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Southbound Interstate 35 at Mills Civic Parkway to be closed until late today

November 01, 2012

DES MOINES, Iowa – Nov. 1, 2012 –  A truck fire on Interstate 35 between exit 70 (Mills Civic Parkway) and exit 69 (Grand Avenue) in West Des Moines has closed both southbound lanes, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s District 1 maintenance office in Grimes.

Smoke from the semi-tractor trailer fire has caused a hazard for travelers. Traffic is being routed off southbound I-35 at Mills Civic Parkway.  The closure is expected to be in place until approximately 5 p.m. this afternoon.

For traveler information anytime, visit www.511ia.org, call 511 (within Iowa) or 800-288-1047 (nationwide). Stay connected with 511 on Facebook or Twitter at www.iowadot.com/511/socialmedia.html.

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Contact: Lance Starbuck at 515-250-3379 or lance.starbuck@dot.iowa.gov

 

 

 


Iowa highway in the evening