SIOUX CITY, Iowa – July 27, 2021 – A bridge deck overlay project on Interstate 29 in Sioux City requires closing the ramp from eastbound U.S. 20 to southbound I-29 and the loop from northbound I-29 to westbound U.S. 20 at 10 a.m. Friday, July 30, until Friday, October 1, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s District 3 Office. The contractor will reopen southbound I-29 to westbound I-129/U.S. 20 on Friday, July 30.
During this project, eastbound U.S. 20 to southbound I-29 traffic will be detoured to Lakeport Road, to westbound U.S. 20, and to southbound I-29. Traffic from the northbound I-29 loop to westbound U.S. 20 will be detoured to northbound I-29, to Floyd Boulevard, to southbound I-29, and then to westbound U.S. 20 (see maps).
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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