Iowa DOT News

Temporary closure of U.S. 34 near Red Oak on Monday, April 11

CRESTON, Iowa – April 7, 2022 – A project to repair a concrete bridge deck on U.S. 34 between Iowa 48 and Montgomery County Road M-37 near Red Oak requires the closure of U.S. 34 in both directions from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, April 11, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Creston construction office.

During this project, traffic will be detoured around the work zone using Iowa 48, Montgomery County Road H-34/200th Street, and G Avenue (see map).

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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