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 Iowa 92 bridge. Traffic was routed on the U.S. 61 bypass (Burlington Road). The Iowa 92 Mississippi River bridge remained open during the closure.
Previously announced road closure
U.S. 61: in Davenport, Scott County
Business U.S. 61 between Iowa 22 and U.S. 67 (River Drive) is closed, extending from Brady Street to Iowa 22 (Rockingham Road). Northbound Business U.S. 61 traffic will be detoured at Iowa 22 (Rockingham Road) to Division Street, and then continue on Third Street. Southbound traffic will take Fourth Street to Division Street, and then continue on Iowa 22 (Rockingham Road). No oversize loads are permitted on the detour.
U.S. 67, Scott County
This roadway is closed between U.S. 61 and Interstate 74 near Davenport. Traffic should follow marked detour. No oversize loads are permitted on the detour.
For current updates on Iowa road conditions – 24 hours a day, visit www.511ia.org or call 511.