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Intermittent lane closures on the southbound lanes of U.S. 63 in Chickasaw County begin on Monday, June 12

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa – May 25, 2023 – Motorists who travel on the southbound lanes of U.S. 63 in Chickasaw County from near the Bremer County line to Iowa 346 need to be aware of an asphalt resurfacing project that may slow down their trip.  

Beginning on Monday, June 12, until mid-July, weather permitting, crews will begin work on asphalt resurfacing of the roadway. This work will require intermittent lane closures. Flaggers will be in place to assist motorists along the affected side roads within the work zone.

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 Ron Loecher, New Hampton construction office, at 641-394-3161 or [email protected]


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