(Image courtesy of SD DOT)
Interstate 29 northbound and southbound has reopened from the I-29/I-90 interchange in Sioux Falls to Brookings as of 6 p.m. today, the state Department of Transportation said in a news release.
Interstate 90 eastbound and westbound will remain closed overnight from Chamberlain (exit 265) to Sioux Falls (Marion Road/exit 395) due to significant snow accumulation and multiple stranded vehicles blocking lanes of traffic. Cleanup has been slow due to the large number of vehicles that are stuck and stranded on I-90. Cleanup will completed Wednesday morning.
I-29 travel conditions from Sioux Falls to Brookings:
- A No Travel Advisory will be in place through the overnight on this section of I-29.
- Due to the heavy snowfall and sustained high winds, travelers should expect to encounter snow and ice-covered roads and snow-covered shoulders, along with low visibility due to blowing snow.
- Snow removal equipment will be working to remove snow and ice in the driving lanes and the snow remaining on shoulders over the next few days.
- Drivers should use extra caution and reduce travel speed, the DOT said.
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