Highway 4 Closure


Emmetsburg, IA (KICD)– Highway 4 south of Emmetsburg at the Des Moines River bridge is closed to the public.

Palo Alto County Sheriff Lynn Schultes tells KICD News there is a three quarter mile area where the water is about 4 inches deep.

Schultes says the detour will tack on 15-20 minutes to your drive.

The closure of Highway 4 south of Emmetsburg is anticipated to last for several more days at the minimum, if there is no more rain in the coming days.

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