Motorists are reminded of a road closure happening in the City of Washington next week.

According to the Iowa Department of Transportation railroad bridge repairs over Highway 1/Highway 92 West between Green Meadows Drive and Parkside Estate Road will require closing the roadway to traffic beginning at 7 a.m. Monday August 20th for approximately two weeks, weather permitting. A signed detour will be posted. The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey the posted speed limit and other signs in the work area, and be aware traffic fines for moving violations are at least double in work zones. To view the detour map visit