Iowa DOT News

Weekend Closure of West Broadway for Bridge Demolition

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — June 7, 2023 – East- and westbound West Broadway will be closed Saturday morning, June 10, through early Monday morning, June 12, at Interstate 29 for bridge demolition work. This is the final bridge demolition for the I-29/I-480/West Broadway interchange project. The closure will begin at 5:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 10, and will remain in place until 5:00 a.m. Monday, June 12, weather permitting. Contractors will be working throughout the duration of the closure; however the noisiest demolition operations will only occur between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.


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Iowa DOT is in the process of reconstructing I-80, I-29, and I-480 in the Council Bluffs metropolitan area as part of the Council Bluffs Interstate Improvement Program. This comprehensive interstate redesign will modernize the highway system and improve mobility and safety of approximately 18 miles of interstate.

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 You can also contact the program office at 712-216-3339 or [email protected].

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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