April 23, 2021

Highway Department

Help Wanted
  Custer County is accepting applications for a full time Equipment Operator position. Custer County Highway Department is seeking applications for an Equipment Operator. This position requires operating heavy equipment, driving trucks, and performing minor repairs and routine maintenance on all equipment. A South Dakota CDL with tanker endorsement is required for this position and new hires will have six months to have the necessary requirements. Starting pay of $20.52 per hour with a very competitive benefits package. Position description and applications are available at http://custercounty.com/human-resourced or by contacting Tim Holland, Custer County Human Resources, 420 Mt. Rushmore Road, Custer, SD 57730, 605-673-8134 or fax 605-673-8121. Custer County is an equal opportunity employer.    
Road Closure

America Center Road (aka Custer County 345) is closed 3.86 miles from Hwy 16A to Hwy 87, Needles Hwy. The CSP section is currently closed due to spring thaw conditions.

Superintendent: Jesse Doyle
Foreman: Kevin Treloar
Office Manager: Cathy Carter
Phone: (605) 673-5678
Fax: (605) 673-5879
Mail: 25365 US Hwy 385,  Custer, SD  57730
Email: [email protected]

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Mission: To provide a safe comfortable travel environment for residents and visitors to Custer County.

Department Description and Function:
We maintain 400 miles of gravel and 5 miles of asphalt road in Custer County.  Our job is to continually maintain the roads to provide a smooth travel surface.  We also construct new roads and reconstruct the old along with snow/ice removal in winter and dust control in summer.

Life in the country is different from life in the city. County governments are unable to provide the same level of service that city governments provide. We welcome you to Custer County and hope that you will enjoy living here. The following Code of the West is meant to educate you on the ins and outs of rural living.

Bid Specification Sheet

2021 Weight Postings

Application for Occupancy on ROW of County Highways

2020 Weight & Speed Resolution

Snow Removal Policy

2005 Cattleguard Resolution

Prohibited Signs

Mag CL Factors