Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa 148 in Anita to close July 10 for repairs #iatraffic

Posted on: July 05, 2017

ANITA, Iowa – July 5, 2017 – In order to make repairs at the railroad crossing on Iowa 148 in Anita, the Iowa Department of Transportation will need to close a portion of Iowa 148 to traffic beginning on Monday, July 10, until Friday, July 14, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s District 4 office.

A detour will be in place using a new city street that was constructed this summer. Motorists traveling south on Iowa 148 will turn onto Linn Street and travel to Truman Road, then turn onto Iowa 148. Motorists traveling north on Iowa 148 will turn onto Truman Road, travel on Truman Road and turn at Linn Street, and then stay on Linn Street until reaching Iowa 148.

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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