DOT Targets Multiple North Iowa Roads for Patching Projects

About a dozen roads across various north Iowa counties, including Floyd, Chickasaw, Mitchell and Fayette, are targeted for full-depth concrete patchwork starting next Monday.

The Iowa Department of Transportation’s New Hampton construction office says the patching projects will require intermittent lane closures, with pilot cars and flaggers directing traffic through the work zones on two-lane highways and single-lane closures on four-lane highways.

All Work will begin on Monday, April 11, until late May, weather permitting.

Routes affected by construction work include Business U.S. 18 at 18th Street within the city limits of Charles City; sections of U.S. 63 to the south and north of New Hampton; U.S. 218 in Osage from Iowa 9 north to Popular Street; and U.S.18 in Clermont.

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. 

You can see the complete list of routes affected below


Mitchell County

U.S. 218 in Osage from Iowa 9 north to Popular Street

Chickasaw County

U.S. 63 from 300th Street north 3 miles to the U.S. 18/Iowa 346 interchange

U.S. 63 just north of La Salle Avenue

Floyd County

Business U.S. 18 at 18th Street within the city limits of Charles City

Black Hawk County

U.S. 218 from the Lone Tree Road interchange north 13 miles to 238th Street in Bremer County

Iowa 281 2.5 miles north of Black Hawk County Road D-20

Fayette County

U.S.18 within in the city limits of Clermont

Iowa 3 from East Avenue east 7 miles to Belgian Road in Clayton County

Allamakee County

Iowa 9 in the north city limits of Waukon near the airport

Iowa 51 from Quarry Hill Road north 8 miles to Iowa 9

Winneshiek County

U.S. 52 from Iowa 9 north 3.5 miles to Meadowlark Road

Clayton County

U.S. 52 from the south city limits of Guttenberg north to Mozart Street

Bremer County

U.S. 63 from 250th Street north 2 miles to the Iowa 3 interchange


For more information about this and other Iowa DOT construction projects in Black Hawk and Bremer counties, follow the Black Hawk and Bremer County Construction Facebook page at!BlackHawkBremerCo.

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Mark Pitz

News Director/Weekdays 10am to 2pm on 95.9 KCHA
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