.m., a Ford E150 truck was driving north on Interstate 29 over the 12th Street Bridge when it hit a patch of ice.  The driver, a 56-year-old…