Des Moines' east mixmaster ramps closed overnight Wednesday
DES MOINES, Iowa – March 25, 2009 – Eastbound Interstate 80 (I-80) and the eastbound I-80 ramp to northbound I-35 and the southbound I-35 ramp to eastbound I-80 will be closed overnight Wednesday, March 25 into the early morning Thursday, March 26, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Des Moines construction office.
The closures are set to begin at 11 p.m. Wednesday, with the roadway and ramps reopened by 6 a.m. Thursday. A detour will be in place during the ramp closures.
The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey posted signs in the work area and that traffic fines double in work zones. As in all work zones, drivers should stay alert, obey posted speed limits, allow ample space between vehicles, and wear seat belts.
Contact: Greg Mulder at 515-261-9501 or [email protected]