FAIRFIELD, Iowa – Aug. 17, 2021 – Replacement of the Iowa 2 bridge over Sugar Creek, 1.5 miles west of Donnellson in Lee County, will require closing the roadway to traffic beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, Aug. 23, until mid-November, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Fairfield construction office.
Motorists will be detoured around the work zone with a marked detour using Iowa 2, Lee County roads W-46 and J-40, and U.S. 218.
NOTE: The Iowa 2 bridge over Lick Creek, 3.9 miles east of Farmington, is expected to be opened to traffic on Monday, Aug. 23.
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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