North Y Project About To Get Underway; Detour Now In Effect

Mon 8-17-2015 IA"], Spencer, ["E 44th St

(Spencer)-- A project to revamp the north junction of Highways 71 and 18, or the "North Y" in Spencer, is getting underway. Vince Kurtz with the Iowa State Patrol tells KUOO news a detour went into place this (Mon.) morning in that area...North Y Project01 

The "North Y" has been the scene of numerous bad collisions over the years. Trooper Kurtz says the project is intended to address that...North Y Project02 

Kurtz says the project will also have an impact on Clay County Fair traffic, as it isn't slated for completion until atleast mid-October.