Iowa DOT News Release

Alternating lane closures now in place on Business U.S. 61/Iowa 461 in Davenport

Posted on: July 29, 2019

DAVENPORT, Iowa – July 29, 2019 – (UPDATE) Work continues on a project to replace the Business U.S. 61/Iowa 461 bridge over Iowa 22 in Davenport. There are currently alternating lane closures in both directions of Iowa 461 with a 12-foot lane-width limit. Beginning at 6 a.m. Monday, Aug. 5, weather permitting, a detour will be in place for exit-ramp closures from northbound U.S. 61 to east- and westbound Iowa 22 including ramp closures for east- and westbound Iowa 22 to northbound U.S. 61, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Davenport construction office.

Motorists are encouraged to follow the marked detour or take an alternative route.

Langman Construction, Inc. from Rock Island, IL was awarded this $7,283,917 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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