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Roads -- Design and Construction

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Abbie F. Whitney Collection—Photo Albums—Black Hills

 Unprocessed — Box 06612 A
Identifier: H2014-057
Dates: ca. 1910s-1920s

Aerial Glass Plates - Old Keystone Road , May 1973

 Series — Box Vault (U6S1): Series ACC 2010-031
Identifier: ACC 2010-031
Scope and Contents This series contains glass plate negatives of aerial photographs taken during 1973. Images are stereo pairs which were used to estimate elevations for the old Keystone road reconstruction project. The old Keystone road, which is now Highway 40, ran from Keystone to Red Shirt, S.D. The road and several bridges were damaged by flooding in 1972. These aerial photographs were taken by Department of Highways staff to assess the damage and plan for reconstruction. Although the exact location of...
Dates: May 1973

Badlands/Mount Rushmore Photographs, ca. 1930s

 Unprocessed — Box 06490 A
Identifier: H2016-005
Dates: ca. 1930s

Board Minutes and Maps, 1881-1893 (minutes), 1914-1917 (maps)

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ACC 2003-049:
Scope and Contents This book is a record of the minutes of the Board of Supervisors for the Township of Split Rock for the years 1881-1893. Included in the book are hand-drawn maps showing road orders. Another large map shows construction of miscellaneous road-related structures built from 1914-1916 throughout the township.
Dates: 1881-1893 (minutes), 1914-1917 (maps)

Bridge Plans, 1920 - 1964

 Series — Drawer MD 18
Identifier: ACC 2003-008:
Scope and Contents This series containsn bridge and road construction and improvement plans for several areas along the Missouri River. The first folders related to Missouri River from 1921-1941. The last folders cover Union County, SD and Woodbury County, IA, along the Sioux River for 1962 and 1964. List of Plans State Bridge Over The Missouri River at Pierre (proposed), undated (1...
Dates: 1920 - 1964

Bryan Tipton Collection

 Unprocessed — FB 312
Identifier: H2009-012
Dates: 1923

Corps of Engineers Plans, 1960 - 1963

 Series — Drawer MD 41, Folder 4
Identifier: ACC 2005-018:
Scope and Contents This collection contains three sets of plans created by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District.This collection contains three sets of plans created by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District. Plans for Resurfacing Service Roads, Oahe Reservoir, Missouri River, South Dakota (June 1963) Plans for Spring Creek Sub-Impoundment, Pollock, Oahe Reservoir, Missouri River,...
Dates: 1960 - 1963

County Engineer, 1907 - 1932

 Fonds
Scope and Contents From the Record Group: This record group contains records created and maintained by county government agencies and officials in Minnehaha County, South Dakota and includes birth records; election and voter records; school and student records; property assessment books; case records and legal action files; construction contracts; livestock registers; tax lists; and jail records of commitments and releases.
Dates: 1907 - 1932

County Highway Construction Contracts, 1922 - 1923

 Series — Box 8451 C
Identifier: ACC 2003-046:
Scope and Contents This series consists of two contracts prepared and approved by the South Dakota State Highway Commission for the years 1922 and 1923. Both portions of the highway are in Minnehaha County.This series consists of two contracts prepared and approved by the South Dakota State Highway Commission for the years 1922 and 1923. Both portions of the highway are in Minnehaha County. Road Contract,...
Dates: 1922 - 1923

Delmer and Marilyn King Collection

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2010-046
Dates: 1911; 1928; 1947; 1977

Department Histories and Historic Photographs, 1920 - 1980

 Series — Box 7847
Identifier: ACC 2011-020
Scope and Contents This accession contains several histories of transportation and highway development in South Dakota, as well as photographs of bridge and highway construction, snow removal, events, incidents, and department staff. Many of the photographs are undated, but appear to be taken during the 1920s and 1930s. Historic Photos – Bridges, 1926-1929 and 1975 Historic Photos – Road and Bridge...
Dates: 1920 - 1980

Engineering, Division of, 1920-1987

 Fonds
Scope and Contents From the Record Group: This record group contains records created and maintained by the South Dakota Department of Transportation and includes highway and bridge construction plans, photographs, and films; aerial photographs; bridge inspection reports; engineers' correspondence; project feasibility studies; railroad deeds, maps, appraisal records, and construction and maintenance files; railroad abandonment hearing files; state rail plan records and publications; Milwaukee Road bankruptcy and reorganization files;...
Dates: 1920-1987

Engineer's Calculations, 1919 - 1934

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ACC 96-282:
Scope and Contents This series contains 7 volumes of engineer’s designs and calculations. The loose pages from each volume were removed and stored separately in Box 5100.
Dates: 1919 - 1934

