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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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I-35 ramps at Cerro Gordo County Road B-20 (exit 197) near Clear Lake intermittently closed June 20 - 21 for pavement resurfacing work

Monday, June 18, 2018

MASON CITY, Iowa – June 18, 2018 – Pavement resurfacing work on the Interstate 35 on- and off-ramps at Cerro Gordo County Road B-20 (exit 197) near Clear Lake will require intermittent daytime ramp closures from Wednesday, June 20 until Thursday, June 21, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Mason City construction office. The north- and southbound ramps will not be closed at the same time, allowing traffic to proceed to the next interchange and drive back...

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