Iowa DOT News

Railroad repairs to close U.S. 18, west of Hull, August 24-26

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – August 19, 2020 – Track repairs to the BNSF Railroad Co.’s crossing on U.S. 18, west of Hull, will require an emergency road closure on U.S. 18 beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, August 24, until 6 p.m. Wednesday, August 26, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s District 3 Office.

While the crossing is closed, traffic will be detoured on Sioux County roads K-42 and B-30.

The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey 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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