DOT Seeks Public Input on Highway 12 Project in Aberdeen

February 5, 2024

ABERDEEN, SD – The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) will hold a public meeting open house on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. CT to inform area residents of the proposed U.S. Highway 12 reconstruction project over Moccasin Creek in Aberdeen. The public meeting open house will be held at Best Western Ramkota, located at 1400 8th Ave. N.W. in Aberdeen. The open house will be informal allowing for one-on-one discussion with design staff.

Representatives from SDDOT will be available to answer questions, discuss the project, and receive community input. Information will be available on the acquisition of right-of-way and relocation assistance. A short presentation will be shared at 5:30 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to provide information and gather public input. Area residents, business owners, and daily commuters are encouraged to attend and participate in the public meeting open house. This project is being developed in compliance with state and federal environmental regulations.

For those who cannot attend the open house or desire additional information on the overall study, information is available online at The website also allows for online written comments to be submitted. Written comments on the public meeting will be accepted until Friday, Feb. 23, 2024.