SDDOT: Expect lane closures on Highway 212 in Watertown

April 19, 2024

WATERTOWN, S.D. –Work will begin Monday on a reconstruction project on U.S. Highway 212 through Watertown. Lane closures will be placed on Highway 212 in both the eastbound and westbound lanes starting at 19 Street Southeast to the east for approximately two miles. The Highway 212 project includes pavement repair and signal light work.

During the project, speed limits will be reduced to 45 mph through the work zone. Temporary signals will be placed at the intersection of Highway 212 and 29th Street Southeast for approximately one week as signal work is completed. The public should expect delays throughout the work zone. The project is anticipated to be complete in three to four weeks.

The primary contractor for this $9.5 million project is PCIRoads, LLC. of St. Michael, Minnesota. The overall project completion date for all associated projects is Friday, Oct. 18, 2024.