Iowa DOT News Release

Lane closures on the U.S. 34 bridge over the Nishnabotna River west of Red Oak begin Tuesday, Sept. 6

Posted on: September 01, 2022

CRESTON, Iowa – Sept 1, 2022 – Painting of the U.S. 34 bridge over the Nishnabotna River west of Red Oak will require lane closures beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 6, until early October, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Creston construction office. Traffic signals will be in place to direct traffic through the work zone.

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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