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UPDATE: I-35 reopens

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AMES (KWWL) -

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.

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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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