Iowa DOT News Release



Interstate closures in Council Bluffs this week

Posted on: April 22, 2019

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – April 22, 2019 – Interstate construction in Council Bluffs could impact travel for motorists this week. All closures are weather permitting and may be rescheduled if weather impacts construction.

Tuesday, April 23

Southbound I-29 between Ninth and Nebraska avenues will be closed overnight from 10:30 p.m. Tuesday April 23 at  to 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 24. 5:30 a.m. The southbound I-29 on-ramp at Ninth Avenue will also be closed.

Wednesday, April 24

The right lane of the westbound I-80 Express, just east of the South Expressway, will be closed for repairs beginning at 9 a.m. The closure will be taken down for the afternoon rush hour by 3 p.m.

Northbound I-29 between Nebraska and Ninth avenues will be closed overnight from 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24 to 5:30 a.m. Thursday April 25. The northbound I-29 on-ramp at Nebraska Avenue will also be closed.

Thursday, April 25

The right lane of the westbound I-80 Express, just east of the South Expressway, will be closed for repairs beginning at 9 a.m. The closure will be taken down for the afternoon rush hour by 3 p.m.

Iowa DOT anticipates significant delays could occur during the westbound I-80 Express lane closure. Motorists are encouraged to use northbound I-29/westbound I-80 local lanes as an alternate route. Please allow for extra travel time while this interstate repair takes place.

Iowa DOT strives to minimize the impact construction has on travel and businesses. For more information or to sign up for alerts, visit the program website at www.CouncilBluffsInterstate.IowaDOT.gov. You can also contact the program office at 712-216-3339 or info@CouncilBluffsInterstate.com.

The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey the 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.

The latest traveler information is available anytime through our 511 system. Visit 511ia.org; call 511 (within Iowa) or 800-288-1047 (nationwide); stay connected with 511 on Facebook or Twitter (find links at https://iowadot.gov/511/511-social-media-sites); or download the free app to your mobile device.

To receive email or text alerts about traffic incidents, road closures, traffic delays, and other restrictions that affect this highway route or other routes you travel, the Iowa DOT offers the “Your 511” option on 511ia.org. It’s easy to subscribe to Your 511 and sign up to receive the email/text alerts. Visit https://iowadot.gov/511/511-full-feature-website-help/how-to-videos for simple, step-by-step instructions.

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Contact: For more information, visit www.CouncilBluffsInterstate.IowaDOT.gov, email info@CouncilBluffsInterstate.com, or call 712-216-3339.

 

 


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