Iowa DOT News Release

Warren County parking only rest area set to reopen April 13

Posted on: April 06, 2021

AMES, Iowa – April 6, 2021 – The parking-only rest area on southbound Interstate 35 in Warren County near Saint Charles is set to reopen Tuesday, April 13 at 9 a.m.

The rest area had been closed over the winter months due to safety concerns of larger vehicles navigating the sloped entrance and exits to the area.


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