Iowa DOT News

October 2011

Lane and ramp closures on westbound I-74 near Bettendorf begin Wednesday morning

October 25, 2011

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Oct. 25, 2011 – The right lane of westbound Interstate 74 (Iowa-bound) between exit 4 (U.S. 67/Grant and State streets) and U.S. 6 and the Mississippi River bridge will be closed for electrical maintenance work from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Davenport construction office. Also, the westbound I-74 (Iowa-bound) River Drive on-ramp in Moline, Ill., will also be closed during this project. The Iowa...

Westbound I-80 off-ramp at Dubuque Street interchange in Iowa City to close tonight

October 25, 2011

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Oct. 25, 2011 – Road construction work will lead to the closure of the off-ramp from westbound Interstate 80 at Dubuque Street in Iowa City Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Cedar Rapids construction office. Traffic will be detoured to First Avenue, then to eastbound I-80 to get to the Dubuque Street exit. Motorists are asked to follow the marked detours when this...

Lane restrictions on U.S. 20 and Iowa 32 in Dubuque County begin tonight

October 24, 2011

MANCHESTER, Iowa – Oct. 24, 2011 – Road construction work will cause lane closures on northbound Iowa 32 just south of Pennsylvania Avenue and also westbound U.S. 20 between Grandview Avenue and John F. Kennedy Road in Dubuque from 7 p.m. to 6:30 a.m., Oct. 24 and 25, 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...

Lane restrictions on I-80 in Iowa City begin tonight

October 24, 2011

MANCHESTER, Iowa – Oct. 24, 2011 – Road construction work will cause lane closures on Interstate 80 at the interchange with Dodge Street in Iowa City beginning Monday, Oct. 24, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Manchester construction office. Lane closures will be in place from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Mondays through Thursdays and from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sundays. This project is expected to be completed by Sunday, Nov. 13. The Iowa DOT...

Road work to restrict lanes on Iowa 22 in Scott County beginning Oct. 28

October 24, 2011

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Oct. 24, 2011 – Concrete patching work will cause lane restrictions on Iowa 22 in both directions between Utah Avenue (west city limits of Davenport) and U.S. 61 (in Davenport) beginning Friday, Oct. 28, until Thursday, Nov. 29, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Davenport construction office. During the closure, there will be an 11-foot width restriction on each open lane. The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey posted speed...

Access changes to U.S. 63 in Bremer County begin Oct. 25

October 21, 2011

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa – Oct. 21, 2011 – Access to U.S. 63 from the west at 220th Street in Bremer County will be closed due to road construction beginning Tuesday, Oct. 25, and ending late October, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) New Hampton construction office. Previously access had been restricted at 210th Street/Bremer County Road C-38. This access will be reopened prior to placement of the 220th Street access restriction. The Iowa DOT reminds motorists...

Fast-track flood recovery effort results in partial reopening of Iowa 2 on Monday #MoRiver

October 21, 2011

AMES, Iowa – Oct. 21, 2011 – The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) is announcing that Iowa 2 will be partially reopened to traffic on Monday, Oct. 24 at 4 p.m. Favorable weather has allowed the contractor to perform repair and rebuilding work at an accelerated pace; the bids for this project were opened Oct. 12. This project extends from the Missouri River (near Nebraska City) east to approximately 2 ½ miles east of Interstate 29. The section of Iowa...

Intermittent lane and ramp closures on U.S. 34 in Burlington begin Oct. 24

October 21, 2011

MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa – Oct. 21, 2011 – Patching work will cause intermittent lane and ramp closures on U.S. 34 in Burlington beginning Monday, Oct. 24, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Mount Pleasant construction office. Changeable message signs in the area will alert motorists to the specific ramp to be closed each day. The closures will take place from 7 a.m. to approximately 6 p.m. daily until early November, weather permitting. When a closure is...

Lane restrictions on Iowa 100 (Collins Road) set for Sunday and Monday nights

October 21, 2011

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Oct. 21, 2011 – Construction work will lead to lane restrictions on eastbound Iowa 100 (Collins Road) from Center Point Road east to Iowa 922 (First Avenue) in Cedar Rapids from 7 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. Sunday night and Monday night, Oct. 23 and 24, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Cedar Rapids construction office. The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey posted speed limit and other signs in...

Governor’s Transportation 2020 Citizen Advisory Commission to meet Oct. 26 in Ankeny

October 21, 2011

AMES, Iowa – Oct. 21, 2011 – The Governor’s Transportation 2020 Citizen Advisory Commission (CAC) will meet Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Courtyard Des Moines Ankeny, Salon IV, 2405 S.E. Creekview Drive in Ankeny. Time Title Presenter 10 a.m. Approve Minutes of Oct. 12 Meeting Nancy Richardson and Allan Thoms, co-chairs 10:10 a.m. Draft Report Discussion Nancy Richardson and Allan Thoms, co-chairs Noon Lunch 12:30 p.m. Draft Report Discussion and Approval Nancy Richardson and Allan Thoms, co-chairs 1:30 p.m. Discussion...

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