Iowa DOT News

October 2023

U.S. 30 northeast of Woodbine is now open

October 24, 2023

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Oct. 24, 2023 – You can now travel on U.S. 30 northeast of Woodbine in Harrison County. Crews have completed the bridge replacement project. Help keep everyone on the road safer. 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, you should stay alert, allow ample space between vehicles,...

La mejora propuesta de carreteras y aceras en Postville se analizará el 24 de octubre de 2023

October 23, 2023

AMES, Iowa, 23 de octubre de 2023: Únase al Departamento de Transporte de Iowa en una reunión de información pública virtual o en persona para analizar las mejoras propuestas a las carreteras y aceras en la U.S. 18 y Iowa 51 en Postville. Las mejoras a las carreteras incluyen pulido con diamantes y parches en la U.S. 18 desde el oeste de West Street hasta Iowa 51. Planeamos volver a pavimentar Iowa 51 desde los límites norte de la ciudad...

Nighttime entrance and exit ramp closures on westbound I-80 (exit 254) in Johnson County begin on Wednesday, Oct. 25

October 20, 2023

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Oct. 20, 2023 – If you drive on westbound Interstate 80 in Johnson County you need to be aware of an asphalt pavement project that may impact your trip. This project is part of the preliminary work for a much larger construction project set to begin next year. Construction crews will close the westbound entrance and exit ramps on westbound I-80 (exit 254) nightly from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Sunday through Thursday nights beginning on...

Southbound exit ramp and northbound entrance ramp on U.S. 61 at Mount Joy (exit 124) will reopen on Tuesday, Oct. 31

October 20, 2023

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Oct. 20, 2023 – If you drive on U.S. 61 near Mount Joy in Scott County you need to be aware of a concrete pavement reconstruction project that may impact your trip. Construction crews will reopen the southbound exit ramp and northbound entrance ramp on U.S. 61 at Mount Joy on Tuesday, Oct. 31, weather permitting. Crews will then close the southbound entrance ramp from Scott County Road F-55/210th Street east to the southbound U.S. 61 entrance...

UPDATE: Overnight road closure on I-80 in West Des Moines extended

October 19, 2023

CRESTON, Iowa – Oct. 19, 2023 – Due to rain last night, the Iowa Department of Transportation couldn’t complete the work on eastbound Interstate 80 around Jordan Creek Parkway. To get the work done, we’ll need to close eastbound I-80 between Jordan Creek Parkway and Grand Prairie Parkway overnight tonight, Thursday, Oct. 19, starting at 8 p.m. We expect the road to re-open by 5 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 20, weather permitting. This closure will allow the contractor to place...

Bridge replacement project on Iowa 926/Kenyon Road in Fort Dodge begins on Wednesday, Oct. 25

October 18, 2023

JEFFERSON, Iowa – Oct. 18, 2023 – If you travel on Iowa 926/Kenyon Road in Fort Dodge you need to be aware of a bridge replacement projects that may slow down your trip. Starting on Wednesday, Oct. 25, weather permitting, crews will close the left lane in both directions on Iowa 926/Kenyon Road between Avenue C and South 8th Street so they can do some initial work in the median. Crews will then close the south-/westbound lanes and place you...

You can now drive over the Iowa 92 bridge between Lyman and Griswold

October 18, 2023

CRESTON, Iowa – Oct. 18, 2023 – Work is now complete on the project to replace the bridge on Iowa 92 between Lyman and Griswold. You may now travel over the new bridge. Help keep everyone on the road safer. 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, you should stay alert,...

South 6th Street north of U.S. 30 in Nevada to close on Tuesday, Oct. 24

October 18, 2023

JEFFERSON, Iowa – Oct. 18, 2023 – If you travel on South 6th Street north of U.S. 30 in Nevada you need to be aware of construction work that may slow down your trip. Later this week crews will reopen Story County Road S-14 south of U.S. 30. Starting on Tuesday, Oct. 24, until Tuesday, Nov. 28, weather permitting, crews will close South 6th Street so they can connect the new roadway to South 6th Street and U.S. 30 via...

Proposed roadway and sidewalk improvement in Postville to be discussed on Oct. 24, 2023

October 17, 2023

AMES, Iowa – Oct. 17, 2023 – Join the Iowa Department of Transportation for an in-person or virtual public information meeting to discuss proposed roadway and sidewalk improvements on U.S. 18 and Iowa 51 in Postville. Roadway improvements include diamond grinding and patching U.S. 18 from west of West Street to Iowa 51. We plan to resurface Iowa 51 from the North city limits to U.S. 18 and then continuing to south of Hardin Drive. The proposed sidewalk improvements include...

UPDATE: Overnight road closures on I-80 in West Des Moines extended

October 16, 2023

CRESTON, Iowa – Oct. 16, 2023 – In our continuing efforts to improve the work zone on Interstate 80 around Jordan Creek Parkway, the Iowa Department of Transportation will be closing I-80 overnights this week between Jordan Creek Parkway and Grand Prairie Parkway. The original plan was to close each direction of travel for only one night. That plan has been updated to include two nights of closures in each direction. Sunday, Oct. 15 to Monday, Oct. 16 – closure...

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