Iowa DOT News Release



Interstate Changes Happening Next Week in Council Bluffs

Posted on: November 10, 2022

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – Nov. 10, 2022 – Motorists need to prepare for multiple overnight closures and changes to Interstate 29 and I-480 in Council Bluffs next week.

On Sunday, Nov. 13, southbound I-29 will be closed at 16th Street, from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m., weather permitting. This will allow construction crews to prepare for the extended closure of southbound I-29 at Avenue G. Motorists should follow the detours.

 

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On Monday, Nov. 14, motorists should plan for the closure of southbound I-29 at Avenue G. Drivers will need to use the Southbound Frontage Road between Avenue G and 9th Avenue to get to their destinations. Iowa DOT expects southbound I-29 to be closed until fall 2023.

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On Tuesday, Nov. 15, weather permitting, construction crews will work overnight to open the eastbound I-480 to northbound I-29 ramp.

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Iowa DOT is working hard to keep the public informed of construction impacts and actively seeks opportunities to update the public. For more information or to sign up for alerts, visit the program website at www.CouncilBluffsInterstate.IowaDOT.gov. You can also contact the program office at 712-216-3339 or info@CouncilBluffsInterstate.com.

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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