Iowa DOT News Release

Update: Lane shifts on U.S. 75 between Sioux City and Hinton begin April 1

Posted on: March 18, 2019

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – March 18, 2019 – Reconstruction work on U.S. 75 between Plymouth County Road C-80 near Sioux City, and Plymouth County Road C-60 near Hinton, requires shifting traffic into a head-to-head pattern in the southbound lanes to accommodate reconstruction of the northbound lanes beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, April 1, until Thursday, Oct. 3, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s District 3 Office.

Left turns will be prohibited through the work zone during the construction. Peterson Contractors, Inc. was awarded the $8.8 million contract for this project.

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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