AMES, 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 Mason City.
The 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.
For images and additional details on the automatic interstate closure gates go to http://www.iowadot.gov/maintenance/index.html.
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