Iowa – Oct. 9, 2013 – Minor traffic delays may be encountered on southbound
Interstate 35 at exit 194 and westbound U.S. 18/Iowa 27 (Avenue of the Saints)
at the U.S. 65 interchange while Iowa Department of Transportation maintenance
staff, in conjunction with the Iowa State Patrol, test the automatic gate
closures Monday, Oct. 14, according to the Iowa DOT’s District 2 Office in
interstate may be closed in this area for up to an hour. Traffic will be routed
around the closure using the ramp system in the area.
- I-35 automatic gate closures at
exit 194: The testing will begin at approximately 9:30 a.m. Traffic in the southbound lanes
will be detoured onto the 194 off-ramp, then right back to the on-ramp,
and then back to interstate.
- U.S. 18 automatic gate closures at exit 186: The
testing is expected to start at 10 a.m. Westbound U.S. 18 traffic will be
detoured at the exit 186 off-ramp, and then right back onto U.S. 18 via
images and additional details on the automatic interstate closure gates go to http://www.iowadot.gov/maintenance/index.html.
Pete Hjelmstad at 641-422-9459 or firstname.lastname@example.org