Iowa DOT News Release

Bridge deck overlay to restrict Iowa 14 beginning Aug. 31

Posted on: August 27, 2009

DES MOINES, Iowa – Aug. 27, 2009 – A bridge deck overlay on Iowa 14 north of Monroe will restrict the roadway to one lane beginning Monday, Aug. 31, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Des Moines construction office.

The bridge, located 5.5 miles north of Monroe on Iowa 14, will be restricted to one lane until the first week of November. Traffic will be assisted through the work area by temporary traffic signals.

The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey posted speed limit and other signs in the work area, and be aware that traffic fines for moving violations are at least double in work zones. As in all work zones, drivers should stay alert, allow ample space between vehicles and wear seat belts.


Contact: Greg Mulder at 515-261-9500 or

Iowa highway in the evening