Iowa DOT News Release

Utility work restricts traffic on Iowa 38 and Iowa 130 in Tipton

Posted on: January 29, 2009

AMES, Iowa – Jan. 29, 2009 –  Underground utility work will cause lanes of Iowa 38 and Iowa 130 in Tipton to be closed today, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation.

Traffic on Iowa 130 will be restricted to one lane in each direction from the intersection with Iowa 38 to east to Mulberry Street. Traffic on Iowa 38 from 7th to 11th streets will maintained in one lane, alternating directions. Flaggers will be in place at both locations during the project to assist traffic through the work zone.  Oversize loads will not be allowed through either work zone.

The work is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and be completed by 5 p.m. today. 

Use caution when driving through work zones. Follow all posted signs and flagger instructions, allow ample space between vehicles, reduce distractions and wear seat belts.






Iowa highway in the evening