CRESTON, Iowa – March 31, 2022 – A project to remove the bridge deck, beams, and piers from the old Ashworth Road bridge over Interstate 80 in West Des Moines requires closure of the east- and westbound lanes of I-80 between Grand Prairie Parkway (exit 118) and Jordan Creek Parkway (exit 121) overnight for five nights beginning on Monday, April 4, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Creston construction office.
Monday, April 4 closures:
Tuesday, April 5 closures:
Wednesday, April 6 closures:
Thursday, April 7 closures:
Sunday, April 10 closures:
During these closures, traffic will follow a marked detour route using Grand Prairie Parkway, University Avenue, and Jordan Creek Parkway.
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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