Iowa DOT News Release

Plymouth County Road C-44 at U.S. 75 in Merrill to close Aug. 21 for pavement replacement work #iatraffic

Posted on: August 14, 2013

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Aug. 14, 2013 – Pavement replacement work will require closing Plymouth County Road C-44/Main Street west of U.S. 75 in Merrill beginning Wednesday, Aug. 21, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Sioux City construction office.

The closure of Plymouth County Road C-44 is expected to last for three weeks. Motorists are encouraged to follow the signed detour routes.

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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