The South Dakota Department of Transportation presented their traffic study to the Watertown City Council Finance/Safety Committee Wednesday. The recommendations from the DOT would improve both pedestrian and vehicle traffic at the intersections of highway 81 and Kemp Avenue when that area goes to two-way rather than one-way traffic. On another topic the city gun range under consideration for Southeast Watertown is a step closer following bids that came in far below projections. Shane Waterman is city engineer:
Alderman Mike Danforth likes the bid but not the size of the range. He said with lower bids that the range should be extended out to 200 yards or more.
Shane Waterman responded.
A motion to accept the bids was approved by the committee. It will now be forwarded to the full council..