Iowa DOT News Release

Closure of the eastbound outside lane of the Gordon Drive Viaduct and southbound to eastbound ramp in Sioux City begins Wednesday, Sept. 7  

Posted on: September 06, 2022

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Sept. 6, 2022 – Bridge pier condition issues will require the closure of the eastbound outside lane of the Gordon Drive Viaduct and eastbound to southbound ramp until a bridge repair project can be completed, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s District 3 Office. 

During this project, eastbound Gordon Drive to southbound Lewis Boulevard traffic will be detoured onto southbound Fairmount Street, to Leech Avenue, and to southbound Lewis Boulevard (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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