GRIMES, Iowa – June 7, 2021 – A project to repave Iowa 28/U.S. 6/Merle Hay Road between Hickman Road and Urbandale Avenue in Des Moines requires closing the roadway to traffic from 10 p.m. Friday, June 11, until 5 a.m. Monday, June 14, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Grimes construction office.
During this closure, motorists will follow a marked detour route using Hickman Road, 48th Street, and Urbandale Avenue.
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 511ia.org; call 511 (within Iowa) or 800-288-1047 (nationwide); stay connected with 511 on Facebook or Twitter (find links at https://iowadot.gov/511/511-social-media-sites); or download the free app to your mobile device.
It’s easy to subscribe to Your 511 and sign up to receive the email/text alerts. Visit https://new.511ia.org/#login to sign up. For instructions and help for this feature, visit https://www.511ia.org/help/section/how-to-create-and-manage-a-511-account.html.
Contact: Brian Meyer at 515-986-2863 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Source: iowa DMV