Iowa DOT News Release

Nighttime closures of I-35 between U.S. 30 near Ames and Iowa 210 near Huxley begin April 11 #iatraffic

Posted on: April 05, 2017

JEFFERSON, Iowa – April 5, 2017 – Removal of bridge beams from an overhead bridge just south of the Interstate 35/U.S. 30 interchange near Ames will require closing the roadway to traffic between U.S. 30 (exit 111) near Ames and Iowa 210 (exit 102) near Huxley, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Jefferson construction office. 

11 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, until 5 a.m. Wednesday, April 12

  • Southbound I-35: Motorists will exit at U.S. 30 (exit 111), travel west to U.S. 69, travel south on U.S. 69 to Iowa 210, and then travel east to southbound I-35 (see map).

11 p.m. Thursday, April 13, until 5 a.m. Friday, April 14

  • Northbound I-35: Motorists will exit at Iowa 210 (exit 102), travel west to U.S. 69, then go north on U.S. 69 to eastbound U.S. 30, and then travel east to northbound I-35 (see map).

The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey the 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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