CHEROKEE, Iowa – June 18, 2014 – Construction work on U.S. 20 from east of Moville to Woodbury County Road L-25 will begin Monday, June 23, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Cherokee construction office.
The $11.9 million grading and structures contract was awarded to C.J. Moyna and Sons Inc. of Elkader. The grading project is anticipated to be completed in late 2015 and the completion of the four-lane roadway through Correctionville is scheduled for completion in late 2018.
Motorists should pay special attention to the signs directing traffic through the construction zone.
Iowa DOT’s construction project website, www.iowadot.gov/travel.html#/highwayconstruction, includes more complete information on major construction projects that will affect travelers across Iowa this construction season, including specific project details, project detours and traffic impacts, costs, schedules, construction updates, contact information, and an interactive map that includes current projects on Iowa’s interstate and state highways.
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 the latest traveler information anytime, visit www.511ia.org; call 511 (within Iowa) or 800-288-1047 (nationwide); stay connected with 511 on Facebook or Twitter (find links at www.iowadot.com/511/socialmedia.html); or download the free app to your mobile device.
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