Iowa DOT News Release

Lane restrictions begin Monday on U.S. 18 in Cerro Gordo County

Posted on: March 31, 2010

BRITT, Iowa – March 31, 2010 – Concrete paving work on U.S. 18 near Cerro Gordo County Road S-56 will cause lane restrictions beginning April 5, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Britt construction office.


Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction southeast of Mason City until early August.


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: Roy Gelhaus at 641-843-3881 or



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