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Traffic to be stopped intermittently for up to 20 minutes on I-29 near Sergeant Bluff and Sioux City interchanges tonight #iatraffic

July 02, 2014

Sioux City, Iowa – July 2, 2014 – Traffic on north- and southbound Interstate 29 north of the Sergeant Bluff interchange (exit 141) and south of the Floyd Boulevard interchange (exit 147) will be closed between 7:30 p.m. and midnight Wednesday, July 2, to allow for roadway maintenance operations within the existing construction zones, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Sioux City District Office.

Traffic will be stopped for up to 20-minute intervals. Motorists approaching this area should drive with caution and be prepared to stop for traffic backups beyond the limits of the work zone.

Iowa DOT’s construction project website, www.iowadot.gov/travel.html#/highwayconstruction, includes more complete information on major construction projects that will affect travelers across Iowa this construction season. This site includes specific project details, project detours and traffic impacts, costs, schedules, construction updates, contact information, and an interactive map that includes current projects on Iowa’s interstate and state highways. 

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.

For the latest traveler information anytime, visit www.511ia.org; call 511 (within Iowa) or 800-288-1047 (nationwide); stay connected with 511 on Facebook or Twitter (find links at www.iowadot.com/511/socialmedia.html); or download the free ap.

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Contact: Dakin Schultz at 712-276-1451 or Dakin.schultz@dot.iowa.gov


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