Field Office Project Files, 1974 - 1986

 Series — Reel Vault (Original Microfilm)
Identifier: ACC 2004-029
Scope and Contents This series contains records documenting several Department of Transportation construction projects in Sanborn, Beadle, Clark, and Hand counties. Documentation includes: pre-construction information, correspondence, biweekly progress reports, tests and certificates, and project diaries.
Dates: 1974 - 1986

Highway Construction Photographs, circa 1953

 Series — Box 8668 C
Identifier: ACC 2010-017:
Scope and Contents This accession contains 11 black and white photographs taken west of Fort Pierre in Stanley County. The images depict construction work on Highway 14 circa 1953.
Dates: circa 1953

Highways, Division of, 1919-1993

 Fonds
Scope and Contents From the Record Group: This record group contains records created and maintained by the South Dakota Department of Transportation and includes highway and bridge construction plans, photographs, and films; aerial photographs; bridge inspection reports; engineers' correspondence; project feasibility studies; railroad deeds, maps, appraisal records, and construction and maintenance files; railroad abandonment hearing files; state rail plan records and publications; Milwaukee Road bankruptcy and reorganization files;...
Dates: 1919-1993

National Recovery Work Relief Project Files, 1933 - 1936

 Series
Identifier: ACC 2000-094:
Scope and Contents This accession contains the project files associated with National Recovery Work Relief (NRWR) road and bridge construction projects in South Dakota. The NRWR was part of President Roosevelt’s New Deal in the 1930s, and provided money for construction projects in the hopes of creating jobs and stimulating economic recovery. In 1936, most of these projects were transferred to the Works Progress Administration. Project files include correspondence, progress reports, applications,...
Dates: 1933 - 1936

Photographs and Negatives, 1945 - 1974

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ACC 84-091:
Scope and Contents This series contains approximately 1000 photographs and negatives featuring road and bridge construction, maintenance, tourist activities and destinations, and other travel-related images.
Dates: 1945 - 1974

Photographs and Negatives, circa 1960

 Series — Box 8668 A
Identifier: ACC 2010-010:
Scope and Contents This series contains 1 folder of black and white photographs and their corresponding negatives which were taken by the Publicity Division of the Department of Highways. Photographs feature State highways, interstates, Department of Highways staff members, and roads under construction. The photographs are not dated, but appear to be from around 1960.
Dates: circa 1960

Photographs and Negatives, 1945 - 1974

 Series
Identifier: ACC 84-091:
Scope and Contents This series contains approximately 1000 photographs and negatives featuring road and bridge construction, maintenance, tourist activities and destinations, and other travel-related images.
Dates: 1945 - 1974

Photographs by County, 1940 - 1969

 Series
Identifier: ACC 84-087:
Scope and Contents This series contains approximately 700 negatives and photographs featuring road construction projects, tourist destinations, and development projects.
Dates: 1940 - 1969

Project Reports, 1985 - 1987

 Series — Box 7270 C
Identifier: ACC 2005-001:
Scope and Contents This series consists of two reports. The first is the “South Dakota Road Profiler, Ft. Collins Demonstration Project 72,” a project to determine pavement roughness. The demonstration took place on October 5-8, 1987. The second is “Concrete Pavement Joint Sealers Experimental Construction Report” for the years 1985-1986.
Dates: 1985 - 1987

Project Reports, 1973 - 1976

 Series — Box 08776 A
Identifier: ACC 2005-010:
Scope and Contents This series consists of 3 reports prepared by the Department of Transportation's Division of Highways.
  1. Strength Coefficient of Materials, Final Report, 1973
  2. Landslides in the Pierre Shale in Central South Dakota, 1975
  3. Physical Research Program of Transverse Cracking of Bituminous Pavements, Final Report, 1976
Dates: 1973 - 1976

Sampling and Testing Reports, 1944 - 1957

 Series — Box 9505 A
Identifier: ACC 2016-088:
Scope and Contents This series contains a folder of documents including an undated report entitled “Proctor Test? Modified AASHO Density? 95% Proctor? What Do Compaction Testing Terms Mean?”; a 1944 report entitled “Manual for Sampling and Testing”; and a 1957 report entitled “Special Provisions for Sampling and Testing.” Information pertaining to soil compaction and the construction of roads and bridges can be found in this series.
Dates: 1944 - 1957

Subject Files on Microfilm, 1919 - 1962

 Series
Identifier: ACC 2010-021:
Scope and Contents This accession contains subject/project files kept by the State Highway Commission from 1919 to 1962. Subject files consist of the correspondence, contracts, requests for plans, bids, specifications, maps, construction drawings, budgets, and other records associated with Highway Commission construction projects.
Dates: 1919 - 1962

Summit Construction Company (Summit, S.D.)--Panoramic Photograph

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2010-019
Dates: May 12, 1928

William T. Cundiff Collection

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2015-046
Dates: ca. 1900s-1930s