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Highway 7 Expected to Reopen This Week

November 21, 2022 9:04pm

At today's (Mon) Storm Lake City Council meeting, City Manager Keri Navratil said she expects Highway 7 on the west end of town to reopen this week.

The Highway 7/110 intersection has been closed since late April due to improvements designed to improve traffic flow in the area with the addition of the Early Elementary School, which includes a traffic light.

The Highway 110/Abner Bell Road portion will remain closed for the foreseeable future, and the council approved a change order of nearly 58-thousand dollars, which Navratil said will be covered by the Department of Transportation...(audio clip below)

Any change orders with the project have to be approved by the council since they approved the contract.