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Alternating lane closures on Iowa 22 between Kalona and Wellman begin today

MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa – Sept. 11, 2018 – Road construction work on Iowa 22 between Kalona and Wellman will require alternating lane closures daily from 7:20 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, through Friday, Sept. 14, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Mount Pleasant construction office.

During this project, motorists will be directed around the work zone using flaggers and a pilot car. Motorists should expect delays.

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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