Iowa DOT News Release



Bridge closure on Muscatine County Road X-54 over Sugar Creek begins Tuesday, July 5

Posted on: June 24, 2022

FAIRFIELD, Iowa – June 24, 2022 – Bridge deck overlay work on the existing bridge over Sugar Creek on Muscatine County Road X-54 at the junction with U.S. 6 will require closing the roadway and bridge to traffic beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, July 5, until mid-August, weather depending, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Mount Pleasant construction office.

During construction, through traffic will be detoured using Muscatine County Road X-54/Moscow Road (south and north), Muscatine County Road F-70/155th Street (east and west) to Iowa 38 (south and north). Local traffic will have access to Muscatine County Road X-54 except for the lanes crossing the bridge over Sugar Creek during the bridge closure. U.S. 6 will be open to traffic (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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Contact: Darrick Bielser at 641-469-4062 or darrick.bielser@iowadot.us


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