Bridge Deck Repairs to Begin in the Black Hills Area

BridgesRAPID CITY, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) says work on U.S. Highway 16B at the Rapid Creek Bridge will begin on Wednesday, June 15, 2022.

Work includes removing and replacing parts of the epoxy chip seal to help preserve the bridge deck and improve traction.

The contractor will proceed from one project to the next in the scheduled following order.

  • S.D. Highway 231 (Sturgis Road) over Box Elder Creek south of Black Hawk
  • Highway 16 south of Three Forks
  • Interstate 90 at mile marker seven, west of Spearfish

Motorists should be prepared for suddenly slowing, stopped, and merging traffic, as well as construction workers and equipment adjacent to the driving lane.

The prime contractor on this $365,000 project is J.V. Bailey Company, Inc. of Rapid City.

The overall completion date is Oct. 14, 2022.



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