SD Department of Transportation

Update on Bridge Work on Highway 248 in SD

WINNER, S.D. – State crews have completed repairs to a bridge structure on Highway 248 approximately 1.5 miles east of Cactus Flats and will begin repairs on a second structure 1.5 miles west of Kadoka. The bridge east of Cactus Flats is now fully open to traffic, however, a seven ton-per-axle weight limit has...
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Commissioner Gill Selected For U.S. Army War College Seminar

PIERRE, S.D. – Commissioner Laurie Gill, head of the Bureau of Human Resources, will spend part of next month joining the national security conversation at the 62nd annual U.S. Army War College National Security Seminar.  Gill, who is also the mayor of Pierre, is just one of 160 civilians from across the country hand-selected...
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Pennington County States Attorney Mark Vargo Honored by State’s Attorneys Association and States Attorney Officers Elected

PIERRE, S.D.  The South Dakota State’s Attorneys Association honors Pennington County States Attorney Mark Vargo as Prosecutor of the Year. The Prosecutor of the Year award, established in 2002, is given annually to an outstanding South Dakota prosecutor. Association President Minnehaha County States Attorney Aaron McGowan and Attorney General Marty Jackley presented the recipient...
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Junked Tires

Gov. Daugaard Announces $650,000 for Waste Tire Cleanups

PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard says the state Board of Water and Natural Resources has approved $650,000 in grant assistance from the Solid Waste Management Program to the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to fund waste tire collections and other solid waste cleanups. The grants were awarded Wednesday during...
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