November 13, 2019

Highway Department

11/7/2019 @ 2:25 PM

OPEN – CR#03 (482 Avenue) north of State Highway 48



A portion of CR#09 (481 Avenue) east of Elk Point, between 325 & 326 Streets, will be closed for several days. A culvert is being replaced under the roadway.

6/4/2019 @ 4:30 PM

For your safety… it is against the law to drive around a barricade!

The following roads remain closed due to flood waters over the road and flood damages to roads:

CR#03 (482 Avenue) – between the intersection of River Road, south to SD Highway 48 (313 Street)

CR#17 (315 Street) – from Sargeant Road east then north on 481 Avenue to 314 Street


Union County Highway Department

501 E. Pleasant Street

Elk Point, SD 57025-2159

Office Phone: (605) 356-2351

Shop Phone: (605) 356-3251

FAX: (605) 356-2348

Email: [email protected]

Winter Office Hours

November 3, 2019 – March 28, 2020

Monday – Friday (Excluding Holidays)

7:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

(Closed from 12 noon – 1:00 P.M.)

Office Staff

Highway Superintendent: Jerry Buum – [email protected]

Executive Secretary: Cristy Harkness – [email protected]

Administrative Assistant: Jean Elkins – [email protected]


Elk Point Crew

Bob Bradshaw

Larry Clark

Matt Dennison

Doug Irwin

Paul Limoges

Oliver Morris

Jeff Noteboom – Assistant Superintendent

Dale Steckelberg


Alcester Shop

110 Ofstad Street

Alcester, SD 57001

Shop Phone: (605) 934-2210

Fax: (605) 934-2209

Alcester Crew

Richard Beeler – Road Foreman

Josh Homandberg

Dale Jurrens

Derek Lykken

Robert O’Connell

Verlyn Portz

Dalton Wangerin

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2016 Union County Structure Map

Load Limit postings on structures


Union County Highway System Map


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