State Patrol Warns of Heavy Traffic During Boone Event
BOONE, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa State Patrol is warning motorists to expect slow traffic along roads near the 2012 Farm Progress Show that starts Tuesday in Boone.
Organizers expect 200,000 people to attend the three-day event and that 20,000 vehicles will travel to Boone County each day.
Roads where heavy traffic is likely include Interstate 35 near Ames, U.S. Highway 30 between Ames and Boone, and state Highway 17 near Boone.
The state patrol says traffic will likely be heaviest from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
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