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Lane closures on U.S. 71 in Okoboji at Stakeout Road scheduled for Monday, March 4

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Feb. 29, 2024 – If you’re traveling on U.S. 71 in Okoboji on Monday, March 4 you need to be aware of lane closures that may slow down your trip.

Crews will reduce U.S. 71 to one lane in each direction at Stakeout Road in Okoboji to complete roadwork in preparation of Stage 3 reconstruction. The lane closures should be removed by 6 p.m. on Monday, March 4, weather permitting.

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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