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Department of Transportation & Lincoln County Seek Public Input into Lincoln County Master Transportation Plan Study
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For Immediate Release:  Monday, December 10, 2018

Contact: Steve Gramm, 605-773-6641



YANKTON, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation, in collaboration with Lincoln County and the Sioux Falls MPO, will hold two public open houses as part of the Lincoln County Master Transportation Plan. These open house public meetings will be held from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the following dates and locations.


December 12, 2018

Community Room @ Harrisburg Liberty Elementary School

200 E. Willow Street





December 13, 2018

Commission Room @ Lincoln County Courthouse

104 North Main Street, Suite 120




The Lincoln County Master Transportation Plan study will address a full range of transportation options and issues, including pedestrian, bicycle, transit, freight, and automobile. The purpose for the open house is to inform the public of the study’s intent, to record any concerns the public may have on transportation in Lincoln County and to gather ideas to help determine the future look of Lincoln County’s roadway, bus / transit, bicycle and pedestrian systems.


For those who cannot attend the meeting or desire additional information on the study, information will be made available online after the meeting at www.lincolncountytransportationplan.com.


An online survey is also available on the study’s website to help gather thoughts on the current transportation system, identify future needs, and indicate priorities for future improvements and maintenance.


The meetings will be held from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the locations indicated. A brief, summarizing presentation will be made at approximately 5:45 p.m. each evening, followed by an open house discussion with SDDOT, County, and Consultant staff. The opportunity to present written comments will be provided. Written comments will be accepted until Dec. 24, 2018.


Notice is further given to individuals with disabilities that this open house/public meeting is being held in a physically accessible place. Any individuals with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the open house / public meeting should submit a request to the Department’s ADA Coordinator at 605-773-3540 or 1-800-877-1113 (Telecommunication Relay Services for the Deaf). Please request the accommodations no later than 2 business days prior to the meeting in order to ensure accommodations are available.


For more information, contact Steve Gramm, Planning Engineer, at (605) 773-6641 or by email at steve.gramm@state.sd.us.


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