Iowa DOT News Release



Update – Left lane of southbound I-35 between U.S. 30 and Iowa 210 is now open #iatraffic

Posted on: April 27, 2016

AMES, Iowa – April 27, 2016 – The left lane of southbound Interstate 35 between U.S. 30 and Iowa 210 in Story County is now open to traffic, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s District 1 office.

The right lane of southbound I-35 will remain closed for repairs.

The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey the 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.

The latest traveler information is available anytime through our 511 system. 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.gov/511/socialmedia.html); or download the free app to your mobile device.

To receive email or text alerts about traffic incidents, road closures, traffic delays, and other restrictions that affect this highway route or other routes you travel, the Iowa DOT offers the “My Routes” option on 511ia.org. It’s easy to subscribe to My Reports and sign up to receive the email/text alerts. Visit www.iowadot.gov/511/videos.html for simple, step-by-step instructions.

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Contact: Andy Loonan at 515-239-1996 or andy.loonan@dot.iowa.gov



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