Temporary morning closures of east- and westbound I-80 at West Branch (exit 254) in Johnson County begin on Wednesday, Feb. 22
DAVENPORT, Iowa – Feb. 20, 2023 – Placement of beams for the Wapsi Avenue Bridge over Interstate 80 in Johnson County, which is part of the new six-lane project by the West Branch/Herbert Hoover Highway area, requires closure of the east- and westbound I-80 from West Branch (exit 254) to Johnson County Road F-44/ Herbert Hoover Highway (exit 249) beginning at midnight on Wednesday, Feb. 22, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Davenport construction office.
Eastbound lanes of I-80 from West Branch (exit 254) to Johnson County Road F-44/ Herbert Hoover Highway (exit 249) will be closed from midnight until 5 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22. Eastbound I-80 traffic will be detoured at Johnson County Road F-44/ Herbert Hoover Highway (Exit 249) through West Branch to eastbound I-80 (Exit 254).
Westbound lanes of I-80 from West Branch (exit 254) to Johnson County Road F-44/ Herbert Hoover Highway (exit 249) will be closed from midnight until 5 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23. Westbound I-80 traffic will be detoured through West Branch (Exit 254) to Johnson County Road F-44/ Herbert Hoover Highway to westbound I-80 (Exit 249).
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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