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Temporary closure of U.S. 169 at I-80 (exit 110) in De Soto scheduled for Thursday night, Oct. 21

CRESTON, Iowa – Oct. 19, 2021 – A project to repair the beams of the westbound Interstate 80 bridge over U.S. 169 in De Soto requires closure of U.S. 169 from 8 p.m. until midnight on Thursday, Oct. 21, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Creston construction office.

Detour Route:

  • Northbound U.S. 169 traffic will travel east on I-80 to Dallas County Road R-16/Veteran’s Memorial Drive (exit 113), then turn west onto I-80 before exiting onto northbound U.S. 169 (exit 110).
  • Southbound U.S. 169 traffic will travel west on I-80 to Dallas County Road F-90 (exit 100), then turn east on I-80 before exiting onto U.S. 169 (exit 110).

The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to 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, drivers should stay alert, allow ample space between vehicles, and wear seat belts.

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