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Message Monday - I couldn't fasten my seat belt. Then it clicked

Monday, June 18, 2018

Here’s to all the dads out there who think they are very punny, and to the families who love them. Enjoy a few of our favorite transportation-related bad dad jokes. Why do chicken coops only have two doors? Because if they had four, they would be chicken sedans! I had a dream last night that I was a muffler. I woke up exhausted! Why couldn't the bike stand up by itself? It was two tired. What's the difference between a...

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Northbound lanes on U.S. 218 near Salem in Henry County to close June 29

Thursday, June 21, 2018

MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa – June 21, 2018 – Road construction work on northbound U.S. 218 between Henry County Road J-20 (mile marker 33.68) and River Road (mile marker 38.08) near Salem will require closing the roadway and bridge over Skunk River to traffic from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, June 29, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Mount Pleasant construction office. The bridge closure and signed detour are expected to be in place for 12 hours....

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