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Marion County Engineer’s Office Updates Road Closings

Posted: Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 at 11:12 am

The Marion County Engineer’s Office has released the following information regarding road closures in the county.

Weather Related Road Closings
Beardsley St (W of 40th)
Kennedy St (W of S71)
115th Pl. (N of Illinois)
Elk Horn Dr. (S of Dubuque)
160th Ave (N of Jersey)

Roads Closed for Construction and Repair Work
The bridge on County Line between Hwy S45 and 60th Ave will be closed indefinitely.

195th Pl between Old Hwy 92 and Oklahoma drive will be closed beginning July 31st for bridge replacement. It should be opening back up around the 8th of August.

Story Dr. between 150th and 160th will be closing somewhere around the 8th or 11th for bridge replacement. It will be closed for a week and a half.

Construction on G40 will begin on August 4th. Work on the culverts will be first. On August 11 the main part of the dirt work for the shouldering will begin. The dirt will be hauled from 85th Place about 1 mile north of G40. The asphalt work is expected to begin around the first week of September after the completion of the earthwork, culvert work and driveway culverts. The asphalt work will take a week or more. Granular shoulders will be placed following the asphalt. The seeding will be the last thing done. Expected completion is the third week of September.