Iowa DOT News

April 2011

Iowa highways affected by flooding

April 29, 2011

AMES, Iowa – April 29, 2011 – 3:30 p.m. – Flooding remains an issue on a few eastern Iowa roadways and bridges, according to Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) officials. In addition to the state highway closures and restrictions listed below, county roads and city streets may be affected by flood waters in other Iowa locations. Roads opened since last update Iowa 92: in Muscatine County Iowa 92 was closed April 20 from U.S. 61 south of Muscatine to the...

Lane restrictions on Iowa 191 in Council Bluffs begin May 6

April 29, 2011

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – April 29, 2011 – Road construction work will cause traffic to be restricted to one lane in alternating directions on Iowa 191 from just south of eastbound Interstate 680 to just north of westbound I-680 beginning Friday, May 6, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Council Bluffs construction office. Traffic in this work zone will be controlled by temporary traffic signals. A 16-foot width lane restriction will also be in place. The project is...

Lane closures on southbound I-29 begin May 3

April 29, 2011

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – April 29, 2011 – Bridge maintenance work will cause the left southbound lane of Interstate 29 to be closed between exit 82 (Harrison County Road F-50) near Modale and exit 89 (Iowa 127) near Mondamin beginning Tuesday, May 3 weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Council Bluffs office. The bridge painting project is expected to be completed by early June. The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey posted speed limits...

Iowa highways affected by flooding

April 28, 2011

AMES, Iowa – April 28, 2011 – 4 p.m. – Flooding remains an issue on a few eastern Iowa roadways and bridges, according to Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) officials. In addition to the state highway closures and restrictions listed below, county roads and city streets may be affected by flood waters in other Iowa locations. Roads opened since last update U.S. 61/U.S. 136, Lee County This roadway had been closed due to flooding just south of the Iowa/Missouri state...

Lane restrictions on I-680 begin May 6

April 28, 2011

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – April 28, 2011 – Bridge maintenance work requires restricting Interstate 680 traffic to one lane in each direction between exit 21 (Pottawattamie County Road L-34) and exit 27 (I-80) beginning Friday, May 6, until Monday, June 6, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Council Bluffs construction office. The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey posted speed limits and other signs in the work area, and be aware that traffic...

Update - Iowa 1 lane restrictions in Jefferson and Keokuk counties begin May 3

April 28, 2011

FAIRFIELD, Iowa – April 28, 2011 – A pavement patching project on Iowa 1 will restrict traffic to one lane from the south city limits of Fairfield, in Jefferson County, to Iowa 78 near Richland, in Keokuk County, beginning Tuesday, May 3, until Wednesday, June 15, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Fairfield construction office. The contractor will be working during from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. daily. Flaggers will assist traffic through the work area....

Iowa 1 lane restrictions in Iowa City begin May 2

April 28, 2011

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – April 29, 2011 – Construction work will cause lane restrictions on Iowa 1 in Iowa City beginning Monday, May 2, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Cedar Rapids construction office. Iowa Erosion Control Inc. of Victor, Iowa, is the prime contractor for the patching project on Iowa 1 from west of the junction with U.S. 218 northeasterly to Governor/Dodge Street in Iowa City. The lane restrictions will be in effect from 7 p.m. to...

Lane restrictions on Iowa 78 in Henry and Louisa counties begin May 3

April 28, 2011

FAIRFIELD, Iowa – April 28, 2011 – Road construction work on Iowa 78 will restrict traffic to one lane between U.S. 218/Iowa 7 near Olds and U.S. 61/Louisa County Road H-22 near Morning Sun beginning Tuesday, May 3, until Friday, June 3, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Fairfield construction office. The contractor will be working during from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Flaggers will assist traffic through the work area. An 11-foot...

I-35 lane closures scheduled near Ames

April 28, 2011

DES MOINES, Iowa – April 28, 2011 – Scheduled barrier rail work in the median on Interstate 35 near Ames will cause lane closures, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Des Moines construction office. Lane closures between exit 111 (U.S. 30) and exit 113 (13th Street) will be from 8:15 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. as listed below. Southbound I-35 Friday, April 29: right lane Tuesday, May 3: left lane Northbound I-35 Monday, May 2: left lane...

Iowa 1 lanes restricted in Jefferson and Keokuk counties begin May 3

April 28, 2011

FAIRFIELD, Iowa – April 28, 2011 – A pavement patching project on Iowa 1 will restrict traffic to one lane between Iowa 16 near Fairfield, in Jefferson County, and Iowa 78 near Richland, in Keokuk County, beginning Tuesday, May 3, until Wednesday, June 15, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Fairfield construction office. The contractor will be working during from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. daily. Flaggers will assist traffic through the work area. A 12-foot...

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