Iowa DOT News Release



U.S. 65 in Mason City to reopen Wednesday, Oct. 31

Posted on: October 26, 2018

MASON CITY, Iowa – Oct. 26, 2018 – A resurfacing project on U.S. 65 between 6th Street North and 18th Street North in Mason City will be completed and the roadway will reopen to traffic beginning Wednesday, Oct. 31, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Mason City construction office.

The roadway, which was previously four lanes, will now be three lanes.  

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 511ia.org; call 511 (within Iowa) or 800-288-1047 (nationwide); stay connected with 511 on Facebook or Twitter (find links at https://iowadot.gov/511/511-social-media-sites); 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 “Your 511” option on 511ia.org. It’s easy to subscribe to Your 511 and sign up to receive the email/text alerts. Visit https://iowadot.gov/511/511-full-feature-website-help/how-to-videos for simple, step-by-step instructions.

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Contact: Roy Gelhaus at 641-422-9487 or roy.gelhaus@iowadot.us


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