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Chip Seal And Fog Seal Projects On Highways In Northwest S.D.
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For Immediate Release:  Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Contact: Joel Flesner, 605-892-2872


Chip Seal And Fog Seal Projects On Highways In Northwest S.D.


BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation advises motorists that chip seal and fog seal applications will be applied to the following highways in northwestern counties of South Dakota beginning Monday, June 24. 


  • *S.D. 34 – West of Union Center to east of White Owl, 19 miles
  • *S.D. 34 – Wyoming Line to Whitewood, 27 miles
  • *U.S. 212 – Belle Fourche to Newell, 23 miles

*These routes will be completed before the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.


  • U.S. 212 – Faith to Dupree, 20 miles
  • S.D. 79 – Junction of 168 to Harding County line, 23 miles
  • S.D. 79 – Slim Buttes to Reva, 14 miles
  • U.S. 85 – 8 miles north of Buffalo to North Dakota State line, 21 miles
  • S.D. 20 – Prairie City to west of Bison, 14 miles
  • S.D. 73 – Meadow Corner to Shade Hill, 16 miles
  • U.S. 12 – Lemmon to Corson County Line, 8 miles


Traffic will be reduced to a single lane and controlled with flaggers and a pilot car.  Motorists can expect up to 15 minute delays, fresh oil and loose gravel.


The prime contractor on this $4.9 million project is Jensen Rock and Sand of Mobridge.


The overall completion date is September 20, 2013.


For more information, contact Joel Flesner with the South Dakota Department of Transportation at 605-892-2872.


Complete road construction information can be found at www.safetravelusa.com/sd or by dialing 511.



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