Iowa DOT News

U.S. 59 south of Hancock to close Friday, April 30 for culvert replacement

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – April 26, 2021 – A box culvert replacement project on U.S. 59 over the West Nishnabotna River .2 miles south of Pottawattamie County Road G-30 south of  Hancock will require closing the roadway to traffic beginning on Friday, April 30, until June 30, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Council Bluffs construction office.

During this part of the project, motorists will be detoured around the work zone using Pottawattamie County roads G-30, M-47, U.S. 6, and U.S. 59 (see map).

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: Troy Moraine at (712) 366-7442 or [email protected]


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