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Southeast Connector Construction

Southeast Connector Construction

A celebration to kickoff continuing construction of the Southeast connector is planned. The 2.1 mile extension of Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway from Southeast 15th Street to Southeast 30th Street will begin Wednesday following a groundbreaking ceremony at 9:30 a.m.

Construction Closes Rest Area

Construction Closes Rest Area

Road improvements in Ankeny mean the closure of an interstate 35 rest area. The Iowa DOT announced the permanent closure of the southbound rest area near Ankeny.

Outage At DOT May Cause Delays

Outage At DOT May Cause Delays

 A planned electrical outage at the IOWA Department of Transportation will delay some services. The headquarters provides communications and technology services to many branches of the statewide operation, which may cause delays to services in your area.

DOT Asks For Input On Road Improvements

DOT Asks For Input On Road Improvements

The DOT is asking for your input on proposed improvements to the U.S.65/69-Scotch Ridge Road intersection.

DART Delays Due To Parade

DART Delays Due To Parade

DART riders should expect delays Wednesday evening due to the Fair parade route in downtown Des Moines. Customers are advised to plan accordingly and take an earlier bus, if at all possible.

Haulers Parade Through Downtown

Haulers Parade Through Downtown

NASCAR Haulers will parade through downtown Des Moines Thursday.

Tomorrow Plan Asks Residents For Input On The Future

Tomorrow Plan Asks Residents For Input On The Future

The Tomorrow Plan will hold its first future fair at the World Food Prize House of Laureates. On Thursday, community members are encouraged to attend the fair to help map the future of the metro area and see others ideas for the future.