Iowa DOT News Release

Lane and ramp closures scheduled for northbound I-380 near Evansdale tomorrow #iatraffic

Posted on: November 12, 2013

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa – Nov. 12, 2013 – Pavement grinding work on northbound Interstate 380 will require closing the inside lane of I-380 near Evansdale Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s New Hampton construction office.

The northbound I-380 on-ramp at River Forest Road near Evansdale will also be closed for a short time between noon and 3 p.m.

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.

The Iowa DOT has developed a website at to provide ongoing information related to the I-380 revitalization project. The site includes project details, corridor facts, a project timeline, emergency detour routes, and photos of the project area and construction activities. Information about the I-380 project is also available on Facebook at


Contact: Ron Loecher at 641-394-3161 or


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