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Construction crews will begin pavement replacement work on Iowa 9 and Iowa 4 in Estherville on Tuesday, May 30

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – May 16, 2023 – If you travel on Iowa 4 in Estherville you need to be aware of a pavement replacement project that may impact your travel beginning at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, May 30 until Friday, Sept. 1, weather permitting.

While the roadway is closed, drivers on Iowa 4 will be detoured around the work zone using Iowa 9 and North 4th St. and 7th Avenue North.

The contractor will also begin construction activities on Iowa 9 from the west fork of the West Des Moines River west 0.5 miles past the city limits, and Iowa 4 from the railroad overhead south 0.2 miles past the south city limits.

Help keep everyone on the road safer. 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, you should stay alert, allow ample space between vehicles, and wear seat belts. 

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For general information about this project contact Dakin Schultz, District 3 Office, at 712-274-5837 or [email protected]


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