Drivers asked to avoid gravel roads in some South Dakota counties

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Dozens of roads are closed to travel in Yankton County.

On Friday, the Yankton County Highway Superintendent announced no travel is advised on Yankton County gravel roads until further notice.  Multiple vehicles stuck in the middle of several gravel roads made travel and snow removal nearly impossible.  

The public was asked to stay off all county roads as much as possible to avoid further damage  

The county has an interactive road damage and road closure map online


Published at 3:11 p.m.

Heavy snow and rain have made a mess of many rural roads in South Dakota.

Conditions are so bad in some areas, drivers are being asked to avoid gravel roads.

KELOLAND’s Sarah McDonald got a tour of the roads in Hutchinson County from the Highway Department Superintendent.

See what people in that area are dealing with just to get around, NEW on KELOLAND News at 6.
 

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