Iowa DOT News

April 2022

Temporary closure of Iowa 83 between Iowa 173 and U.S. 6 in Atlantic begins Monday, April 18

April 11, 2022

CRESTON, Iowa – April 11, 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. Monday, April 18 until 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, 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,...

Des Moines County Road H-38/Mediapolis Road just west of Mediapolis closed for three weeks

April 7, 2022

FAIRFIELD, Iowa – April 7, 2022 – Culvert and drainage construction work for the new U.S. 61 interchange over Des Moines County Road H-38/Mediapolis Road requires closing H-38/Mediapolis Road just west of Mediapolis for three weeks, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Fairfield construction office. 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...

Temporary closure of U.S. 34 near Red Oak on Monday, April 11

April 7, 2022

CRESTON, Iowa – April 7, 2022 – A project to repair a concrete bridge deck on U.S. 34 between Iowa 48 and Montgomery County Road M-37 near Red Oak requires the closure of U.S. 34 in both directions from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, April 11, 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 Iowa 48, Montgomery County Road H-34/200th Street, and...

Iowa Transportation Commission to meet April 12

April 7, 2022

AMES, Iowa – April 7, 2022 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting on Tuesday, April 12 at the Mid-America Center, 1 Arena Way, Council Bluffs. Business meeting agenda Tuesday, April 12, 2022 Time Title Presenter 8 a.m. *Approve Minutes of the March 8, 2022, Commission Meeting Danielle Madden, Commission assistant, 515-239-1919 Commission Comments DOT Staff Comments *Administrative Rules -761 IAC 520 – Regulations Applicable to Carriers -761 IAC 529 – For-Hire Interstate Motor Carrier Authority...

Iowa 117/North Walnut Street in Colfax to temporarily close Sunday, April 10

April 6, 2022

AMES, Iowa – April 6, 2022 – Demolition and removal of an old building at 114 Iowa 117/North Walnut Street in Colfax will require temporarily closing the roadway to traffic from Front Street to Division Street beginning on Sunday, April 10 until mid-May, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s District 1 office. Motorists will be directed onto a signed detour on Interstate 80 and within Colfax during this closure. The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with...

Emergency closure on U.S. 69 in the Ankeny area for utility work

April 6, 2022

GRIMES, Iowa – April 6, 2022 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is coordinating with the Des Moines Water Works on an emergency closure of U.S. 69 from NE 54th Avenue to NE 66th Avenue south of Ankeny. Des Moines Water Works requested the road closure to make emergency utility repairs in the area. The closure is expected to be in place for up to a week. U.S. 69 traffic is being detoured using local roads. The Iowa DOT reminds...

Intermittent lane closures on various routes in northeast Iowa begin Monday, April 11

April 6, 2022

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa – April 6, 2022 – Full-depth concrete patching projects on various routes in northeast Iowa will require intermittent lane closures with pilot cars and flaggers directing traffic through the work zones on two-lane highways and single-lane closures on four-lane highways. All Work will begin on Monday, April 11, until late May, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s New Hampton construction office. Routes affected by construction work include: Mitchell County U.S. 218 in Osage from...

U.S. 169 near Algona to close Monday, April 11 for bridge replacement project

April 5, 2022

MASON CITY, Iowa – April 5, 2022 – A project to replace the bridge over the Black Cat Creek on U.S. 169, 4.2 Miles north of U.S. 18, requires closing the roadway to traffic beginning on Monday, April 11, until Sept. 30, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Mason City construction office. During this project, motorists will be detoured around the work zone by traveling west for approximately 2 miles on Kossuth County Road B-30 to Kossuth...

Lane closures on southbound I-380 in Black Hawk County to begin Monday, April 11

April 4, 2022

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa – April 4, 2022 – A hot-mix asphalt resurfacing project on southbound Interstate 380 from Jesup (exit 55) to U.S. 20 in Black Hawk County will require lane closures beginning on Monday, April 11, until mid-September, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s New Hampton construction office. 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...

Public input requested for proposed bridge replacement on Iowa 93 in Fayette County

April 4, 2022

AMES, Iowa – April 4, 2022 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input for a proposed bridge replacement on Iowa 93 over a stream, 0.7 miles west of Fayette County Road V-68. The proposed project involves replacing the existing 30’ x 30’ steel beam bridge with a twin 12’ x 11’ x 90’ reinforced concrete box. Construction of the project is expected to begin in 2024. Through traffic on Iowa 93 will be detoured during construction using...

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