Iowa DOT News Release



Iowa 28 between Railroad Avenue and Lincoln Street in West Des Moines to close July 28 for railroad crossing repairs #iatraffic

Posted on: July 23, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa – July 23, 2014 – Railroad crossing repairs on Iowa 28 just south of Railroad Avenue will require closing Iowa 28 between Railroad Avenue and Lincoln Street in West Des Moines beginning  at 5 a.m. Monday, July 28, until Monday, Aug. 11, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s District 1 Office in Ames.

Motorists should follow the marked detour routes (Railroad Avenue, South 11th Street, and Lincoln Street) during this closure.

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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Contact: Jesse Tibodeau, Iowa DOT’s District 1 construction engineer, at 515-239-1635 or jesse.tibodeau@dot.iowa.gov

 


Iowa highway in the evening