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For immediate release:  

Monday, January 25, 2010  

I-35 Closed Due to Large, Multi-Vehicle Accident

Des Moines, Iowa- Due to a large, multi-vehicle accident the Iowa State Patrol and Department of Transportation are closing Interstate 35 from US Highway 30 north to Clear Lake (US 18).  Both northbound and southbound lanes of travel are closed.

Travel in much of central, north central and western Iowa is not advised as roadways are snow and ice covered and blizzard conditions persist. 

The Iowa State Patrol strongly encourages motorists to avoid travel and always keep safety in mind.  If you do become stranded while traveling, call 9-1-1 and request assistance from law enforcement.  An officer will come to your aid as soon as possible.



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