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Turn Lane Project to Begin on S.D. Highway 38 and Colton Road in Hartford

For Immediate Release:  Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2023

Contact: Michael Noonan, Project Engineer, 605-367-5680

HARTFORD, S.D. – On Monday, Aug. 14, 2023, work will begin to widen the road at the intersection of S.D. Highway 38 and Colton Road (464th Avenue). The project will add east and westbound turning lanes on Highway 38 from 464th Avenue east to 465th Avenue.

The intersection of Highway 38 and 464th Avenue will remain open during construction. Traffic will be reduced to one lane at times during construction. Traffic will be controlled by a flagger and pilot car.

This intersection work is part of a construction project to add turn lanes to state highways in eastern South Dakota this summer near the communities of Mitchell, Howard, Humboldt, and Hartford. The prime contractor for this $5 million project is Prairie States Trucking of Sioux Falls, S.D. The overall completion date for this multi-location turn lane project is Friday, Nov. 17, 2023. 

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