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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…

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…

SDDOT Reminds Public About Illegally Dumping Snow

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation reminds the public and commercial snow removal operators that it is illegal to place or dump excess snow on highway right of way, which includes driving surfaces, shoulders and ditches. “The recent snowstorm across South Dakota the past few days has deposited a large amount of snow in many areas,” said…

Illegal Snow Dumping May Cause Problems In The Next Snowfall

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation reminds the public and commercial snow removal operators that it is illegal to place or dump excess snow on highway right of way, which includes driving surfaces, shoulders and ditches. “The recent snowstorm across western and central South Dakota the past few days has deposited a large amount of snow in…