Iowa DOT News Release

Bridge work impacts westbound I-80 traffic at U.S. 65 (Hubbell Avenue) exit starting Friday evening

Posted on: May 27, 2009

DES MOINES, Iowa – May 27, 2009 – Road work on the bridge deck on westbound Interstate 80 at U.S. 65/Hubbell Avenue (exit 142) will restrict the roadway to one lane beginning 7 p.m. Friday, May 29, until 6 a.m. Monday, June 1, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Des Moines construction office.


The outside lane of westbound I-80 will remain open with a 12-foot-6-inch lane width restriction. Wider loads must follow a marked detour using I-80 off- and on-ramps in the area.


The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey posted speed limit and other signs in the work area, and be aware that traffic fines for moving violations can more than double in work zones. As in all work zones, drivers should stay alert, allow ample space between vehicles and wear seat belts.




Contact: Greg Mulder at 515-261-9500 at

Iowa highway in the evening