Iowa DOT News Release

U.S. 30 bypass of Mount Vernon/Lisbon will affect traffic patterns in the coming weeks

Posted on: April 24, 2019

DAVENPORT, Iowa – April 24, 2019 – Work has begun on a project to construct the U.S. 30 bypass of Mount Vernon/Lisbon from west of Wilcox Road in Linn County to Charles Avenue in Cedar County. This project will include new concrete pavement, a bridge, traffic signs and lighting, and will continue until summer 2020, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Davenport construction office.

One lane of traffic on U.S. 30 and Iowa 1 will always be maintained with flaggers. Manatt’s, Inc. of Brooklyn was awarded this $28,825,766 project.

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.

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Contact: Ahmad Afifeh at 563-391-2750 or




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