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Repairs to bridge approaches will cause daytime closures in Butler County beginning May 9

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa – April 29, 2022 – Bridge approach overlay projects on two bridges in Butler County will cause daytime lane closures beginning May 9, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s New Hampton construction office.

Lanes will be closed on the following bridges from May 9 to May 11, weather permitting.

  • Iowa 14 - 4 miles south of Iowa 3
  • Iowa 188 – just south of Clarksville

When lanes are closed, flaggers and pilot cars will assist motorists through the work zones.

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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