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For immediate release:  

Tuesday, January 26, 2010  


Des Moines, IOWA --- The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s Iowa State Patrol Division and the Iowa Department of Transportation announce the northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 35 from U.S. 30 to the Minnesota border have re-opened.

Although winds are diminishing, road conditions remain treacherous and travel is still not advised in much of Iowa.  Travelers should be aware of blowing snow, icy roadways and tow bans in effect where travel is not advised.

If you must travel Troopers are advising motorists to use caution and maintain a safe following distance with reduced speed. 

If you are stranded and need emergency services, call 911. Road conditions are continually updated at www.511ia.org or by calling 511 from any phone.



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