• Transportation

    Goal  
    To enhance Yankton’s area surface, rail and air transportation infrastructure.

     

    2013 Strategic Plan
    •    Pan American Highway Association Membership ~ Maintain an active
         involvement with northeast Nebraska communities to encourage four-lane
         from Yankton to Norfolk on Highway 81. 

    •    Four-Lane North of Yankton
    •    Meridian Bridge Area Development – Maintain involvement with the
         activities associated with the conversion and other downtown area 
         transportation improvements

    •    Legislation – Monitor local, state and federal legislation pertaining to
         transportation and utility issues and make recommendations to 
         Governmental Affairs and the Board

    •    Street Improvements - Continue active involvement with the signaling
         and construction of 4th Street due to increased traffic and other projects
         as they are initiated

    •    Reliever Route – Continue to promote from East Highway 50 around
         Yankton to North Highway 81.

    •    Highway 46 from Intersection with Highway 81 to Beresford - 
         Continue to promote shoulder, re-grade and resurface improvements

    •    Airport – Promote improvements, maintenance and utilization
    •    Yankton County Road Improvements – Continue to monitor and
         promote critical County road improvement projects

     

    Monthly Meeting
    Meetings are held the fourth Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Yankton Chamber & Visitors Center Conference Room, 803 E. 4th St..

     

    2014 Chairperson
    Mike Healy, Individual Member
    Co-Chair:

     

    Committee Members
    Chuck Aman, Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. (Board Liaison)
    Vernon Arens, Arens Engineering

    Bob Cappel, Individual Member
    Charlie Gross, Mount Marty College 
    Brian Gustad, Yankton County

    Jeffery Hines, Bartlett & West
    Jean Hunhoff, Avera Sacred Heart Hospital
    Kevin Kuhl, City of Yankton 
    Dave Mingo, City of Yankton
    Amy Nelson, City of Yankton
    Tom Noecker, MW Towing & Automotive Services
    Dave Rehurek, Dave’s Full Throttle Dyno Shop

    Chip Simonsen, Masonry Components, Inc.
    Brad Wenande, Northwestern Energy
     

     

    Ex-Officios
    Kevin Domogalla, Nebraska Department of Roads
    Gary Kimm, Pan American Highway Association

    Ron Peterson, South Dakota Department of Transportation
    Bob Wiebelhaus, Nebraska Department of Transportation

     

    For more information or to join the Transportation Committee e-mail chamber@yanktonsd.com or call (605) 665-3636.

    • (800) 888-1460
    • 803 E. 4th St.
    • Yankton, SD
    • 57078