Iowa DOT News

September 2009

Iowa 141 lanes in Guthrie and Dallas counties restricted for asphalt crack filling beginning Oct. 2

September 30, 2009

CRESTON, Iowa – Sept. 30, 2009 – Intermittent lane closures can be expected on Iowa 141 in Guthrie and Dallas counties beginning Friday, Oct. 2, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Creston construction office. The crack filling operation will close one lane of traffic intermittently from Iowa 4 to Iowa 144 (Dallas County Road P-58) in Perry. When a lane is closed, traffic will be assisted through the work area by flaggers and a pilot car....

Iowa 9 now open east of Sibley

September 30, 2009

CHEROKEE, Iowa – Sept. 30, 2009 – Iowa 9 is now open to traffic east of Sibley, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Cherokee construction office. The roadway had been closed for repairs since Sept. 2. # Contact: Mike Kruger at 712-225-5786 or [email protected]

I-80 lanes restricted in Johnson County Wednesday and Thursday nights

September 30, 2009

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Sept. 30, 2009 – Construction work will require lane closures on Interstate 80 at the Iowa 1 interchange in Iowa city during the overnight hours Wednesday, Sept. 30 and Thursday, Oct. 1, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Cedar Rapids construction office. Removal of the old bridge decks on Iowa 1 over I-80 will cause one eastbound lane of I-80 to be closed from 9 p.m. Sept. 30 to 6 a.m. Oct....

Design enhancements for the U.S. 218/Bremer County Road C-50 (Barrick Road) planned interchange at Janesville to be discussed Oct. 13

September 30, 2009

AMES, Iowa – Sept. 30, 2009 – The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) will hold a public information meeting Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009, in Janesville to discuss the design enhancements, including the construction of roundabouts at the ramp intersections for the planned U.S. 218/Bremer County Road C-50 (Barrick Road) interchange. The public is invited to attend the meeting anytime between 5 and 7 p.m. at the Janesville Riviera-Roose Community Center, 307 Maple St. (Old U.S. 218). This public information meeting...

Initiation of environmental and field studies for U.S. 61 corridor in Louisa County to be discussed Oct. 15

September 30, 2009

AMES, Iowa – Sept. 30, 2009 – The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) will hold a public information meeting Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009, in Letts to discuss the initiation of environmental and field studies for the U.S. 61 corridor in Louisa County from Iowa 78 north to the existing four-lane section south of Muscatine. The public is invited to attend the meeting anytime between 5 and 7 p.m. at the Louisa-Muscatine Elementary School cafeteria, 14506 170th St. This public information...

Proposed I-80 interchange reconstruction at exit 142 to be discussed Oct. 15 in Altoona

September 30, 2009

AMES, Iowa – Sept. 30, 2009 – The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) will hold a public information meeting Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009, in Altoona to discuss the proposed reconstruction of the Interstate 80 interchange with U.S. 65 and U.S. 6 (exit 142). The public is invited to attend the meeting anytime between 5 and 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express conference room, 165 Adventureland Dr. N.W. (I-80 exit 143). This public information meeting will be conducted utilizing an...

Iowa 21 lanes reduced in Keokuk County

September 29, 2009

CHARITON, Iowa – Sept. 29, 2009 – Intermittent lane restriction will be in place on Iowa 21 in Keokuk County until the end of October, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Chariton construction office. The construction project from the junction of Iowa 149 north to the junction of Iowa 92 will cause intermittent lane closures, taking the roadway down to one lane. When closures are in place, traffic will be assisted through the work area by flaggers and...

Traffic control changes start soon in Britt

September 29, 2009

MASON CITY, Iowa – Sept. 30 – To enhance safety, the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) is updating traffic control at the U.S. 18/Hancock County Road R-35 (Main Avenue North) intersection in Britt. The intersection will be changing from a two-way stop to an all way stop beginning Oct. 20. On Oct. 6 the Iowa DOT will place changeable message signs on eastbound and westbound U.S. 18 near the intersection alerting drivers to the upcoming traffic control change. The city...

U.S. 69 ramp to U.S. 30 in Ames closed overnight Wednesday

September 29, 2009

DES MOINES, Iowa – Sept. 29, 2009 – The entrance ramp from U.S. 69 to westbound U.S. 30 will closed overnight Wednesday, Sept. 30 into Thursday morning, Oct. 1, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Des Moines construction office. The closure is necessary to continue a resurfacing project in the area. The ramp is expected to reopen by 6 a.m. Thursday, weather permitting. The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey posted speed limit and other...

Proposed bridge rehabilitation in Lucas County to be discussed Oct. 13 in Chariton

September 29, 2009

AMES, Iowa – Sept. 29, 2009 – The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) will hold a public information meeting Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009, in Chariton to discuss the proposed rehabilitation of the bridge on U.S. 34 over the abandoned railroad/bike path west of Iowa 14. The public is invited to attend the meeting anytime between 5:30 and 7 p.m. at the Iowa DOT’s Chariton construction office, downstairs level, U.S. 34 West. This public information meeting will be conducted utilizing an...

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