South Dakota DOT announces traffic changes for Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

By Press release

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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