SDDOT and Meade County seek public input for Master Transportation Plan

Sddot1RAPID CITY, S.D. — The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) and Meade County will hold public open houses to gather input from residents to help with developing a new update to the Meade County Master Transportation Plan. These open house public meetings will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the following dates and locations:

Date

Location

Address

City

Wed., Sept. 29

American Legion Post #311

101 Pine Street

Piedmont

Thurs., Sept. 30

Meade County Erskine Building

1300 Sherman Street

Sturgis

The Master Transportation Plan study will address a full range of transportation options and issues, from pedestrians and bicycles to transit, freight, and automobiles. The purpose of these meetings is to inform the residents of the study’s intent, to record any concerns the public may have, and to gather ideas to help determine the future of Meade County’s roadway, transit, bicycle, and pedestrian systems.

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. Written and verbal comments will be accepted any time between September 29 through October 15, 2021.

For those who cannot attend the meeting or desire additional information on the study, information will be made available online after the meeting at https://klj.mysocialpinpoint.com/meade-county-transportation-plan.

The open house meetings will be held in a physically accessible place for any individuals with disabilities. Anyone who requires a reasonable accommodation to participate in the open house meetings should submit a request to the departments 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 to ensure they 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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