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I-90 Eastbound Reconstruction Near Spearfish
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For Immediate Release: Monday, August 5, 2013

Contact: Steve Kamarainen, 605-394-2248


 I-90 Eastbound Reconstruction Near Spearfish 


SPEARFISH, S.D. – On Monday, Aug. 12, the final phase of a nine-mile reconstruction project will begin in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 near Spearfish, according to the South Dakota Department of Transportation.


Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction and two-way traffic maintained in the westbound lanes between Exits 14 and 17, with a 14-foot width restriction.


Motorists are asked to watch for slowing traffic, merging lanes, modified traffic patterns for exit on/off ramps, construction equipment and workers. 


The speed limit on that section of I-90 near Spearfish will be reduced to 55 mph, and motorists are reminded that fines are doubled in work zones.


The interim completion date for this phase is Nov. 1, with an overall completion date of Dec. 20.


The prime contractor on the $12.4 million project is Heavy Constructors Inc. of Rapid City.


For more information, contact Steve Kamarainen, at 605-394-2248.


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



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