Iowa DOT News

April 2022

Iowa 8 just west of Iowa 21 to close May 2 for culvert replacement  

April 25, 2022

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa – April 25, 2022 – A culvert replacement project on Iowa 8 just west of Iowa 21 will require the highway to be closed to traffic, from 7 a.m. Monday, May 2, until late July, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Marshalltown construction office. During this closure, traffic will be detoured around the work zone (see map) using U.S. 63, Tama County Road D-65 and Iowa 21. The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with...

Detour of Iowa 31 from U.S. 59 to Washta in Cherokee County begins Monday, May 9

April 25, 2022

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – April 25, 2022 – A concrete overlay project on Iowa 31 from U.S. 59 to Washta in Cherokee County will require detouring Iowa 31 traffic beginning on Monday, May 9, until late-June, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s District 3 office. Traffic will be detoured on U.S. 59 to Cherokee County Road C-66. Cedar Valley Corp, LLC of Waterloo was awarded the $7.2 million dollar project. The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive...

Iowa 3 Proposed Improvements to be discussed in Dubuque County

April 18, 2022

AMES, Iowa – April 18, 2022 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting to discuss the proposed improvements to Iowa 3 from South of Dubuque County Road C9Y in Sageville to 0.7 mile North of Boy Scout Road. The existing pavement will be removed and reconstructed. The Iowa DOT is providing two meeting formats for the public meeting: in person and an at your own pace virtual meeting. Depending on COVID conditions, in your community,...

Temporary closure of Iowa 333 in Fremont County scheduled for Sunday, April 24

April 15, 2022

ATLANTIC, Iowa – April 15, 2022 – In cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District, the Iowa Department of Transportation’s District 4 Office will be closing Iowa 333 between Interstate 29 and Hamburg from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Sunday, April 24, to allow for an inspection of the levee closure structure. The inspection will be completed rain or shine. However, if there is lightning in the area during the inspection time the inspection will be...

Northbound on-ramp on Iowa 27/U.S. 218 interchange south of Donnellson to close Monday, April 25

April 15, 2022

FAIRFIELD, Iowa – April 15, 2022 – Construction work to widen the U.S. 218 on-ramp onto northbound Iowa 27/U.S. 218 will require closing the on-ramp beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, April 25. The on-ramp closure will last for the duration of the project, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Fairfield construction office. Northbound traffic will be detoured onto northbound Business U.S. 218 (180th Avenue) then onto eastbound Iowa 2 to access the Iowa 27/U.S. 218 interchange in Donnellson (see...

Intermittent lane closures on various routes in northeast Iowa begin Monday, April 18

April 15, 2022

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa – April 15, 2022 – Hot-mix asphalt crack filling and sealing projects on various routes in northeast Iowa will require intermittent lane closures with pilot cars and flaggers directing traffic through the work zones. All work will begin on Monday, April 18 and last until mid-July, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s New Hampton construction office. Routes affected by construction work include: Black Hawk County U.S. 218 in La Porte City from Poplar Street...

Update: Temporary closure of Iowa 83 between Iowa 173 and U.S. 6 in Atlantic now begins on Thursday, April 21

April 15, 2022

CRESTON, Iowa – April 15, 2022 – Repairs to the Iowa 83 bridge over the East Nishnabotna River 1.1 miles west of the junction with U.S. 6 in Atlantic requires closing Iowa 83 between Iowa 173 and U.S. 6 from 8 a.m. Thursday, April 21 until 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 16, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Creston construction office. During this project, traffic will be detoured around the work zone using Glacier Road, Echo Road,...

Public input requested for proposed bridge replacement on U.S. 65 in Warren County

April 14, 2022

AMES, Iowa – April 14, 2022 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input for a proposed bridge replacement on U.S. 65 over Otter Creek, 1.6 miles south of Warren County Road G-58, and for the project’s proposed off-site detour. The proposed project involves replacing the existing 3 span 205’ x 28’ pretensioned prestressed concrete beam bridge with a 3 span 239’ x 44’ pretensioned prestressed concrete beam bridge. New bridge approaches will be constructed, and shoulders will...

Lane closures on east- and westbound I-80 in Cass County begin Wednesday, April 20

April 13, 2022

CRESTON, Iowa – April 13, 2022 – A bridge deck overlay project on east- and westbound Interstate 80 between Iowa 173 (exit 54) three miles east of Marne, and Cass County Road N-16 (exit 57) five miles west of Brayton, will require reducing traffic to one lane in each direction controlled with temporary barrier rail beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 20, until Aug. 6, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Creston construction office. Work on this...

Actions taken at Iowa Transportation Commission Tuesday, April 12

April 12, 2022

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – April 12, 2022 – The Iowa Transportation Commission approved the following items during its meeting today at the Mid-America Center, 1 Arena Way, in Council Bluffs Order Number Title Action taken Presenter D-2022-68 Approve Minutes of the March 8, 2022 Commission Meeting Approved Danielle Madden, Commission assistant, 515-239-1919 MV-2022-69 Administrative Rules -761 IAC 520 – Regulations Applicable to Carriers -761 IAC 529 – For-Hire Interstate Motor Carrier Authority -761 IAC 605 – License Issuance -761 IAC...

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