Iowa DOT News Release



Roadways in western Iowa expected to close due to flooding

Posted on: May 28, 2019

AMES, Iowa – May 28, 2019 – The Iowa DOT is keeping a close watch on several roadways in western Iowa due to concerns of flooding. Areas of specific concern include:

  • Interstate 29 near Honey Creek
  • Interstate 680
  • Interstate 29 between U.S. 34 and the Missouri border
  • U.S. 34

Roadways may be closed on short notice. Before traveling, motorists are encouraged to check 511ia.org, the Iowa 511 mobile apps 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/.

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Contact: Scott Suhr at 712-249-4015 or Scott.Suhr@iowadot.us


Iowa highway in the evening