Iowa DOT News Release

Lane closure on southbound Iowa 165/Abbott Drive in Carter Lake begins Tuesday, Sept. 22

Posted on: September 18, 2020

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – Sept. 18, 2020 – Full-depth patching work on Iowa 165/Abbott Drive in Carter Lake will require closing the southbound right lane to traffic from 7 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23, weather permitting, according to the Council Bluffs garage.

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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