Iowa DOT News

Iowa 117/North Walnut Street in Colfax to temporarily close Sunday, April 10

AMES, Iowa – April 6, 2022 – Demolition and removal of an old building at 114 Iowa 117/North Walnut Street in Colfax will require temporarily closing the roadway to traffic from Front Street to Division Street beginning on Sunday, April 10 until mid-May, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s District 1 office. Motorists will be directed onto a signed detour on Interstate 80 and within Colfax during this closure.

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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