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Snow creating hazardous driving conditions in Northwest Iowa for morning commute #IATRAFFIC

AMES, Iowa – MARCH 24, 2016 – Heavy snow overnight in northwest Iowa has made travel conditions difficult and will continue through the morning commute. Travel is not advised on many roadways around and to the north and east of Sioux City, including Interstate 29 north of the city. Some areas are impassible due to disabled vehicles.

Motorists are urged to evaluate the need to travel in extreme conditions. If you must travel, be sure to monitor road conditions and Iowa DOT snow plow locations by using the winter driving resources listed under the travel section of the Iowa DOT website,

If you must travel to a bordering state you are reminded to check their traveler resources as well. A link to these pages is available at


For media access to an Iowa DOT Highway Division spokesperson during this winter event, call 515-233-7960.


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