Traffic Concerns Near Wever Fertilizer Plant

The Iowa State Patrol conducted a traffic safety project in Lee County on Thursday near Wever on US-61 due to an ongoing concern for motorists because of construction to the fertilizer plant being built.

The Iowa State Patrol and the Lee County Sheriff’s Department received a number of calls from citizens concerned with traffic violations in that particular area.

After conducting this safety project, troopers issued 7 citations and 24 warning for observed traffic violations. Officers say they will continue to make that area a high prioroty thoughout the next several months.

  • Grafeldr

    This is a surprise! We never saw this coming. I find it difficult to believe that construction traffic would have problems entering and leaving the highway at that point. I sure that the engineers who planned the project and the owner of the company will take care of this immediately.