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Message Monday - March Madness? Keep aggression on the court

Monday, March 12, 2018

Being aggressive when driving to the basket is a way to win on the court. Being aggressive while driving on the road could end your life. Aggressive behaviors like going faster than everyone else, weaving, staying close to those around you and never yielding to traffic are admirable on the basketball court, but not on the highway. Just like a basketball game, having a game plan can help you win on the road. By planning ahead, you’ll be able to...

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First Street at I-35 in Ankeny to close overnight March 23 for bridge construction #iatraffic

Friday, March 16, 2018

GRIMES, Iowa – March 16, 2018 – As part of the ongoing reconstruction of the Interstate 35 interchange at First Street in Ankeny, First Street will be closed at I-35 overnight from 12:01 a.m. until 5 a.m. Friday, March 23, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Grimes construction office. The closure is necessary to allow preparations for setting new bridge beams over First Street. Traffic on First Street will be detoured around the work zone using I-35...

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