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Responsibilities of the Highway Department

  • Supervising maintenance and construction on all county roads and bridges
  • Purchasing and maintaining equipment
 
 


WEIGHT LIMIT NOTICE

On Friday, March 3, 2017, Brookings County highways shall have weight limits set as seven (7) ton per axle, on all asphalt surface roads, during spring thaw periods and when limit signs are in place. 

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is authorized and requested to enforce weight limitations on Brookings County roads.

The penalty for the violation of the load restrictions shall be as set forth in SDCL 32-22-55.

2017 Load Limit Map
 




ROAD CLOSURE

BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION 5.8 MILES and 6.5 MILES NORTH OF BRUCE, SD

Brookings SD, November 7, 2016:  

The above referenced project is scheduled to start Monday, November 14, 2016.  Work entails replacement of 2 bridges on County Road 7 north of Bruce.  The roadway will be closed to through traffic during structure replacement with a detour provided.  Detour route and project location can be viewed at the link below.  The project will continue to progress through the winter with a completion sometime next spring.

Detour Route & Project Location Map


Brookings County Highway Department

Richard Birk
Highway Superintendent





Bridges & Roads

Brookings County Highway Department maintains 220 bridges. One hundred and sixty three structures have a span length greater than 20 feet and 34 are box culverts. The department also maintains 394 miles of county roads (133 miles of gravel roads and 261 miles of hard-surface roads).

Highway Department Forms & Applications





Brookings County Five-Year Road and Bridge Plan

can be viewed here: Five Year Road and Bridge Plan PDF



Brookings County Master Transportation Plan

can be viewed here: Brookings County Master Transportation Plan





To view Current Calls for Bids from the Highway Department, click here: Call for Bids


Contact Us
Highway Department
Email
Staff Directory

422 Western Ave.
Brookings, SD 57006

Ph: 605-696-8270
Fx: 605-696-8278

Hours
March - October
7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Monday - Thursday

November - February
7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday


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