South Dakota DOT announces traffic changes for Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

The South Dakota Department of Transportation has announced the following traffic changes for the 2018 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally:

Temporary traffic signals and speed limit reductions:

  • On I-90, the speed limit will be reduced from 75 mph to 65 mph from Exit 55 in Rapid City to Exit 30 in Sturgis
  • On SD-34 in Sturgis, the speed limit will be reduced from 45 mph to 35 mph for 3.8 miles East of Blanche Street
  • On SD-79, the speed limit will be reduced from 65 mph to 45 mph from the junction of SD-34 to the Iron Horse Campground

There will also be portable traffic signals set up at these intersections:

  • US-16 and US-385
  • US-385 and SD-44
  • SD-34/79 and the Ft. Meade Entrance
  • SD-34/79 and 11th St.
  • SD-34 and SD 79
  • SD-34 and Ft. Meade Way
  • US-14A and US 85


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