Iowa DOT News Release

Bridge Construction on I-80 Over Indian Creek East of Walnut Begins April 8 #iatraffic

Posted on: April 03, 2013

CRESTON, Iowa – April 3, 2013 – Bridge construction work on eastbound Interstate 80 over Indian Creek between Pottawattamie County Road M-47 (exit 46) and Cass County Road M-56 (exit 51) 2 miles east of Walnut will begin Monday, April 8, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Creston construction office.

During this project traffic will be operating in a two-lane, two-way traffic pattern in the westbound lanes of I-80 in order to get over the bridge. The open lanes will have a 16-foot width lane restriction in place.

This project is expected to be completed by late July.

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.

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