Iowa DOT News Release

One lane of I-80 eastbound in Council Bluffs to close starting Saturday #MoRiver

Posted on: June 24, 2011

AMES, Iowa – June 24, 2011 – The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) will be closing the right/outside lane of Interstate 80 eastbound in Council Bluffs starting Saturday, June 25, at 7 a.m. The closure will remain in effect for approximately two days. 

The location of the closure is just east of the I-80 Missouri River bridge in Council Bluffs and continues east to the South 24th Street exit.

The purpose of the closure is to allow construction work to be performed on a levee adjacent to the roadway. 


Media contact:  Dena Gray-Fisher,

Iowa highway in the evening