Iowa DOT News Release



Lane closure in both directions on I-29 near Sergeant Bluff interchange (exit 141) begin March 30 #iatraffic

Posted on: March 26, 2015

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – March 26, 2015 – Road reconstruction work will require a lane closure in both directions of Interstate 29 from 0.5 mile south to 1 mile north of the Sergeant Bluff interchange (exit 141) beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, March 30, for approximately one week, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Sioux City construction office.

The closures are required to allow the contractor to prepare the work zone for the I-29 southbound reconstruction project.

Godbersen-Smith Construction Co. of Ida Grove was awarded the $9.7 million contract for this project.

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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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 Contact: Dean Herbst at 712-239-1367 or dean.herbst@dot.iowa.gov


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