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UPDATE: I-35 reopens

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The Iowa DOT says I-35 has now reopened to traffic.

At 2:00 a.m. Friday, the DOT said I-35 southbound between Exit 111 (Highway 30 near Ames) and Exit 194 (Highway 18 near Clear Lake) had reopened. Northbound lanes reopened around 10:45 p.m.

The road had been closed because of blowing snow.


The  Iowa DOT has closed Interstate 35 from Ames to Clear Lake in both directions due to zero visibility from blowing snow.

Northbound I-35 travelers must exit at U.S. 30.

Southbound I-35 travelers must exit at U.S. 18.

All entrance ramps at each exit are closed by gates.

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