Iowa DOT News

November 2018

Parking-only rest area in Warren County to close Nov. 19 for the winter

November 7, 2018

AMES, Iowa – Nov. 7, 2018 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is announcing the temporary closure of the undeveloped rest area at milepost 51 on southbound Interstate 35 in Warren County beginning Nov. 19, 2018. The rest area is used mostly by commercial motor carriers. Because the ramp from the rest area to I-35 is on an incline, large vehicles often have trouble getting traction to merge onto I-35 during winter weather, causing a dangerous situation on the roadway....

Logan Avenue at CN rail crossing in Waterloo to close Tuesday, Nov. 6 for replacement

November 2, 2018

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa – Nov. 2, 2018 – As part of the U.S. 63 reconstruction project in Waterloo, Logan Avenue at the CN rail crossing will be closed from 8 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, until late January 2019, for placement and removal of a temporary rail detour, utility work, and installation of a new crossing, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s New Hampton construction office. During construction, motorists will be detoured around the work zone using Logan...


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