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Highway 212 Traffic Being Detoured
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For Immediate Release:  Thursday, July 18, 2019

Contact:  Jeff Brink, 605-882-5166

 

 

WATERTOWN, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation says work to mill and resurface Highway 212 from Highway 15 south junction to the Minnesota border will begin on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.   

 

On Monday, July 22, the contractor will be closing Highway 212 and diverting traffic onto a detour route. Signs are being placed this week.

 

  • Main detour from Watertown: north on I-29, east on Highway 20 (which turns in to MN 40), then south on Highway 75 back to Highway 212.

 

  • Over-width detour from Watertown: north on I-29, east on Highway 12, east on MN 7, then south on Highway 75 back to Highway 212.

 

The road closure is expected to be in place until Oct. 10, with an overall completion date for the project of Oct. 18, 2019.

 

This project includes milling, concrete overlay, piper work, structure replacement and approach grading.

 

The prime contractor on this $13.8 million project is Knife River Construction, LLC.

 

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

 

 

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