Iowa DOT News Release

Lane restrictions on eastbound I-80 in Iowa City begin tonight

Posted on: September 29, 2011

MANCHESTER, Iowa – Sept. 29, 2011 – Road construction work will cause lane closures on eastbound Interstate 80 from the Iowa River bridge to 1.5 miles east of Iowa 1 (Dodge Street) in Iowa City from 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, to 6 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Manchester construction office.

The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey posted speed limit and other signs in the work area, and be aware that traffic fines for moving violations can more than double in work zones. As in all work zones, drivers should stay alert, allow ample space between vehicles and wear seat belts.


Contact: John Vu at 319-730-1501 or or Charles Seeland at 563-927-2397 or


Iowa highway in the evening