Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Iowa

Lieutenant Governor Reynolds

Gov. Branstad, Lt. Gov. Reynolds to attend I-680 Grand Relinking Ceremony Wednesday

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
Governor Terry E. Branstad  Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, October 31, 2011
Contact: Governor’s Office (515) 725-3518

Gov. Branstad, Lt. Gov. Reynolds to attend I-680 Grand Relinking Ceremony Wednesday

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds will attend the Interstate 680 “Grand Relinking” ceremony Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 1 p.m. The interstate will reopen to traffic at approximately 2 p.m.

Should inclement weather prevent the event from being held at I-680, an offsite location will be announced and posted at: http://www.iowadot.gov/floods/I680_opening.html.

The following event is open to the public:

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

1 p.m. Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds attend I-680 Grand Relinking ceremony
I-680/130th Street (exit 1) interchange
Council Bluffs, IA

Vehicle access and directions within the closed construction site
• Take I-29 north in Council Bluffs to the I-29/I-680 interchange (exit 61) near Crescent
• Go west on I-680 to the road closure point where an Iowa DOT Motor Vehicle Enforcement Officer will be positioned to admit persons beyond the barricades
• Continue west on I-680 to a point west of exit 1 where a median crossover is located
• Use the median crossover to enter the eastbound lanes
• Continue on eastbound I-680
• Take the exit 1 off-ramp
• Continue up the off-ramp and then down the entrance ramp to I-680 where vehicles will be parked
For more information please visit www.governor.iowa.gov.


For more information please visit governor.iowa.gov.

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