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 a multi-million dollar federal grant and a significant investment from SDN Communications.

See the map below for the approved routes (blue 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
  • USDA's Project Deadline: May 11, 2025.


2019 ReConnect Fiber Award Map

45 Miles of Fiber

Investment: $4.4 million

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

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