Iowa DOT News Release

2015 Council Bluffs Interstate System Annual Report available online

Posted on: February 09, 2016

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – Feb. 9, 2016 – The 2015 Council Bluffs Interstate System Annual Report that highlights progress made on construction and design projects in the Council Bluffs Interstate System Improvement Program (Program) during the past year was released today by the Iowa Department of Transportation. The annual report features information about completed and active projects, public outreach, program status, statistics for work completed in 2015, and 2016 key projects around the Council Bluffs area.

“The Program was very busy over the last year working towards opening capacity to reduce congestion on Interstate 80/Interstate 29 west of South Expressway and completing several improvements near the I-29 and U.S. 275/Iowa 92 Interchange,” said Iowa DOT District 4 Engineer Troy Jerman. “The Program’s Annual Report provides a high-level overview of all of the work and design engineering that occurred in 2015 to provide the public with a summary of how Iowa DOT is delivering this important highway improvement project.”

To view the annual report, visit To request a hard copy of the report, or for general information regarding the program, contact the Council Bluffs Interstate System Improvement Program office by phone at 712-326-3712 or email

The Iowa DOT is in the process of reconstructing I-29, I-80, and I-480 in the Council Bluffs metropolitan area. This comprehensive interstate redesign will modernize the highway system and improve mobility and safety of approximately 18 miles of interstate. Motorists are encouraged to allow for extra travel time while this interstate improvement takes effect. If you would like more information about detours and traffic impacts, visit the program website:


Contact: Scott Suhr, Iowa DOT transportation planner, at 712-216-3339 or



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