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Interstate 29 South Dakota
Southbound - Interstate 90 to Iowa State Line

Highway Information

Miles 252.50
Counties Traveled
Through
Union, Lincoln,
Minnehaha,
Moody, Brookings,
Deuel, Hamlin,
Codington, Grant,
Roberts
Cities Vermillion, Sioux Falls,
Brookings, Watertown
Major Junctions Interstate 229
(Exit 75)

Interstate 90
(Exits 84A-B)

OKRoads Coverage
Miles Driven
by OKRoads
(Percentage)
253 (100%)
Southern End of
Interstate Driven
Iowa State Line
Northern End of
Interstate Driven
North Dakota
State Line

Pictures

Southbound:

North Dakota State Line to Interstate 90

Interstate 90 to Iowa State Line

Interstate 29 South
Interstate 29 South as it enters the city of Sioux Falls. The next seven exits serve the largest city in South Dakota. (Photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South at Exit 83 - South Dakota 38 West - 60th Street N./Airport. This marks the eastern terminus of the state highway. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 82 - Benson Road - 1/4 mile. Benson Road travels across most of northern Sioux Falls. The arterial dead-ends at the Big Sioux River about one mile to the east. This diamond interchange was added during recent reconstruction of the interstate. (Photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South at Exit 82 - Benson Road. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 81 - Russell Street/Maple Street - 1/4 mile. Russell Street connects Interstate 29 to South Dakota 115 near downtown Sioux Falls. Maple Street spurs west from Interstate 29 through west Sioux Falls. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
Use Maple Street westbound to the Southeast Technical Institute and the USDSU campus. USDSU is an off-campus center for three universities: South Dakota State University, Dakota State University, and the University of South Dakota. (Photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South at Exit 81 - Russell Street/Maple Street/Arena and Convention Center. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 80 - Madison Street - 1/2 mile. Madison Street travels through west Sioux Falls from La Mesa Drive to Menlo Avenue. It is another interchange added during the reconstruction project. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
Surface level one-half mile advance signage for the Madison Street exit. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
Use eastbound Madison Street to the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds, home of the Sioux Empire Fair. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South at Exit 80 - Madison Street. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 79 - Downtown Spur Interstate 29/South Dakota 42 - 1/2 mile. The right lane becomes the exit ramp. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
Use Exit 79 to the Great Plains Zoo, the USS South Dakota Battleship Memorial, and the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Sciences. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South at Exit 79 - Downtown Spur Interstate 29/South Dakota 42/12th Street. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 78 - 26th Street - 1 mile. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
Use 26th Street to the Sioux Falls campus of the National American University. (Photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South at Exit 78 - 26th Street. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 77 - 41st Street - 1 mile. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
Use Exit 77 to Augustana College and the University of Sioux Falls. (Photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South at Exit 77 - 41st Street. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 75 - Interstate 229 - 2 miles. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 75 - Next Right. This sign is about 1/2 mile north of the exit. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South at Exit 75 - Interstate 229. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 73 - Tea - 1 mile. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
On our second trip through South Dakota in July 2005, the bridge across Interstate 29 at Exit 73 was in the process of being replaced. Thus, traffic had to continue to Exit 71 to access the east side of Interstate 29. (Photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South at Exit 73 - Tea. The bottom photo shows the gore point signage during the 2005 reconstruction. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 71 - 273rd Street - 1 mile. Harrisburg (pop. 958) is five miles to the east. (Photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South at Exit 71 - 273rd Street - Harrisburg. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 68 - 276th Street - 1 mile. Lennox (pop. 2,037) and Parker (pop. 1,031) are both located along South Dakota 44, eight and 18 miles to the west. (Photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South at Exit 68 - 276th Street - Lennox/Parker. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 64 - South Dakota 44 - 1 mile. Worthing (pop. 585) is about 1.5 miles east of the interchange. (Photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South at Exit 64 - South Dakota 44 - Worthing. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 62 - U.S. 18 East - 1 mile. U.S. 18 travels across the southern tier of South Dakota. The city of Canton (pop. 3,110) is located 11 miles to the east and is the seat of Lincoln County. (Photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South at Exit 62 - U.S. 18 East - Canton. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South and U.S. 18 West
Interstate 29 South and U.S. 18 West assurance shields just south of Exit 62. The duplex is three miles long. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South and U.S. 18 West approaching Exit 59 - U.S. 18 West - 1 mile. Davis (pop. 104) is 10.5 miles to the west. (Photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South and U.S. 18 West at Exit 59 - U.S. 18 West - Davis/Hurley. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 56 - 288th Street. Fairview is located along the Iowa border 16 miles to the east. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
Use 288th Street eastbound to the Newton Hills State Park. (Photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South at Exit 56 - 288th Street Fairview. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 53 - 291st Street - 1 mile. Viborg, a city of 832 residents, is 14 miles to the west. (Photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South at Exit 53 - 291st Street - Viborg. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 50 - 294th Street - 1 mile. 294th Street connects Centerville and Hudson. (Photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South at Exit 50 - 294th Street - Centerville/Hudson. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 47 - South Dakota 46 - 1 mile. South Dakota 46 travels from U.S. 18/U.S. 281 to the Iowa state line, a distance of 105.5 miles. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
Use South Dakota 46 West to the Fort Randall Dam, located near the highway's western terminus. Head east on South Dakota 46 for 22 miles to Hawarden, Iowa. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
Use South Dakota 46 West to the Yankton Sioux tribal headquarters. (Photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South at Exit 47 - South Dakota 46 - Beresford/Irene. Beresford (pop. 2,006) is just to the east. South Dakota 46 marks the Lincoln-Union county line. The western boundary of Union County is just west of Interstate 29, but the interstate never enters Clay County. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 42 - 302nd Street - 1 mile. Wakonda is 16 miles to the west. Use eastbound 302nd Street to northbound South Dakota 11 to Alcester, which is ten miles to the east. (Photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South at Exit 42 - 302nd Street - Alcester/Wakonda. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 38 - 306th Street - 1 mile. Head west on 306th Street for 20 miles to Volin (pop. 207). (Photo taken 7/13/05)
Head east on 306th Street to the Union Grove State Park. (Photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South at Exit 38 - 306th Street - Volin. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 31 - South Dakota 48 - 1 mile. South Dakota 48 travels 12.2 miles from Interstate 29 to the Iowa state line near Akron, Iowa. (Photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South at Exit 31 - South Dakota 48 - Spink/Akron. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 26 - South Dakota 50 - 2 miles. South Dakota 50 begins at South Dakota 34 in Lees Corner near the Missouri River and travels south to Lake Andes, where it then turns east and goes through Yankton and Vermillion. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 26 - South Dakota 50 - 1 mile. A rest area is located at this interchange. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
Use South Dakota 50 West to the city of Vermillion, home of the University of South Dakota. Just west of Yankton is the Lewis & Clark State Recreation Area. (Photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South at Exit 26 - South Dakota 50 - Vermillion/Yankton. The city of Yankton is home to 13,528 residents and is 33 miles to the west. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 18 - Business Loop Interstate 29 - 1 mile. The loop provides access to Elk Point, seat of Union County and home of 1,714 residents. (Photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South at Exit 18 - Business Loop Interstate 29 - Elk Point/Burbank. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)
Head west on Union County 10 for eight miles to Burbank. Union County 10 provides another route between Interstate 29 and Vermillion. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
View at the end of the off-ramp to Business Loop Interstate 29. The route begins to the right. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 15 - Business Loop Interstate 29 North - 1 mile. The loop's southern terminus is not marked from Interstate 29 southbound. (Photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South at Exit 15 - Elk Point. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 9 - South Dakota 105 - 1 mile. South Dakota 105 travels along old U.S. 77 between exits 9 and 2. (Photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South at Exit 9 - South Dakota 105 South - Jefferson. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)
Use either of the next two exits to the city of North Sioux City, population 2,288. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 4 - North Sioux City/McCook Lake - 1 mile. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
Head west on Northshore Drive to the Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
The speed limit falls to 65 mph (or 105 km/h) just before Exit 4 for North Sioux City departs. (Photo taken 8/11/04)
Interstate 29 South at Exit 4 - North Sioux City/McCook Lake. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 2 - North Sioux City - 1 mile. This is the southern terminus of South Dakota 105. (Photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South at Exit 2 - North Sioux City. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)
Interstate 29 South approaching Exit 1 - Dakota Dunes - 3/4 mile. The Dakota Dunes is a planned community that also includes a golf course. (Photo taken 7/13/05)

