Iowa DOT News Release

Construction work closes lane of U.S. 63 Thursday

Posted on: July 30, 2008

CHARITON, Iowa – July 30, 2008 – The project to widen U.S. 63 in Davis County will reduce the roadway to one lane tomorrow, July 31, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Chariton construction office.

The roadway will be reduced to one lane at Davis County Road J-15. Flaggers and a pilot car will assist motorists through the work zone.

This portion of the project is expected to be completed in one day, weather permitting.

Use caution in a work zone. Obey all posted signs and flagger instructions. Reduce vehicle speed and distractions while driving. Allow ample space between vehicles and always wear seat belts.


Contact: Scott Sommers at 641-774-5056 or

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