Iowa Department of Transportation

MASON CITY, Iowa – Nov. 30, 2020 – The U.S. 65 bridges over the East Branch of Beaverdam Creek near Rockwell in Cerro Gordo County are scheduled to reopen at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Mason City construction office. Detour barricades and signage along U.S. 65 are scheduled to be removed during afternoon hours and travel along U.S. 65 will return to normal for north- and southbound traffic.

The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey the posted speed limit and other signs in the work area, and be aware that traffic fines for moving violations are at least double in work zones. As in all work zones, drivers should stay alert, allow ample space between vehicles, and wear seat belts.

The latest traveler information is available anytime through our 511 system. Visit; call 511 (within Iowa) or 800-288-1047 (nationwide); stay connected with 511 on Facebook or Twitter (find links at; or download the free app to your mobile device.

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Contact: Ken Howe at 641-422-1684 or

Source: iowa DMV

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