Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa 1 now open between Solon and Mount Vernon

Posted on: July 30, 2008

MANCHESTER, Iowa – July 30, 2008 – An emergency repair project to grade and replace pavement on Iowa 1 between Solon and Mount Vernon is complete and the road is now open, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Manchester construction office.

Traffic on Iowa 1 has been detoured because the roadway was severely damaged during last month’s flooding from the Cedar River.


Contact: Carey Lewis, Manchester construction, at 800-262-5146 or e-mail

Iowa highway in the evening