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ARSD Article 70:06 -- Transportation Assistance The Department of Transportation is proposing changes to the administrative rules concerning assistance for public transportation. The proposed changes will update definitions of terms, address changes in South Dakota law, and modify requirements relating to the application process, eligibility determinations, fund disbursements, and grant performance reviews for federal transit grants, state matching fund grants, and intercity bus service grants. These changes will facilitate and clarify the department’s procedures for transit grant administration. 04/25/2019 06/03/2019 04/22/2019
70:14:01:01 -- Definitions The South Dakota Department of Transportation is amending the definitions section of its rules concerning state highway fund loans for local governments. Under the current rules, only cities and counties are included in the definition of local government. The department proposes to amend the definition of local government to include townships. The proposed rule change will allow townships to directly apply for state highway fund loans for the marking, constructing, reconstructing, repairing, and maintenance of township highways and bridges. 05/23/2019 05/20/2019
70:01:02:00 -- Interstate Highways speed zone rule The 55 miles per hour speed limit on Interstate Highway 190 in Rapid City is being increased to 60 miles per hour. The purpose of this speed zone change is to enhance safe and efficient travel. 06/27/2019 06/24/2019
70:01:02:02 -- Pennington County speed zone rule 70:01:02:02 – Pennington County speed zone. A 70 miles per hour speed limit is proposed for a segment of State Trunk Highway 79 from Rapid City to the Custer County line. The current speed limit is 65 miles per hour. The purpose of this speed zone change is to enhance safe and efficient travel. 06/27/2019 06/24/2019
70:01:02:21 -- Custer County speed zone rule 70:01:02:21 – Custer County speed zone. A 65 miles per hour speed limit is being increased to 70 miles per hour on State Trunk Highway 79 from the north side of Hermosa to the Pennington County line. The purpose of this speed zone change is to enhance safe and efficient travel. 06/27/2019 06/24/2019