COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – June 20, 2019 – Early Sunday morning, June 23, construction crews will be working on a portion of eastbound Interstate 80 eastbound/southbound I-29 from 12 a.m. to 9 a.m., which will require traffic to exit the interstate. Traffic on the eastbound I-80 Express will be required to exit at the South Expressway (exit 49) and follow the detour. Southbound I-29/eastbound I-80 Local will be required to exit at 24th Street (exit 50) and follow the detour. The southbound I-29/eastbound I-80 on-ramp at 24th Street will also be closed during the roadway repairs.
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.
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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.