April 21, 2018

Highway Department


Beginning Monday, April 23, 2018 the following road closure will take place to enable the contractor

to  do final grading and paving on the approaches to Structure #64-010-119:


471st Avenue will be closed from CR#15 (307 Street) south to State Hwy. 48 (313 Street) 





Load Restrictions:

All asphalt surfaced highways 7 ton per axle with the exception of:

Union County Road 1B from Jefferson southeast to Exit 4 at 1-29


The following gravel roads have a 7 ton per axle limit:

UC#1G – located on 307 Street, between 481 and 484 Avenue

UC#14 – located on 304 Street, between 477 and River Road (#UC04)

UC#27 – located on 481 Avenue, between 297 and 302 Streets



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: unioncohwy@unioncountysd.org


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 – Jerry.Buum@unioncountysd.org


Executive Secretary: Cristy Harkness- Cristy.Harkness@unioncountysd.org
Administrative Assistant:  Jean ElkinsJean.Elkins@unioncountysd.org



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
Jack Kirkebak
Derek Lykken
Robert O’Connell


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


                                         State of South Dakota Highway Road Conditions                                             
 I-29 Improvement Project


 Iowa Roads Traveler Information




Last updated on April 20, 2018 2:36 pm