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The Rapid City Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) helps keep Rapid City moving for the future. The MPO’s regional transportation planning process ensures that existing and future expenditures for transportation projects and programs are based on a comprehensive, cooperative, and continuing planning process.

MPO News
Posted 9/19/2023
The Rapid City Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) in conjunction with Pennington County, the City of Box Elder, and the South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) will hold an open house and public meeting to discuss and receive public comment on the corridor study. The purpose of this meeting is to present alternatives to improve operations and safety within the corridors and to receive publics feedback on their viability or other alternatives that should be considered. This open house will be held on September 19, 2023 from 5:30-7:00pm at the Box Elder Community Center. Written comments should be sent to Attn: Hwy 1416 and Radar Hill Road Study, 330 Knollwood Drive, Rapid City, SD 57701, or by email to Written comments will be accepted through October 8, 2023.
Posted 7/13/2023
Major Street Plan Public Meeting Thursday, July 13, 2023 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM City Council Chambers and Circle of Friends Community Room, City Hall (300 6th Street, Rapid City, SD 57701) Project Website: The Rapid City Area MPO (RCAMPO), in conjunction with the City of Rapid City and the South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), will hold a public meeting to introduce the Major Street Plan Update and Analysis project and collect preliminary feedback from the public. Attendees will be asked to assist in identifying priority corridors which will then have conceptual alignments developed. Written comments will be accepted through July 21, 2023, and may be submitted at the open house, via mail to RCAMPO, or through the project website. Members of the project team and MPO staff will be available to answer questions and receive input. A pre-recorded presentation will be playing throughout the evening, so please attend anytime during the meeting time. Informational boards and comment forms will be available for residents to learn more about the project and submit feedback.
Posted 11/3/2022
South Dakota Department of Transportation will be hosting an Open House/Public Meeting for Proposed Project to Reconstruct Intersection of US HWY 16 & Neck Yoke Road on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm at Black Hills Energy, 7001 Mount Rushmore Road, Rapid City. The public is encouraged to attend. For more information or comments please contact the SDDOT project manager Mark Malone, who can be reached below or by phone at (605) 773-5409.
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