JOHNSON COUNTY– Highway 965 (JW60) is closed to through traffic beginning Monday, July 20.
The Johnson County Secondary Roads Department issued a notice that the roadway has been closed in order to make paving improvements to approximately 2.8 miles of Highway 965 from just North of the Iowa River to 120th Street.
A detour route is marked for through-traffic. Through traffic will be detoured to Interstate 380 from 120th Street (the Swisher-Shueyville exit) to Penn Street in North Liberty
Access to homes within the project area will be maintained at all times, although one-way traffic control will be used, and access to individual residences may only be from one end of the project during paving operations.
Construction is anticipated to be completed by late October or early November 2009.