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South Dakota Highway 49 (SD 49) is a state route that runs north to south across the south central South Dakota. It begins at a junction with South Dakota Highway 47 just south of the White River, and terminates at the junction of U.S. Highway 18 and U.S. Highway 183 in Colome. It is 37 miles (60 kilometers) in length.

Highway 49 marker

Highway 49
Route of SD 49 (in red)
Route information
Defined by SDCL §31-4-169
Maintained by SDDOT
Length 35.134 mi[1] (56.543 km)
Existed 1976 – present
Major junctions
South end US 18 / US 183 in Colome
North end SD 47 near White River
Location
Counties Tripp, Lyman
Highway system
  • South Dakota Highways
SD 48SD 50

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HistoryEdit

The road currently known as South Dakota 49 first received a number in the late 1960s, when South Dakota Highway 147 was established as a branch off South Dakota 47. This branch extended from the junction near the White River to Hamill. In 1976, the route was designated as South Dakota 49, with the number extended to the junction with South Dakota Highway 44. In 1984, the route was further extended to Colome, at the junction of U.S. 18 and U.S. 183.

Major intersectionsEdit

CountyLocationmi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
TrippColome0.0000.000   US 18 / US 183
9.46615.234  SD 44
Lyman35.13456.543  SD 47
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "State Highway Log" (PDF). Pierre region: South Dakota Department of Transportation. January 2011. p. 71. Retrieved December 23, 2011. 

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