Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa DOT to Close I-35 in Warren County Aug. 6, 7 and 8 for Nighttime Construction #iatraffic

Posted on: July 29, 2013

CHARITON, Iowa – July 29, 2013 – Removal of the Adams Street bridge over Interstate 35 in Warren County will require closing the north- and southbound lanes between Iowa 5 (exit 68 near Cumming) and Iowa 92 (exit 56 near Bevington) from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 6, 7 and 8, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Chariton construction office.

Southbound I-35 traffic will be detoured east on Iowa 5 at exit 68, south on Iowa 28, and then west on Iowa 92 to I-35.

Northbound traffic will be detoured east on Iowa 92 at exit 56, north on Iowa 28, and then west on Iowa 5 to I-35.

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.

For traveler information anytime, visit; call 511 (within Iowa) or 800-288-1047 (nationwide); stay connected with 511 on Facebook or Twitter (find links at; or download the free app to your mobile device.


Contact: Scott Sommers at 641-774-5056 or


Iowa highway in the evening