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    Accident on I-35

    It was between Elkhart and Ankeny. I'm not sure if they are redirecting both North and South, but it sounds like a long wait.

    If you are coming to Ames for the game, you will want to leave earlier.



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    Re: Accident on I-35

    I hope those people are okay...



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    Re: Accident on I-35

    Is it getting slick?



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    Re: Accident on I-35

    I think I heard on the radio that there were 3 or 4 separate accidents between Ames and Ankeny.



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    Re: Accident on I-35

    I didn't think it was getting slick...but be careful!!



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    Re: Accident on I-35

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Is it getting slick?
    It's 40 degrees at the Ames airport, so the only slickness is from rain on the pavement.



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    Re: Accident on I-35

    KCCI said wet road + low visibility.

    3-4 wrecks with upto 5 cars in one accident.




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    Re: Accident on I-35

    My wife and I were driving north on I35 between 3 and 3:30 pm and saw, as an earlier poster noted, at least five different damaged cars within a two-mile range or thereabouts. The accidents all occurred on the southbound lanes, and traffic was close to a standstill when we passed. Northbound traffic was not affected, although everyone heading north of course slowed down for a good while.



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    Re: Accident on I-35

    Quote Originally Posted by Kitkat View Post
    My wife and I were driving north on I35 between 3 and 3:30 pm and saw, as an earlier poster noted, at least five different damaged cars within a two-mile range or thereabouts. The accidents all occurred on the southbound lanes, and traffic was close to a standstill when we passed. Northbound traffic was not affected, although everyone heading north of course slowed down for a good while.
    Driving home from Ames to Ankeny last night I would say the biggest issue was people driving slow in the passing lane. It understandable that some people want to drive slower in bad conditions, but now a lot of them seem like they want to block the left lane. It's going to be a long winter.


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