Iowa DOT News Release

Bridge Construction Work on I-80 Over Indian Creek East of Walnut Continues #iatraffic

Posted on: April 26, 2013

CRESTON, Iowa – April 25, 2013 – Bridge construction work continues on eastbound Interstate 80 over the Indian Creek between Pottawattamie County Road M-47 (exit 46) and Cass County Road M-56 (exit 51) 2 miles east of Walnut, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Creston construction office.

Starting Wednesday, May 1, traffic will be operating in a two-lane, two-way traffic pattern in the westbound lanes of I-80 in the work zone. The open lanes will have a 12-foot-6-inch width lane restriction in place.

This project is expected to be completed by Aug. 15.

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.

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