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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Highway 96 closed east of 171 due to fatality crash
MODOT issued the following news release a few moments ago: Heads up on Route 96 in Jasper County just east of Route 171.
All lanes are CLOSED due to a crash at that location.
Estimated duration of the closure is four hours. Route 96 is part of the detour for the bridge replacement project on Route 171. Find alternate route.
The road is closed due to an accident in which at least one person was killed.