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Highway 85 Bridge Work Near Buffalo
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For Immediate Release:  Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Contact: Ryan Houdyshell, 605-892-2872

 

Highway 85 Bridge Work Near Buffalo

 

BUFFLO, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation will begin repair work on two bridges on Highway 85 beginning Thursday, July 24.

 

The bridges are located south and north of Buffalo at mile markers 121.85 and 129.75.

 

Work on the bridges includes concrete overlays, bridge rail retrofit and guard rail improvements.

 

Traffic will be reduced to a single lane on the bridges with an 11-foot width restriction and will be controlled with temporary traffic signals.

 

The overall completion date for this portion of the $2.2 million project is Oct. 10. The prime contractor is J.V. Bailey Co., Inc. of Rapid City.

 

For more information, contact Ryan Houdyshell 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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