Road construction on parts of Hwy 212 & 81 in Watertown begins Monday

WATERTOWN, S.D.(KXLG)- The City of Watertown has announced an asphalt paving project, set to begin on Monday, May 6, 2024. This road work is expected to be completed by the end of May 2024, barring any unexpected complications.

Phase 1 Roadwork Details:

  • 1st Ave SE: Work will span Highway 81 to 14th St.
  • 3rd Ave SE: Construction will cover Hwy 81 to 14th St.
  • 3rd St S: Upgrades from Highway 212 to 4th Ave will be made.

Residents and commuters are strongly advised to take note of road closures in these areas and plan their routes accordingly. The city emphasizes the importance of motorists adhering to traffic control measures, exercising caution, and avoiding using closed roads for the safety of both the workers and the public.

During the construction period, parking on the streets undergoing work is prohibited to facilitate the smooth progression of the project. The City of Watertown Engineering Division of the Public Works Department encourages anyone with questions or concerns to call (605) 882-6202 for assistance.