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South Dakota Department of Transportation

The South Dakota Department of Transportation is a state government organization in charge of maintaining public roadways of the U.S. state of South Dakota. South Dakota has 82,447 miles of highways, roads and streets; 5,905 bridges. The SD DOT is responsible for 7,830 miles of the roadway system.

South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT)
Agency overview
Formed 1917
Preceding agencies
  • State Highway Commission
  • South Dakota Highway Department
Jurisdiction South Dakota
Headquarters Pierre, South Dakota
Employees 997 full-time, 77 seasonal
Annual budget $566,717,518 (2011)
Agency executive
  • Darin Bergquist, Secretary of Transportation
Parent agency State of South Dakota

The DOT budgets roughly $15,700,000.00 for winter snow and ice removal year.

The Department of Transportation was formerly known as the South Dakota Department of Highways.[1]


Historic bridgesEdit

A number of its bridge projects have been deemed historic, and some are listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.[2] Several were listed on the National Register pursuant to a 1993 Multiple Property Submission titled "Historic Bridges in South Dakota, 1893-1943."[3] The listed works include (with varying attribution):

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