Another section of Highway 212 in Watertown opening today!

August 18, 2022

WATERTOWN, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation says Highway 212 in Watertown will open to thru traffic from Highway 81 to 11th Street East today (Thursday).

Work on phase two, between 11th Street and 19th Street East will continue with remaining work on the south side of Highway 212.

All thru traffic will continue to be routed to the north side of Highway 212 until the south side lanes are completed. At that time, traffic will be routed to the completed south side and north side work will begin.

The $12.7 million project will reconstruct approximately one mile of Highway 212 from U.S. Highway 81 thru 19th Street East including utility work, grading, storm sewer, curb and gutter, sidewalk, asphalt pavement, lighting, and traffic signal upgrades.

The overall completion date for the Highway 212 construction project is October 28th.