Iowa DOT News Release

I-35 ramps at Cerro Gordo County Road B-20 (exit 197) near Clear Lake closed June 4 for pavement resurfacing work

Posted on: June 01, 2018

MASON CITY, Iowa – June 1, 2018 – Pavement resurfacing work on the Interstate 35 on- and off-ramps at Cerro Gordo County Road B-20 (exit 197) near Clear Lake will require closing the ramps to traffic from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday, June 4, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Mason City construction office.

The north- and southbound ramps will not be closed at the same time. If the ramp you want to take is closed, please use the next interchange and drive back to reach Cerro Gordo County Road B-20 (exit 197).

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.

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