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Highway 79 and 212 Paving
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For Immediate Release:  Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Contact: Ryan Houdyshell, 605-892-2872


NEWELL, S.D. – Crews will begin preparing for an asphalt concrete resurfacing project at the north junction of Highway 79 and 212 in Butte County beginning this afternoon, July 5, 2017.


The project is expected to take about one week to complete, depending on weather. In addition to the asphalt resurfacing, the contractor will install new pavement markings.


During paving operations, traffic will be reduced to one lane with a 16-foot width restriction and directed through the work zones with the use of flaggers.


Motorists can expect up to 15 minute delays, suddenly slowing and stopped traffic, uneven or rough surface, and construction equipment and workers adjacent to the roadway.


The prime contractor on this $70,400 project is Western Construction, Inc. from Rapid City. 


The overall completion date for the project is Sept. 30, 2017.


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



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