Brookings moving foward with plans for third I-29 interchange (Audio)

January 30, 2020

BROOKINGS, S.D.–There’s new information on a potential third interchange off I-29 into Brookings.

The Brookings City Council has authorized the City Manager to sign a memorandum of understanding with the South Dakota Department of Transportation for the 20th Street South–Interstate 29 interchange.

The City has received an $18.7 million federal grant for this third
Brookings interchange.

City Engineer Jackie Lanning… 

Lanning says there is a specific federal timeline that must be met…

Local sources will also provide funding…

The local match must cover 20-percent of the total project cost.