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Des Moines, Iowa 50319

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For immediate release:  

Saturday, December 11, 2010  


Des Moines, IOWA --- According to the Iowa State Patrol, roads have deteriorated significantly throughout the day and now travel is not advised in parts of central Iowa and the western half of the state.

Interstate 80 is impassable from Des Moines to the Nebraska border and travel is not advised from Grinnell to the Nebraska border. Travel is also not advised from the Missouri border to Story City.

A tow restriction is also in effect across most of the state and will be in place until at least Sunday or when conditions improve.

For the latest road conditions, call 511 or 1-800-288-1047 or go to www.511ia.org


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