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Message Monday - Buckle up, Pilgrim

Monday, November 20, 2017

The holidays are upon us. With Thanksgiving this week, many of us are packing up and becoming pilgrims, traveling to see our loved ones. If you’re among the thousands of travelers expected to take to Iowa roadways this week, please remember these five tips to make it to your destination and back home safely: slow down, drive sober, focus on the road, stay alert, and buckle up. Research shows at least 94 percent of all vehicle crashes are caused by...

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Southbound U.S. 63 between Jefferson Street and Franklin Street in Waterloo scheduled to open by noon this Monday #iatraffic

Friday, November 17, 2017

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa – Nov. 17, 2017 – Motorists driving on U.S. 63 in Waterloo will be able to use the southbound lanes between Jefferson Street and Franklin Street beginning this Monday, Nov. 20, by noon, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s New Hampton construction office. Drivers can expect lane closures in both directions of U.S. 63 south of the Cedar River bridge through Tuesday, Nov. 21. Northbound U.S. 63 between Jefferson and Franklin streets will return...

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