Department of Transportation



70:01:02:45 - Meade County speed zone rule

70:01:02:49 – Meade County speed zone rule. Currently, subsection (13) of this rule establishes a 55 per hour speed zone on a segment of State Trunk Highway 79 from the north Pennington County line north to Interstate highway 90 at Exit 51 in Meade County. When Exit 51 was eliminated and replaced with Exit 52, part of this segment of State Trunk Highway 79 was renamed State Highway Maintenance Route 231 and part of the segment was removed from the state trunk highway system. As part of the Exit 52 construction project, a new segment of State Highway Maintenance Route 231 was also built. Under the proposed rule change, the speed limit on State Highway Maintenance Route 231, beginning at the north Pennington County line and proceeding north 1.05 mile to Peaceful Pines Road, would be 55 miles per hour. The speed limit on State Highway Maintenance Route 231 would then decrease to 45 miles per hour a distance of 0.6 mile east to Norman Avenue. These changes are being made to reflect the changes in the roadway designation and the changes to the roadway network due to the construction of Exit 52 and the removal of Exit 51. Another proposed change to this rule would decrease the speed limit from 55 miles per hour to 45 miles per hour on the Interstate Highway 90 Service Road on the west side of Interstate Highway 90 beginning at Exit 40, then southeasterly to Exit 44 in Meade County. This change is the result of the realignment of this service road. The reduction in the speed limit will enhance safety and is supported by the results of a speed study.

New content is added below as the draft rules move through the rule-making process.







Interim Rules Hearing
Important Dates
Public Hearing:
Comment Deadline:
Interim Rules Committee Hearing:
Filed-Secretary of State:
Rule Effective:
05/25/2017
05/19/2017


Agency Contact: Karla Engle mail to: DOTAdminRules@state.sd.us