Iowa DOT News Release



Nighttime intermittent lane closures on east- and westbound I-80 near West Des Moines begin Sunday, May 16

Posted on: May 05, 2021

CRESTON, Iowa – May 5, 2021 – Nighttime construction work on east- and westbound Interstate 80 between Jordan Creek Parkway (exit 121) and Grand Prairie Parkway (exit 118) will require intermittent lane closures daily from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. beginning on Sunday, May 16, until Thursday, Dec. 2, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Creston construction office.

Beginning on Monday, May 17, weather permitting, both shoulders of east- and westbound I-80 between Grand Prairie Parkway (exit 118) and Jordan Creek Parkway (exit 121) will be closed due to road construction work. This project is also scheduled for completion on Thursday, Dec. 2.

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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Iowa highway in the evening