Project Begins at Jefferson Port of Entry on Interstate 29

Posted on: May 15, 2024   |   Category: News

For Immediate Release: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Greg Rothschadl or Kevin Heiman605-668-2929

YANKTON, S.D. – A project has begun at the port of entry located four miles north of Jefferson on Interstate 29. This port of entry was the state’s first electronic screening facility. The project includes removal of the existing commercial vehicle electronic screening equipment. Once removed, concrete pavement will be placed and the new commercial vehicle electronic screening equipment will be installed. 

During the project, single lane closures through the work area will be in effect.

The contractor for this $1.3 million project is Dakota Contracting Corporation of Sioux Falls, SD. The overall project completion date is Friday, Aug. 30, 2024.  

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