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Highway 151 Damaged Near Fairfax

Updated: Monday, June 30 2014, 06:58 PM CDT
FAIRFAX, IA (CBS2/FOX28) - A heavily-traveled stretch of U.S. Highway 151 is closed in Fairfax.

A bridge over Prairie Creek collapsed Monday after a truck crossed it.  No details are available about any detours.

Linn County officials also met in an emergency session Monday to issue a local disaster declaration.

Governor Terry Branstad issued a disaster proclamation on Monday afternoon.  The proclamation covers Adair, Cedar, Guthrie, Jones and Linn counties.  The proclamation allows state resources to be used to respond to and recover from the storms.

In addition, the proclamation also activates the Iowa Individual Assistance Program for Adair and Guthrie counties.Highway 151 Damaged Near Fairfax


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