Iowa DOT News Release

Closure of I-29 at exit 134/Salix interchange scheduled to begin April 4 #iatraffic

Posted on: March 30, 2016

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – March 30, 2016 – Bridge removal work at exit 134/Salix interchange requires closures of south- and northbound lanes of Interstate 29 from 8 a.m. Monday, April 4, until 5 p.m. Thursday, April 7, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Sioux City construction office.

I-29 traffic will be detoured onto the I-29 off-ramps at exit 134, and then onto the I-29 on-ramps. Motorists are encouraged to follow the signed detour routes.

The bridge removal is part of the exit 134/Salix interchange replacement project. The $16.2 million contract was awarded to Godbersen-Smith Construction Inc. of Ida Grove.

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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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