Congratulations to the 2019 Perpetual Pavement Winners! Please see the winners here.

DAPA Executive Director Position Opening

Tuesday, September 6, 2022
DAPA Executive Director Position Listing 

Register for the SDSU Asphalt/Bituminous Mixture Laboratory Open House on July 27!

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Register here for the SDSU Asphalt/Bituminous Mixture Laboratory Open House on Wednesday, July 27 from 10:00 am - 2:30 pm CST at Crothers Engineering Hall at South Dakota State University! 


National Summer Transportation Institute Summer Camp

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

More information can be found here

DAPA 25th Annual Conference

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

DAPA 25th Annual Conference Award Winners

Pictured below: (Left to Right) Korey Bender- Border States Paving, Doug Sherman- Winner Area DOT, Bill Bajari- Bituminous Paving Inc. 



Pictured Below: Executive Director Ken Swedeen (middle) with the Highway ND32 Presentation Panel on Binder Impacts, Intelligent Paving, Field Mix Performance Testing.

Pictured Below: Shea Lemmel- SDDOT presenting on the South Dakota Program Update

NDDOT and SDDOT Bituminous Certification Training Update

Thursday, November 19, 2020
The 2021-2022 Classes will be posted in the later part of November. Thank you! 

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Requests Your Input on Construction Survey

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Due to the deep stress related to COVID-19, the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis is tracking the effects on the construction sector across the Ninth District, a region that includes Minnesota, the Dakotas, Montana, northwestern Wisconsin, and Michigan's Upper Peninsula. We are partnering with construction associations in your state to collect insights on the pandemic’s effect on the sector.

Please take this 5-minute survey to help the Minneapolis Fed and President Neel Kashkari better understand effects on the construction sector. This feedback, in turn, will help the Federal Reserve System shape monetary policy to help businesses weather this economic shock. If you get this survey from multiple sources, please respond to the survey only once.

All survey responses are anonymous. After the survey closes, we will share findings with partnering organizations (that sent you this survey) and publish a summary article on the Bank website (see article on May survey here). To maintain anonymity, please do not include any self-identifying information in any comments.

The Minneapolis Fed greatly appreciates your time and valuable insights, and we wish you and your business good health and resilience going forward.

SDDOT 2021-2024 STIP Developement Meetings

Monday, June 29, 2020

Due to the Covid-19 Global Pandemic and social distancing requirements all public STIP meetings will be conducted by way of a conference call in 2020.  Please take a moment to watch the presentations prior to the scheduled conference call.  Thank you. Click here for pre-recorded presentations and documents

• July 7, 2020 – Conference Call for Aberdeen Region 7:00pm CDT
Aberdeen Region generally includes: Beadle, Brookings, Brown, Clark, Codington, Day, Deuel, Edmunds, Faulk, Grant, Hamlin, Hyde, Hand, Kingsbury, Marshall, McPherson, Roberts, Spink Counties.

• July 8, 2020 – Conference Call for Mitchell Region 7:00pm CDT
Mitchell Region generally includes: Aurora, Bon Homme, Brule, Buffalo, Charles Mix, Clay, Davison, Douglas, Gregory, Hanson, Hutchinson, Jerauld, Lake, Lincoln, McCook, Miner, Minnehaha, Moody, Sanborn, Turner, Union, Yankton Counties.

• July 9, 2020 – Conference Call for Rapid City Region 7:00pm MDT
Rapid City Region generally includes: Butte, Custer, Fall River, Harding, Lawrence, Meade, Oglala Lakota, Perkins, Pennington Counties.

• July 14, 2020 – Conference Call for Pierre Region 7:00pm CDT
Pierre Region generally includes: Bennett, Corson, Campbell, Dewey, Haakon, Hughes, Jackson, Jones, Lyman, Mellette, Potter, Stanley, Sully, Todd, Tripp, Walworth, Ziebach Counties.

ND Draft 2021-2024 STIP ready for public comment until July 16, 2020

Monday, June 29, 2020

Click here

STIP Draft Document

House Wraps Surface Transportation Bill into Infrastructure Package (AASHTO Journal)

Monday, June 29, 2020
Click here

White House opposes $1.5 trillion House infrastructure measure (Reuters)

Monday, June 29, 2020
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