Interstate 29 South at Exit 1 - Dakota Dunes. (Top photo taken 8/11/04, bottom photo taken 7/13/05)
Scenes Related to Interstate 29
South Dakota 105 South at Interstate 29 North in North Sioux City. (Photo taken 8/11/04)
Business Loop Interstate 29 North at Interstate 29 North. This is the northern terminus of the Elk Point business loop. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
Business Loop Interstate 29 South approaching Interstate 29 North. Beresford is 29 miles to the north. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
Business Loop Interstate 29 South at Interstate 29 North - Beresford. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
Business Loop Interstate 29 North approaching Interstate 29 South. Sioux City is 20 miles to the south. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
Business Loop Interstate 29 North at Interstate 29 South - Sioux City. Notice the wide Interstate 29 shield on the left side of the intersection. (Photo taken 7/13/05)
South Dakota 38 West at Interstate 29 South in Sioux Falls. This is the eastern terminus of the state highway. An end sign is posted past the ramp to Interstate 29 North. (Photo taken 8/11/04)
South Dakota 38 East at Interstate 29 North. The shield assembly is missing a turn arrow. (Photo taken 8/11/04)
South Dakota 38 West at Interstate 29 North. Interstate 90 is one-half mile to the north. (Photo taken 8/11/04)

Page created: March 13, 2006
Last updated: March 14, 2006