Area Motorists Will Be Fighting Delays And Detours

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Mason City, Iowa – Motorists motoring through Mason City starting on Monday will experience even more disruption than usual heading towards their destination.  

Construction on South Federal Avenue and Fifth Street will begin. This results in a detour for north and southbound motorists to Monroe Avenue.T here will be openings through Fifth Street on South President and Pennsylvania avenues starting today, weather permitting. DOT engineer Roy Gelhaus says the area will be closed for a maximum of 45 days.

The construction results in new concrete, updated utility underground systems like the sewer system and internet cables.