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    135 to Des moines and Desmoines 1-80 west road reports from the past 2 hours

    My son and family and my daughter are supposed to come home this afternoon using these roads are they going to be able to make it? Western Iowa


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    Re: 135 to Des moines and Desmoines 1-80 west road reports from the past 2 hours

    Anyone been on those roads? (bump)


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    Re: 135 to Des moines and Desmoines 1-80 west road reports from the past 2 hours

    I was just on ! 80 by Avoca/Wanut exits and it is just light slush in places, I expected it was breaking up east of here also. The conditions listed are not real accurate. 180/35 in Des Moines is listed as ice or snow covered, but on the traffic speed map it lists the speed as fast in places. I guess I just want things to go off as planned.


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    Re: 135 to Des moines and Desmoines 1-80 west road reports from the past 2 hours

    I haven't been, but I drove from Indianola to Altoona at normal speed, and then everything turned to **** at I80 over and up 35 to Ankeny. Not sure how the rest of it is.



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    Re: 135 to Des moines and Desmoines 1-80 west road reports from the past 2 hours

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    I haven't been, but I drove from Indianola to Altoona at normal speed, and then everything turned to **** at I80 over and up 35 to Ankeny. Not sure how the rest of it is.
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    Re: 135 to Des moines and Desmoines 1-80 west road reports from the past 2 hours

    Ankeny to Story City was slow at 7am. Should be a lot better now.



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    Re: 135 to Des moines and Desmoines 1-80 west road reports from the past 2 hours

    My guess is it'll be a 3.5 hour drive instead of a 2. Roads are still a little packed/icy.



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    Re: 135 to Des moines and Desmoines 1-80 west road reports from the past 2 hours

    I-77, I-76, and Route 8 are looking all good... Oh you meant Iowa... carry on


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    Re: 135 to Des moines and Desmoines 1-80 west road reports from the past 2 hours

    I'm sure it has improved since this am, but after hubby drove from Ames to Clive on I-35/235 he said we would not be traveling up I-35 north to MN unless the roads improved drastically. So I'm assuming they were pretty rough yet in the morning. We'll see what his pm assessment is.



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    Re: 135 to Des moines and Desmoines 1-80 west road reports from the past 2 hours

    I'm also trying to make it back to Western Iowa via 80W let me kno if you hear more



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    Re: 135 to Des moines and Desmoines 1-80 west road reports from the past 2 hours

    FWIW-
    On my lunch break a lot of the streets around my office had some slush but were mostly just wet.

    I would assume the interstates would be even better due to more overall traffic? The sun is helping for now (not necessarily once everything freezes again).



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    Re: 135 to Des moines and Desmoines 1-80 west road reports from the past 2 hours

    Quote Originally Posted by Tailg8er View Post
    FWIW-
    On my lunch break a lot of the streets around my office had some slush but were mostly just wet.

    I would assume the interstates would be even better due to more overall traffic? The sun is helping for now (not necessarily once everything freezes again).
    City streets are going to be different than the interstate. Especially around the Elkhart exit where there is just nothing but farmland even just a little wind will blow the snow onto the interstate. Should probably wait it out one more day to be safe.



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    Re: 135 to Des moines and Desmoines 1-80 west road reports from the past 2 hours

    Anyone go east on I-80 today? Des Moines to iowa city?


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