Iowa DOT News Release



Iowa 12 north of Akron in Plymouth County to close Monday, April 5 for bridge replacement

Posted on: March 31, 2021

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – March 31, 2021 – A project to replace the bridge on Iowa 12 north of Akron over Indian Creek in Plymouth County will require closing the roadway to traffic beginning Monday, April 5, until Sept. 30, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s District 3 Office.

During this project, motorists will be detoured around the work zone using Plymouth County roads C-12, K-18, C-16. Dixon Construction of Correctionville was awarded the $2 million contract.

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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Contact: Dakin Schultz at 712-274-5837 or dakin.schultz@iowadot.us


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