Iowa DOT News Release

Eastbound U.S. 30 closed between Stoney Point Road and Edgewood Road in Cedar Rapids Sept. 2 until Nov. 1 #iatraffic

Posted on: August 27, 2014

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Aug. 27, 2014 – A pavement replacement project will require closing eastbound U.S. 30 between Stoney Point Road and Edgewood Road in Cedar Rapids beginning Tuesday, Sept. 2, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Cedar Rapids construction office.

Traffic impact

  • Traffic on eastbound U.S. 30 will be switched to the westbound lanes, and then back east at the crossovers. 
  • The on- and off-ramps to U.S. 151/ Williams Boulevard (exit 248) and off-ramp to Edgewood Road (exit 250) will be closed. Signage will be posted. Eastbound traffic wanting to access those areas will be detoured to Waconia Avenue (exit 252A), and then detoured back on westbound U.S. 30.
  • Traffic on U.S.151 to eastbound U.S. 30 will be detoured to the 80th Street interchange, and then back east on U.S. 30.

This project is expected to be completed by Nov. 1.

Iowa DOT’s construction project website,, includes more complete information on major construction projects that will affect travelers across Iowa this construction season. This site includes specific project details, project detours and traffic impacts, costs, schedules, construction updates, contact information, and an interactive map that includes current projects on Iowa’s interstate and state highways.

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 are at least double in work zones. As in all work zones, drivers should stay alert, allow ample space between vehicles, and wear seat belts.

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