Iowa DOT News Release

Eastbound I-80 to close in western Iowa overnight

Posted on: August 28, 2008

ATLANTIC, Iowa – Aug. 28, 2008 – Emergency road repairs due to pavement failures will close the eastbound lanes of Interstate 80 in western Iowa overnight tonight, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s District 4 maintenance office in Atlantic.

The closure will be in place from 9 p.m. Aug. 28 to 6 a.m. Aug. 29. Eastbound I-80 traffic will be rerouted at exit 17 near Underwood and then to Pottawattamie County Road G-8L (old Iowa 191) to Interstate 680, where traffic will be able to gain access to eastbound I-80.


Contact: Jim Bane at 712-243-7623 or E-mail

Iowa highway in the evening