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Lane closures on Iowa 150 in Benton and Buchanan counties to begin Wednesday, May 11

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa – May 4, 2022 – A hot-mix asphalt resurfacing and roadway widening project on Iowa 150 from Vinton to Independence in Benton and Buchanan counties will require lane closures beginning Wednesday, May 11, until late June, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s New Hampton construction office. 

Pilot cars and flaggers will be used to direct traffic through the work zone. This work is a continuation of a project that began last year.

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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