NEW HAMPTON, Iowa – June 25, 2010 – Road construction work on Iowa 57 between Iowa 14 near Parkersburg and Butler County Road T-55 near New Hartford will require a temporary lane closure beginning Monday, June 28, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) New Hampton construction office.
The roadway will be reduced to one lane during this project. A pilot car and flaggers will assist motorists through the work zone. This project is expected to be completed by 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 30.
The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey posted speed limit and other signs in the work area, and be aware that traffic fines for moving violations are at least double in work zones. As in all work zones, drivers should stay alert, allow ample space between vehicles and wear seat belts.
Contact: Ron Loecher at 641-394-3161 or firstname.lastname@example.org