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Message Monday - Take the high road. Move over or slow down

Monday, July 16, 2018

It’s never wrong to do the right thing. As you’ve hopefully heard by now, Iowa law was expanded July 1 to require every driver to move over or slow down whenever you approach a parked vehicle displaying flashing lights. That means if you see law enforcement, maintenance crews, utility workers, or just someone with a flat tire who has emergency flashers on, you need to move over if possible or slow down to a speed where you can safely pass...

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UPDATE: Road closure on Iowa 78 near Winfield in Henry County scheduled for Wednesday, July 18

Monday, July 16, 2018

MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa – July 16, 2018 – Road construction work on Iowa 78 between Penn Avenue and Quaker Avenue near Winfield will require closing the road to traffic beginning this Wednesday, July 18, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Mount Pleasant construction office. The closure had to be postponed earlier due to wet conditions. Once the project is in place, motorists will be directed around the work zone using a signed detour route. Motorists traveling east...

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