Iowa DOT News Release

Bridge over Pease Creek in Ledges State Park near Boone now open

Posted on: November 23, 2011

JEFFERSON, Iowa – Nov. 23, 2011 – The bridge on Oriole Road over Pease Creek located in Ledges State Park near Boone is now open to motorists according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Jefferson construction office. Erosion control and sign installation will be completed as weather permits.

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: Dennis Ward at 515-386-8166 or


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