Iowa DOT News Release

UPDATED - Lanes restricted on U.S. 69 in Belmond beginning today

Posted on: July 30, 2008

BRITT, Iowa – July 30, 2008 – Road work on U.S. 69 from the north intersection with Iowa 3 east to before First Street SE in Belmond will close lanes beginning today at 11 a.m., according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Britt construction office.

The hot mix asphalt joint and crack sealing project will require the roadway to be reduced to one lane during operations. Traffic will be assisted with flaggers and a pilot car. The project is expected to be completed either Friday, Aug. 1 or Sat. Aug. 2 (change from earlier release).

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: Roy Gelhaus at 800-373-7344 or

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