Keep Rapid City Moving

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 11/22/2022
The Rapid City Area Metropolitan Planning Organization will be accepting proposals for the LiDAR Data Acquisition and Processing Project until 4:00 p.m. on December 22, 2022. Requests for Proposals may be obtained at the Rapid City Community Planning and Development Services Department, 300 Sixth Street, Rapid City, SD 57701 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday starting on November 22, 2022. You may also view the Request for Proposals on line at: https://www.rcgov.org/departments/community-planning-development/transportation-planning.html Additional information can be obtained by calling Kelly Brennan at (605) 394-4120.
Posted 11/16/2022
Pennington County is soliciting proposals from consulting firms prequalified by the SDDOT for transportation planning to perform a master transportation planning study of Pennington County, South Dakota. A listing of firms prequalified for state transportation planning can be found at https://dot.sd.gov/doing-business/engineering/design-services/consultant-services/consultant-search Pennington County has recognized a need to reevaluate baseline conditions, to categorize and prioritize roadways, and determine future transportation improvements for the County. The study is expected to fulfill the following objectives: 1. Complete a list of transportation issues and needs facing Pennington County. 2. Develop feasible solutions to address those issues and needs that meet current design standards and/or traffic level of service expectations under both the current and predicted future traffic conditions while promoting a livable community that will enhance the economic and social well-being of Pennington County residents. 3. Create final products for use by Pennington County which will provide guidance to implement recommended improvements and react to future development plans within the area.
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.
View all news stories