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Lane closures on the Iowa 9/Wisconsin 82 bridge over the Mississippi River near Lansing begin on Tuesday, Aug. 22

August 16, 2023

MASON CITY, Iowa – Aug. 16, 2023 – If you travel on the Iowa 9/Wisconsin 82 bridge over the Mississippi River near Lansing you need to be aware of lane closures on the bridge scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday Aug. 22, 23, and 24, weather permitting, to allow crews to install bridge monitoring equipment. While work is being done you will be assisted through the work zone with flaggers. A lane-width restriction of...

Traffic is shifting at Iowa 27/58 and Ridgeway Road in Cedar Falls starting Monday, Aug. 7

July 28, 2023

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa – July 28, 2023 – If you are traveling near the intersection of Ridgeway Avenue and Iowa 27/58 in Cedar Falls, a traffic shift might impact your travel starting Monday, Aug. 7. The second phase of reconstruction of the Iowa 27/58 intersection at Ridgeway Avenue is set to begin Monday, Aug. 7. You’ll be able to enter westbound U.S. 20 at this intersection, but not eastbound U.S. 20. An overall detour route has been established utilizing Viking...

U.S. 18/U.S. 218 road closures near Floyd on Thursday, July 20

July 18, 2023

MASON CITY, Iowa – July 18, 2023 – If you are driving on U.S. 18/U.S. 218 near Floyd on Thursday, July 20, you need to be aware of an eight-hour road closure to allow crews to repair gravel shoulders that were damaged by recent heavy rain events. Road closures that could affect your trip include: Eastbound U.S. 18 Closed and detoured at Floyd County Road T-38 Westbound U.S. 18/northbound U.S. 218 Closed and detoured at Iowa 14 (exit 214) Southbound...

Intermittent closures of U.S. 218 near Floyd on Monday and Tuesday nights, July 17, and July 18

July 13, 2023

MASON CITY, Iowa – July 13, 2023 – If you are driving on U.S. 18, U.S. 218, and Floyd County Road T-44 near Floyd from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, July 17, and July 18, you need to be aware of intermittent road closures on U.S. 218 near Floyd that may slow down your trip (see map) Construction crews need to place bridge beams above U.S. 218. Each beam will require closing the roadway for up...

U.S. 18/U.S. 218 road closures near Floyd on Tuesday, July 11

July 10, 2023

MASON CITY, Iowa – July 10, 2023 – If you are driving on U.S. 18/U.S. 218 near Floyd on Tuesday, July 11, you need to be aware of an eight-hour road closure to allow crews to repair some damaged shoulders and replace some traffic control devices. Road closures that could affect your trip include: Eastbound U.S. 18 Closed at Floyd County Road T-38 Westbound U.S. 18/northbound U.S. 218 Closed at Iowa 14 (exit 214) Southbound U.S. 218 Detoured using Floyd...

Iowa 9 near Fertile to close on Monday, July 10

July 3, 2023

MASON CITY, Iowa – July 3, 2023 – If you are driving on Iowa 9 in Worth County near Fertile in the coming weeks, you’ll notice a detour for construction work along the route. Beginning on Monday, July 10 until November 2023, weather permitting, construction crews will start the process of removing an existing bridge over Beaver Creek and replacing it with a new concrete box culvert under the roadway. Crews will need to close Iowa 9 approximately 0.5 miles...

Iowa 15 south of Kossuth County Road B-19 to close on Monday, June 12

June 6, 2023

MASON CITY, Iowa – June 6, 2023 – If you are driving on Iowa 15 in Kossuth County near Fenton in the coming weeks, you’ll notice a detour for some construction work along the route. Beginning on Monday, June 12 until October 2023, weather permitting, construction crews will start the process of removing an existing bridge over Lott’s Creek and replace it with a new concrete box culvert under the roadway. Crews will need to close Iowa 15 approximately 0.4...

Lane closures on Iowa 76 north of Waukon in Allamakee County begin on Monday, June 12

June 5, 2023

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa – June 5, 2023 – Motorists who travel over the three Iowa 76 bridges north of Waukon need to be aware of a bridge deck joint replacement project requiring lane closures that may slow down their trip. Beginning on Monday, June 12, until late August, weather permitting, crews will work on the Iowa 76 bridges over the Upper Iowa River, Bear Creek, and Waterloo Creek. Only one bridge location will be worked on at a time. Motorists...

Northbound Iowa 58 exit ramp to westbound Iowa 57 near the U.S. 218 and Iowa 27 interchange in Black Hawk County will be closed until early August

June 5, 2023

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa – June 5, 2023 – Motorists traveling in the northbound lanes on U.S. 218 just 0.6 miles south of the Iowa 27 interchange in Black Hawk County need to be aware of the closure of the northbound Iowa 58 exit ramp to westbound Iowa 57 so crews can continue work on a pavement replacement project. While these ramps are closed motorists will be detoured around the closure by using the ramps at the U.S. 218/Lone Tree Road...

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

May 25, 2023

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...

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