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Construction Projects on I-35 in Warren County Begin Monday #iatraffic

April 12, 2013

CHARITON, Iowa – April 12, 2013 – Construction on the southbound I-35 bridge over the North River, 4 miles north of the Iowa 92/I-35 interchange, will require temporary lane closures beginning Monday, April 15, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Chariton construction office. Traffic will be maintained using the existing north- and southbound lanes. This project is expected to be completed by late fall 2013.

Three other road construction projects in Warren County are also scheduled for 2013.

  • The project to relocate 15th Avenue, located east of the I-35/Warren County Road G-14 interchange at Cumming, will begin Monday, April 15. Construction workers will be closing 15th Avenue from one-half mile south of Warren County Road G-14 to Coolidge Street. This project is expected to be completed by late fall.
  • Grading for the future replacement of the southbound I-35 bridge over Badger Creek, 1.9 miles south of the I-35/Warren County Road G-14 interchange at Cumming, will begin Monday. The project will be completed during the 2014 construction season.
  • The Adams Street bridge, just north of the Cumming interchange, will be removed later in the 2013 construction season during nighttime hours. Traffic on I-35 will be detoured around the work zone using Iowa 28 (exit 56) near Bevington and Iowa 5 (exit 68) near West Des Moines when this project is in progress.

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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Contact: Scott Sommers at 641-774-5056 or scott.sommers@dot.iowa.gov

 

 

 


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