City plans for busy Rally week
Early estimates suggest Sturgis will see up to a million visitors
July 15, 2021
Early estimates suggest that this year’s Sturgis Motorcycle Rally could be a big one, with South Dakota authorities reportedly planning for up to a million visitors across the week. With that in mind, the Sundance City Council spoke with Sheriff Jeff Hodge at last week’s regular meeting about protocols for parking and extra deputies.
In the past, said Mayor Paul Brooks, authority was given to the city’s police chief to be flexible in closing the streets. The city normally starts off by closing 3rd Street and has expanded to Main Street if Burnout Wednesday gets big.
Hodge commented th...