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2017 Sturgis Rally Vehicle Counts
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For Immediate Release: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Contact: Kristi Sandal, Public Information Officer, 605-773-3265

STURGIS, S.D. – Traffic counts from the South Dakota Department of Transportation show an average number of vehicles entering Sturgis for the 77th annual Sturgis motorcycle rally Aug. 4-13, 2017.

 

Preliminary traffic counts at nine locations entering Sturgis for the 2017 Rally are as follows:

 

Friday, Aug. 4:            48,489 - up 11.3% from Friday last year

Saturday, Aug. 5:        54,254 – up 9.0% from Saturday last year

Sunday, Aug. 6:          54,425 – up 1.8% from Sunday last year

Monday, Aug. 7:         58,669 – up 3.7% from Monday last year

Tuesday, Aug. 8:         55,382 – down 1.4% from Tuesday last year

Wednesday, Aug. 9:  54,428 – up 3.8% from Wednesday last year

Thursday, Aug. 10:     50,479 – up 5.4% from Thursday last year

Friday, Aug. 11:          41,003 – down 8.9% from Friday last year

Saturday, Aug. 12:      34,255 – down 10.0% from Saturday last year

Sunday, Aug. 13:        17,812 – down 15.3% from Sunday last year

 

10 Day Total:  2017:  469,103     2016:  463,941       Up 1.1% overall

 

Once compiled, a full report will be available on the SDDOT website at: http://www.sddot.com/transportation/highways/traffic/Default.aspx.

 

 

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