Created: July 20, 2021 12:22 PM
(ABC 6 News) - Interstate 35 southbound is closed at the Iowa-Minnesota border due to a fire near Iowa mile marker 217 Tuesday afternoon.
According to the Worth County Sheriff's Office and Iowa 511, a detour is in place at Minnesota mile marker 8 for southbound traffic on I-35. Traffic is being directed to take Highway 65 to get back onto the interstate in Iowa.
There are no further details on the cause of the fire at this time.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Southbound I-35 is closed going into Iowa at this time. A grass fire adjacent to I-35 in Iowa has prompted the temporary closure. Northbound traffic remains open.— MnDOT District 6 (@mndotsoutheast) July 20, 2021
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