Flooding in western Iowa is closing Interstate 29 in two locations
AMES, Iowa – May 29, 2019 – Flooding has closed Interstate 29 between exit 61 (I-680 near Crescent) and exit 71 (I-680 near Loveland) according to the Iowa Department of Transportation. A detour is in operation for this area.
In addition, Iowa DOT is planning to close I-29 from U.S. 34 to the Missouri Border at 11 a.m. today.
With all the rainfall across Iowa, there are several other road closures in place. These include:
- I-29 in Council Bluffs (local detour in place)
- S. 34 from I-29 to the Nebraska border
- Iowa 2 from I-29 to the Nebraska border
- All I-29 entrance and exit ramps south of U.S. 34
Other Iowa roads currently closed due to flooding:
- S. 169 near Adel
- S. 65 near Lucas
- Iowa 92 near Oskaloosa
- Iowa 21 near Belle Plaine
- Iowa 130 near Plainview
- S. 67 in Davenport
Flooding is a dynamic situation and conditions can change quickly. Other closures are expected. Travelers should check 511ia.org, the Iowa 511 mobile app or call 511 (within Iowa) or 800-288-1047 (nationwide) for up-to-date closure information on state-owned roadways across Iowa. Closures due to flooding can be viewed by turning on the incident layer on the online map and mobile app.
For the latest in flooding information and recovery resources, as well as an image gallery showing the flood damage and recovery efforts go to https://floods2019.iowa.gov/.
Contact: Scott Suhr at 712-243-7627 or [email protected]