Iowa DOT News Release

Northbound Interstate 35 to reopen at 5 p.m. today

Posted on: February 25, 2019

AMES, Iowa – Feb. 25, 2019 – The Iowa Department of Transportation, in cooperation with the Iowa State Patrol, will be reopening northbound Interstate 35 from exit 111 at Ames north to the Minnesota border at 5 pm. today. Officials in both Iowa and Minnesota are coordinating operations and the opening of I-35 to ensure the safety and mobility of drivers moving between the two states. 

Most areas of the roadway have not been restored to normal winter driving conditions. Please slow down and use safe winter driving skills.

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Iowa highway in the evening