November 15, 2018

Highway Department

The following roads or portions of them were damaged 
by flood waters and remain closed. 
(Please remember, for your safety… it is against the law to drive around a barricade!)


(to view the location of these roads – scroll down to Union County Highway System map)


#17 – 481 Avenue from State Highway 48 south to 315 Street, then 315 Street west to 480 Avenue


Richland Township
Maynard Road


For South Dakota Interstate & Highway closures (use the zoom feature to get local detail)




2016 Union Co. Structure Map (36 x 56)

Click on the above map for the current postings on Union County bridges



 Click here to view the Union County Highway System map


Union County Highway Department

501 E. Pleasant St. Elk Point, SD, 57025

Phone: (605) 356-2351
Shop: (605) 356-3251
Fax: (605) 356-2348
Email: [email protected]


Summer Office Hours
April 2 – November 1, 2018

Monday – Thursday (Excluding Holidays)

6:30A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

(Closed from 12 noon – 1:00 PM)


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
Ed Donnelly
Doug Irwin
Paul Limoges
Oliver Morris
Jeff Noteboom – Assistant Superintendent
Dale Steckelberg
Alcester Shop
110 Ofstad St. Alcester, SD  57001
Phone: (605) 934-2210
Fax: (605) 934-2209
Alcester Crew
Richard Beeler – Road Foreman
Josh Homandberg
Derek Lykken
Robert O’Connell
Dalton Wangerin




Closed Richland Township Roads
Maynard Road
Please refer to the 2014 Flooding Tab on the website for further information.





South Dakota Motor Carrier Enforcement


South Dakota Driver’s License Information


Preparedness Guides
National Weather Service – Sioux Falls


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 I-29 Improvement Project


 Iowa Roads Traveler Information




Last updated on November 15, 2018 8:53 am