AMES, Iowa – July 29, 2011 – 1 p.m. update – The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) is reporting the southbound lanes of U.S. 151 are now open near Fillmore. The road was closed yesterday due to flash flooding. The northbound lanes are predicted to open later this afternoon.
U.S. 52 between Dubuque County Roads D-10 (near Sageville) and Y-21 (near Rickardsville) is the only remaining closure due to flooding early yesterday in northeast Iowa.
For the latest information on flooded road conditions in Iowa, call 511 or 800-288-1047 (anywhere in the United States); or visit www.511ia.org.
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