Weather Alerts

TRAFFIC CAMERAS: Windsor Heights Drops DOT Lawsuit

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

I-235 traffic. (WHO-HD)

Windsor Heights has dropped its lawsuit against the Iowa Department of Transportation over traffic cameras.

The city filed the lawsuit in 2012 after the department denied a request to install cameras on Interstate-235.

However, the city’s attorney says the new DOT rules that took effect last month veto the city’s claims.

The rules require cities to prove that cameras being used on state maintained roads are necessary by filing regular crash data reports.