AMES, Iowa – June 29, 2011: 7:10 p.m. – The Iowa Department of Transportation is reporting that the westbound lane of Iowa 370 from Interstate 29 to the Missouri River is now open, including the westbound lane on the Bellevue, Neb., bridge. However, the eastbound lane of Iowa 370 is still closed to allow for large sandbags to be dropped along the levee system.
The operations are expected to continue for several more hours.
Follow detour instructions provided by law enforcement officers on the scene or avoid the area if possible.
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