Iowa DOT News Release



Lane closures on westbound U.S. 20 bridge over Black Hawk Creek west of U.S. 63 in Black Hawk County to begin Monday, July 18

Posted on: July 11, 2022

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa – July 11, 2022 – A bridge deck joint repair project on the westbound U.S. 20 bridge over Black Hawk Creek 0.7 miles west of U.S. 63 in Black Hawk County will require reducing traffic to one lane using temporary barrier rail in the work zone beginning on Monday, July 18, until early September, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s New Hampton construction office.

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. 

For more information about this and other Iowa DOT construction projects in Black Hawk and Bremer counties, follow the Black Hawk and Bremer County Construction Facebook page at www.facebook.com/BlackHawkBremerCo#!BlackHawkBremerCo.

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