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70:01:02:55 -- Roberts County speed zone rule A speed limit reduction is proposed for the current 55 miles per hour limited speed zone on Highway 12 in and around Summit, South Dakota. The purpose of reducing the speed limit is to improve safety. 11/29/2018 11/26/2018
70:01:02:67 -- Todd County speed zone rule The speed limit is being lowered from 65 miles per hour to 55 miles per hour on U.S. Highway 83 beginning at the South Dakota/Nebraska border, then north for 1.46 miles. The purpose of this speed limit change is to improve safety in an area with high levels of pedestrian traffic. 11/29/2018 11/26/2018
ARSD Article 70:14 - Highway Project Loans for Local Governments. The Department is adopting administrative rules to establish procedures for the application and approval of loans to local government highway jurisdictions for the marking, constructing, reconstructing, repairing, and maintenance of highways and bridges of the state. The purpose of the proposed rules is to provide a clear process for assisting local governments with the financing of public highway and bridge improvements. 01/31/2019 01/28/2019
ARSD Article 70:12 -- County Highway and Bridge Improvement Plan The Department of Transportation is proposing changes to the administrative rules concerning county highway and bridge improvement plans. The proposed changes will update definitions of terms, address changes in South Dakota law, and clarify requirements relating to bridge improvement plan updates and bridge improvement grant eligibility. These changes will facilitate the adoption of county highway and bridge improvement plans and the administration of the bridge improvement grant program. 03/28/2019 03/25/2019
ARSD Chapter 70:13:01 – Local bridge improvement grant requirements. The Department of Transportation is also proposing changes to administrative rules concerning local bridge improvement grant requirements. The proposed changes will update definitions of terms, eliminate redundancy, clarify and simplify grant requirements, and expand the time for incurring reimbursable expenses related to a grant award. These changes will facilitate the administration of the bridge improvement grant program. 03/28/2019 03/25/2019