32-25-18 Special speed limits for bridges--Posting signs--Violation of posted speed limit as misdem...
Special speed limits for bridges--Posting signs--Violation of posted speed limit
as misdemeanor--Established speed as conclusive maximum safe speed.
commission upon request from any local authorities shall, or upon its own initiative may, conduct
an investigation of any public bridge, causeway, or viaduct, and if it finds that such structure cannot
with safety to itself withstand vehicles traveling at the speed otherwise permissible under this
chapter, the commission shall determine and declare the maximum speed of vehicles which such
structure can withstand and shall cause or permit suitable signs stating such maximum speed to be
erected and maintained before each end of such structure. Violating such posted speed limits is a
Class 2 misdemeanor.
The findings and determination of the commission shall be conclusive evidence of the maximum
speed which can with safety to any such structure be maintained thereon.
Source: SDC 1939, § 44.0307; SL 1980, ch 211, § 8; SL 1989, ch 255, § 234.