USDA ReConnect Grant

Delivering High-Speed Broadband To The Black Hills

The Project:

State-of-the-art, fiber internet is coming to three communities in the Black Hills, thanks to two multi-million dollar federal grants and a significant investment from SDN Communications.

See the map below for the approved routes (blue and red lines) and subscribe to our ReConnect Newsletter to receive updates on the project.

The Process:

  • Underway: Working with the Black Hills National Forest, State of South Dakota, Lawrence and Pennington Counties on the required permits
  • 2021: Begin fiber construction when the necessary permits are approved
  • Completion Goal: End of 2023
  • 2019 ReConnect Grant - USDA's Project Deadline: May 11, 2025
  • 2020 ReConnect Grant - USDA's Project Deadline: October 15, 2026

NEWSLETTER SUBSCRIPTION

2020 ReConnect Fiber Award Map

85 Miles of Fiber

2019 ReConnect Investment:

  • $3.3 million - USDA
  • $1.1 million - SDN Communications

2020 ReConnect Investment:

  • $6 million - USDA
  • $2 million - SDN Communications

Total Investment: $12.4 million

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