Iowa DOT News Release



Temporary closure of Iowa 28/63rd Street between Hickman Road and University Avenue in Windsor Heights begins Monday, Aug. 31

Posted on: August 27, 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa – Aug. 27, 2020 – Storm damage cleanup in Windsor Heights requires temporarily closing Iowa 28/63rd Street between Hickman Road and University Avenue to traffic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily beginning Monday, Aug. 31. until Tuesday, Sept. 1, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s District 1 maintenance garage. This two-lane roadway will need to be completely closed so crews can safely remove debris. Only local property owner traffic will be allowed within the work zone.

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.

The latest traveler information is available anytime through our 511 system. Visit 511ia.org; call 511 (within Iowa) or 800-288-1047 (nationwide); stay connected with 511 on Facebook or Twitter (find links at https://iowadot.gov/511/511-social-media-sites); or download the free app to your mobile device.

To receive email or text alerts about traffic incidents, road closures, traffic delays, and other restrictions that affect this highway route or other routes you travel, the Iowa DOT offers the “Your 511” option on 511ia.org. It’s easy to subscribe to Your 511 and sign up to receive the email/text alerts. Visit https://iowadot.gov/511/511-full-feature-website-help/how-to-videos for simple, step-by-step instructions.

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Contact: Eric Lack at 515-250-2182 or eric.lack@iowadot.us


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