Iowa DOT News Release



Nighttime closures of westbound I-80 near West Branch begin Sunday night, June 20

Posted on: June 13, 2022

DAVENPORT, Iowa – June 13, 2022 – Work on the Interstate 80/Herbert Hoover Highway (exit 249) interchange project requires nighttime closures of both lanes of westbound I-80 between mile markers 249 and 250 from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly beginning on Monday, June 20, until Friday, June 24, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Davenport construction office.

During this closure, traffic will be detoured onto exit 249, across the new Herbert Hoover Highway roundabout, then onto the westbound I-80 entrance ramp.

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: Adrian Simonson at 563-391-2750 or adrian.simonson@iowadot.us


Iowa highway in the evening