Iowa DOT News Release



Neal Smith Trail at the I-35/80 bridge over the Des Moines River to close Sept. 9  

Posted on: August 28, 2019

GRIMES, Iowa – Aug. 28, 2019 – Work to repair and widen the Interstate 35/80 bridge over the Des Moines River will require detouring trail users of the Neal Smith Trail for their safety on a signed detour (see map) beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, Sept. 9, until summer 2021, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Grimes construction office.

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Contact: Brian Meyer at 515-986-2863 or brian.r.meyer@iowadot.us

 


Iowa highway in the evening