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Posted on: April 29, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Iowa DOT Highway 34 Bridge Cleaning Project



Fairfield, Iowa – April 28, 2022 – A bridge cleaning project for the U.S. 34 bridge over the Mississippi River in the city of Burlington will require intermittent nighttime lane and ramp closures in both directions of U.S. 34 beginning Monday, May 2 until Tuesday, May 10, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Fairfield construction office.

Traffic impacts

  • U.S. 34 westbound on-ramp (from Bluff Road) will be closed starting Monday, May 2 from 7 PM to about 10 PM.
  • U.S. 34 westbound off-ramp (Exit 263 to Bluff Road) will be closed starting Monday, May 2 from 10 PM until Tuesday, May 3 about 1 AM.
  • U.S. 34 eastbound on-ramp (from Front Street) will be closed Tuesday, May 3 from 10 PM until Wednesday, May 4 about 1 AM.
  • U.S. 34 eastbound off- ramp (exit 263 to Columbia Street) will be closed Tuesday, May 3 from 7 PM until Wednesday, May 3 about 10 PM.
  • Intermittent lane closures will occur when work is taking place starting Tuesday, May 3 at 7 PM until Tuesday, May 10 about 7 AM. A width limit of 15 feet will be in effect.

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.

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