Iowa DOT News Release



Westbound Iowa 92 bridge near Bevington now closed #iatraffic

Posted on: July 29, 2014

CHARITON, Iowa – July 29, 2014 – Bridge construction work required closing the westbound Iowa 92 bridge between Madison/Warren County Road R-35 and Iowa 28 near Bevington on Tuesday, July 29, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Chariton construction office.  

During this road construction project, traffic is being maintained with one lane in each direction on the eastbound bridge. There is a 156,000 pound weight restriction in the open lanes and an axle weight limit of 20,000 pounds.

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. This site includes 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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Contact: Scott Sommers at 641-774-5056 or scott.sommers@dot.iowa.gov

 

 


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