Erosion repair work to begin on Highway 385

Courtesy photo

DEADWOOD — Road work was slated to begin Monday on Highway 85

Erosion repair work will take place on a two-mile section of the highway, 17 miles south of Deadwood. The work will take place between mile marker 105 and mile marker 108, between Brownsville and Merritt.

The project includes the reconstruction and stabilization of eroded roadside areas, the removal and replacement of guardrail, and asphalt surfacing.

Flaggers will be used to control traffic through the work zone during working hours, with temporary traffic controls providing direction at all other times of day. Drivers are asked to be aware of construction workers and equipment and drive cautiously through the work zone.

The prime contractor on the $230,000 project is Mainline Contracting, Inc. of Rapid City. The project is scheduled for completion on Nov. 19.

To read all of today's stories, Click here or call 642-2761 to subscribe to our e-edition or home delivery.

0
0
0
0
0

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.