Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa 1 bridge lanes over I-80 restricted in Iowa City beginning today

Posted on: May 28, 2009

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – May 28, 2009 – Construction work will lead to the closure of the right lane in both directions on Iowa 1 (Dodge Street) at the bridge over Interstate 80 starting today, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Cedar Rapids construction office.


The lanes will remain closed until mid-August, weather permitting, for bridge deck replacement.


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: Steve Staebler at 319-365-6986 or e-mail or John Vu at 319-730-1501 or e-mail



Iowa highway in the evening