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New license plates coming soon to a treasurer’s office near you

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Remember when Iowans voted on our new county standard license plate designs online and at the Iowa State Fair last August? The chosen design is now ready to roll off the production line at Iowa Prison Industries and they will start arriving in county treasurers’ offices (and appearing on Iowa’s roads) in the next few weeks. “The main purpose of license plates is to make the vehicle easily identifiable,” said LaVonne Short with the Iowa Department of Transportation. “We did...

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Lane closures on Iowa 122 in Mason City from South Monroe Avenue to South Carolina Avenue begin April 2 #iatraffic

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

MASON CITY, Iowa – March 20, 2018 – A two-year project to reconstruct Iowa 122 from South Monroe Avenue to South Carolina Avenue in Mason City will require lane closures on either end of the project beginning on Monday morning, April 2, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Mason City construction office. The westbound Iowa 122 lanes will be closed for reconstruction beginning Monday morning, April 16. At that time, all traffic will be moved to the...

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