Rapid City, S.D. – According to the state officials, traffic will be controlled with a pilot car.
State officials also announced that motorists can expect 15 minute delays through the work zone.
Drivers are urged to use caution and reduce their speed while traveling through the construction area.
The tree clearing is a preliminary effort of phase one of the U.S. Highway 385 construction project, which is scheduled to begin in spring 2024.
This story will be updated as new information become available.