Iowa DOT News Release

Southbound U.S. 151 open at Fillmore in Dubuque County

Posted on: July 29, 2011

AMES, Iowa – July 29, 2011 – 1 p.m. update – The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) is reporting the southbound lanes of U.S. 151 are now open near Fillmore. The road was closed yesterday due to flash flooding. The northbound lanes are predicted to open later this afternoon.

U.S. 52 between Dubuque County Roads D-10 (near Sageville) and Y-21 (near Rickardsville) is the only remaining closure due to flooding early yesterday in northeast Iowa.

For the latest information on flooded road conditions in Iowa, call 511 or 800-288-1047 (anywhere in the United States); or visit


Media contact: Dena Gray-Fisher,

Iowa highway in the evening