Construction to resume on Highway 115

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation will resume reconstruction work on Highway 115 from south of Lincoln County Highway 110 to north of 272nd Street starting Monday.

During this construction, Highway 115 will be closed to traffic. Traffic will be detoured around the project at Lincoln County Highway 106, Interstate 29, and Lincoln County Highway 116. Access will be maintained to local traffic throughout the project. With wet conditions, the officials are encouraging drivers to stay off the local roads and follow the paved detour route.

The $18.3 million project will reconstruct 3.3 miles of Highway 115 (Minnesota Avenue) from just south of the 85th Street intersection to south of the Lincoln County Highway 110 intersection. Work includes grading, structure, concrete paving, curb and gutter, asphalt concrete pavement, storm sewer, traffic signals and lighting.

The substantial completion date for the 2019 construction season is Nov. 15. The overall completion date for the 2020 construction season is November 2020.