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Working together during tough conditions to make travel safer

Friday, November 16, 2018

Responding to a traffic crash is never fun and can often be one of the most dangerous tasks asked of emergency response professionals including Iowa Department of Transportation field staff. To improve traveler and responder safety and to keep traffic moving as smoothly as possible during an incident, emergency response professionals from all over Iowa are training together to improve traffic incident management, often called TIM. New pink and black warning signs are being used to catch motorist’s attention of...

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U.S.  63 to reopen to traffic in Waterloo on Monday

Friday, November 16, 2018

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa – Nov. 16, 2018 – As part of the two-year U.S. 63 reconstruction from Jefferson to Franklin streets in Waterloo, traffic switches will occur beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s New Hampton construction office. The northbound lanes of U.S. 63 from Jefferson to Franklin streets will be reopened. A section of Franklin Street, which has been closed for reconstruction at the intersection with northbound U.S. 63, will...

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