Iowa DOT News Release

U.S. 65/Iowa 330 interchange opens today

Posted on: October 19, 2018

AMES, Iowa – Oct. 19, 2018 – The newly constructed diamond interchange connecting Iowa 330 to U.S. 65, Iowa 117 and Jasper County Road F-17 will open this morning at 8 a.m., according to Scott Dockstader, District 1 engineer.

Detours that have been in place during construction will be removed at the time the interchange is opened to traffic.

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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Contact: Scott Dockstader at 515-239-1635 or

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