Iowa DOT News Release

Entrance ramp to southbound I-35 at Corporate Woods Drive in Ankeny to close Monday, May 17

Posted on: May 14, 2021

GRIMES, Iowa – May 14, 2021 – Bridge repairs on southbound Interstate 35 just south of Corporate Woods Drive in Ankeny will require closing the entrance ramp from Corporate Woods Drive to southbound I-35 beginning on Monday morning, May 17, until Monday, June 14, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Grimes construction office.

Motorists will follow a marked detour route during this closure (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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