Iowa DOT News Release

Update: Closure of entrance ramp to southbound I-35 at Corporate Woods Drive in Ankeny postponed

Posted on: May 18, 2021

GRIMES, Iowa – May 18, 2021 – A project to make bridge repairs on southbound Interstate 35 just south of Corporate Woods Drive in Ankeny which requires closing the entrance ramp to southbound I-35 from Corporate Woods Drive has been postponed due to weather and scheduling conflicts, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Grimes construction office.

The updated timeframe for the closures will be communicated as soon as those dates are worked out with the contractor.

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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