DES MOINES, Iowa – Oct. 16, 2014 – A bridge construction project on Interstate 235 between 60th Street (exit 122) and I-235/I-35/I-80 (exit 123) in West Des Moines will require lane and ramp closures for three more weekends beginning Friday, Oct. 17, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Des Moines construction office.
This weekend, the closures will begin at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, and will be in place until 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 20. I-235 will be reduced to one lane in the eastbound direction over I-35 at the west mixmaster in West Des Moines.
Oct. 17-20 traffic impacts
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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