Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa DOT Forces Remain on Duty Overnight #iatraffic

Posted on: February 21, 2013

AMES, Iowa – Feb. 21, 2013 – 9 p.m. – As moderate to heavy snow falls over the majority of the state overnight, Iowa Department of Transportation crews will continue working to maintain the state’s highways, as necessary.

This will be the final news release of the day, but Iowa DOT staff will continue to monitor social media through the night. Public information via news releases will resume in the morning or if significant changes occur.

Thank you to the thousands of Iowa DOT Facebook and Twitter followers who have commented, reposted and retweeted information throughout this winter storm. Your assistance in increasing awareness of conditions on the state’s roadways is appreciated.

For traveler information anytime, visit, call 511 (within Iowa) or 800-288-1047 (nationwide). Follow the Iowa DOT on Twitter @iowadot or @statewideia511. When posting, use hashtag #iatraffic to join the conversation.



Iowa highway in the evening