Iowa DOT News Release

Westbound I-235 traffic shift over Cummins Parkway scheduled for Friday, Oct. 15

Posted on: October 14, 2021

GRIMES, Iowa – Oct. 14, 2021 – A project to reconstruct the right lane of westbound Interstate 235 over Cummins Parkway at mile marker 4.1 in Polk County requires shifting traffic to the left on the roadway for a short distance from 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, until 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 18, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Grimes construction office.

The off-ramp from westbound I-235 to Iowa 28/63rd Street in Windsor Heights will also be closed for the weekend. Motorists can access Iowa 28/63rd Street by going west on I-235, exit at 73rd Street, and then travel east on I-235.

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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