Iowa DOT News Release

Ramp closures at U.S. 218 and I-80 Interchange in Johnson County

Posted on: June 26, 2009

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – June 26, 2009 – Construction work will lead to closure of the ramps from eastbound I-80 to southbound U.S. 218 and from northbound U.S. 218 to eastbound I-80 Monday, June 29, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Cedar Rapids construction office.   

Traffic will be routed along a marked detour during the ramp closures.

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 319-730-1505 or e-mail


Iowa highway in the evening