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District 5-Southeast

Update: Iowa 92 between U.S. 218/Iowa 27 near Ainsworth and Louisa County Road X-17 in Louisa County to close on Monday, March 18

March 11, 2024

FAIRFIELD, Iowa – March 11, 2024 – If you travel on Iowa 92 between U.S. 218/Iowa 27 and Louisa County Road X-17 you need to be aware of an upcoming road construction project that may impact your trip. Beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, March 18 until late October, weather permitting, Iowa 92 will be closed so crews can grade the roadway in preparation for concrete pavement. While the roadway is closed, you will follow marked detour routes using U.S....

Iowa 92 between U.S. 218/Iowa 27 near Ainsworth and Iowa 70 near Columbus Junction to close on Monday, March 18

March 11, 2024

FAIRFIELD, Iowa – March 11, 2024 – If you travel on Iowa 92 between U.S. 218/Iowa 27 and Iowa 70 you need to be aware of an upcoming road construction project that may impact your trip. Beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, March 18 until late October, weather permitting, Iowa 92 will be closed so crews can grade the roadway in preparation for concrete pavement. While the roadway is closed, you will follow marked detour routes using U.S. 218/Iowa 27...

Road construction on Iowa 1/Iowa 78 in Washington County begins on Wednesday, March 20

March 8, 2024

FAIRFIELD, Iowa – March 8, 2024 – If you travel on Iowa 1/Iowa 78 in Washington County you need to be aware of an upcoming road construction project that may slow down your trip. Beginning on Wednesday, March 20 until late August, weather permitting, Iowa 1/Iowa 78 from the entrance to Lake Darling to the west side of Brighton will be closed so crews can replace a culvert and reconstruct the road. While the roadway is closed, you will follow...

Update: Iowa 5 north of Centerville will be open to traffic on Thursday, Oct. 12

October 4, 2023

CHARITON, Iowa – Oct. 4, 2023 – If you are driving on Iowa 5 near Centerville you need to be aware of a bridge replacement project over Cooper Creek that may slow down your trip. You will be able to use the Iowa 5 bridge over Cooper Creek starting at the end of the day on Thursday, Oct. 12, weather permitting. While the roadway is closed, you will follow a marked detour route using Iowa 2, and Appanoose County roads...

Update: Iowa 5 north of Centerville will be open to traffic on Thursday, Oct. 12

October 4, 2023

CHARITON, Iowa – Oct. 4, 2023 – If you are driving on Iowa 5 near Centerville you need to be aware of a bridge replacement project over Cooper Creek that may slow down your trip. You will be able to use the Iowa 5 bridge over Cooper Creek starting at the end of the day on Thursday, Oct. 12, weather permitting. While the roadway is closed, you will follow a marked detour route using Iowa 2, and Appanoose County roads...

Iowa 14 at the BNSF crossing in Knoxville to close on Monday, Oct. 9

October 2, 2023

FAIRFIELD, Iowa – Oct. 2, 2023 – If you travel on Iowa 14 in Knoxville you need to be aware of an upcoming railroad crossing repair project that may slow down your trip. At 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 9 until Saturday, Oct. 14, weather permitting, construction crews will close the roadway so they can make repairs to the BNSF railroad crossing on Iowa 14. While work is taking place you will follow a marked detour route by using Iowa 92,...

Closure of Iowa 5 north of Centerville scheduled for Monday, Sept. 18

September 8, 2023

CHARITON, Iowa – Sept. 8, 2023 – If you are driving on Iowa 5 near Centerville on Monday, Sept. 18, you will need to be aware of a bridge replacement project over Cooper Creek that may slow down your trip. Construction crews will need to close Iowa 5, about 1.5 miles north of Iowa 2, starting at 7 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 18 until Friday, Oct. 6, weather permitting. While the roadway is closed, you will follow a marked detour...

Update: Road closure on Iowa 92 in Oskaloosa is now scheduled for Monday, Sept. 18

September 6, 2023

CHARITON, Iowa – Sept. 6, 2023 – If you are driving on Iowa 92 in Oskaloosa on Monday, Sept. 18, you will need to be aware of a hot-mix asphalt patching project that may slow down your trip. Construction crews will need to close Iowa 92 from E Street to G Street in Oskaloosa from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., weather permitting. While the roadway is closed, you will follow a marked detour route using Iowa 163, U.S. 63, and...

Road closure on Iowa 92 in Oskaloosa on Monday, Sept. 11

August 31, 2023

CHARITON, Iowa – Aug. 31, 2023 – If you are driving on Iowa 92 in Oskaloosa on Monday, Sept. 11, you will need to be aware of a hot-mix asphalt patching project that may slow down your trip. Construction crews will need to close Iowa 92 from E Street to G Street in Oskaloosa from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., weather permitting. While the roadway is closed, you will follow a marked detour route using Iowa 163, U.S. 63, and...

Temporary closure of Iowa 78 near Winfield in Henry County begins on Monday, Aug. 14

August 11, 2023

FAIRFIELD, Iowa – Aug. 11, 2023 – If you travel on Iowa 78 in Henry County you need to be aware of an upcoming road construction project that may slow down your trip. Beginning on Monday, Aug. 14 until early September, weather permitting, Iowa 78, between U.S. 218 and the junction of Iowa 78 and Henry County Road H-18, will be closed so crews can resurface the Iowa 78 roadway. While crews work on this phase of the Iowa 78,...

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