Brule County Highway Department maintains approximately 520 miles:
90 miles of oil roads and 430 miles of gravel roads, plus 14 bridges.
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Regular hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (M-F)
Daylight savings hours: 7:00 am to 5:30 am (M-T)
Brule County Highway Department
200 E. Votman St.
Kimball, SD 57355
The Highway Department is responsible for blading, graveling, culverts, approaches, backsloping, tree removal(in county right away), resealing oil roads, patching, signing, mowing, rebuild gravel roads, snow removal, sanding(designated areas), and bridge repair.
MAINTAINS THE NOXIOUS WEED & PEST CONTROL PROGRAM
Weed control on approximately 520 miles (1040 of Brule County right-of -way).
Full spray (county ditches)
Spot spray (county ditches)
Handle weed complaints & Monitor all land in Brule County
Check complaints & send out voluntary compliance notices
Enforce noxious weed control (when necessary)
Give and deliver addresses to new dwellings
Maintains all 911 street & avenue signs
MAINTAINS 911 ADDRESSING
THE FOLLOWING NEED HIGHWAY SUPERINTENDENT'S APPROVAL
Anything involving County right-of-ways
Trenching across or under County roads
Any dust control products to County roads - application can be accessed below
*NO ENCROACHMENT IN COUNTY RIGHT-OF-WAYS*
All hay bales in county road ditches must be removed by Oct. 15
Snow and Ice in Public Right of Ways
South Dakota Codified Law 31-32-3.1 states that intentional dumping in the highway right of ways, which includes approaches and ditches, is a prohibited violation and is a Class I misdemeanor. Maximum penalty for a Class I misdemeanor is $2,000 fine and up to one year in
Brule County is asking residents to not push snow in to the public right of ways for the following reasons:
lt is a safety issue for the rest of the traveling public
It can cause damage to county equipment
Brule County Highway Department has 520 miles of road to open when it snows dumping in public right of ways can cause extra delays in opening the roads
Dumping in the right of ways can create drifts that make road conditions bad all winter long