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District 2-Northeast

Iowa 150 Planning Study to be discussed online

January 6, 2023

AMES, Iowa – Jan. 6, 2023 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a virtual public information meeting to discuss the planning study on Iowa 150. The study area is a 28-mile corridor on Iowa 150 from just north of I-380 in Benton County, extending through Buchanan County to the south edge of Fayette County and its junction with Iowa 281 just south of Oelwein’s city limits. Virtual presentation: When: Anytime between Jan. 17 (around Noon) – Jan. 30,...

Traffic patterns will change at the intersection of U.S. 18/U.S. 218/Iowa 27 at Floyd County Road T-44 south of Floyd on Tuesday, Nov. 22

November 17, 2022

MASON CITY, Iowa – Nov. 17, 2022 – Changes to traffic patterns will occur at the intersection of U.S. 18/U.S. 218/Iowa 27 at Floyd County Road T-44 south of Floyd on Tuesday, Nov. 22, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Mason City construction office. Traffic pattern changes Eastbound traffic on U.S. 18/Iowa 27 currently in a head-to-head traffic pattern will be moved to the newly constructed lanes and will use the on/off ramps for access to northbound...

Iowa 3 Bridge Replacement to be discussed in Dumont on November 1, 2022

October 25, 2022

AMES, Iowa – Oct. 25, 2022 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a virtual and in person public information meeting to discuss the proposed bridge replacement on Iowa 3 over the Hartgraves Creek overflow, 0.5 mile West of Butler County Road T-16 in Butler County. In-person meeting: When: November 1, 2022 between 5 and 6:30 pm Location: Dumont Fire Station, 630 First St., in Dumont Description: Iowa DOT and consultant staff will be present to discuss the proposed...

Temporary closure of Iowa 150 and 55th Street west of Urbana begins Monday, Oct. 17

October 11, 2022

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa – Oct. 11, 2022 – Concrete pavement work on the Iowa 150 curve west of Urbana at the intersection with 55th Street and 31st Avenue at the new roundabout will require temporarily closing Iowa 150 and 55th Street beginning on Monday, Oct. 17, until mid-November, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s New Hampton construction office. During this project, motorists will use a marked detour route using Benton/Buchanan County Road V-71 and Buchanan County Road...

Inside lane closures on I-380 from the I-380/U.S. 218/U.S. 20 interchange east to the I-380/U.S. 20 interchange in Black Hawk County to begin Tuesday, Sept. 6

August 29, 2022

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa – Aug. 29, 2022 – Grading work for installation of cable guardrail along Interstate 380 in Black Hawk County will require inside lane closures from the I-380/U.S. 218/U.S. 20 interchange east to the I-380/U.S. 20 interchange beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 6, until late September, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s New Hampton construction office. The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey the posted speed limit and other signs in the work...

Update: U.S. 63 from Traer to Hudson to temporarily close Tuesday, Sept. 6 for concrete pavement work

August 19, 2022

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa – Aug. 19, 2022 – A concrete pavement overlay project from Wolfe Creek bridge to 0.5 mi south of Iowa 58 will require closing U.S. 63, starting Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 7 a.m., until Nov. 14, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Marshalltown construction office. During this closure, traffic will be directed around the work zone using Iowa 8, Iowa 21, Black Hawk County Road D-35, and U.S. 63 (see map). The Iowa DOT reminds...

Iowa 3 Bridge Replacement to be discussed in Waverly on August 15, 2022

August 8, 2022

AMES, Iowa – Aug. 8, 2022 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a virtual and in person public information meeting to discuss the proposed bridge replacement of the Iowa 3 bridge over the Cedar River, 3.7 miles east of U.S. 218 in Waverly. In-person meeting: When: August 15, 2022 between 5 and 6:30 pm Location: Waverly City Hall, 200 First St. NE, in Waverly Description: Iowa DOT staff will be present to discuss the proposed bridge replacement. No...

Update: Lane closures on westbound U.S. 20 bridge over Black Hawk Creek west of U.S. 63 in Black Hawk County to begin Monday, July 25

July 14, 2022

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa – July 14, 2022 – A bridge deck joint repair project on the westbound U.S. 20 bridge over Black Hawk Creek 0.7 miles west of U.S. 63 in Black Hawk County will require reducing traffic to one lane using temporary barrier rail in the work zone beginning on Monday, July 25, until early September, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s New Hampton construction office. The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey...

Lane closures on westbound U.S. 20 bridge over Black Hawk Creek west of U.S. 63 in Black Hawk County to begin Monday, July 18

July 11, 2022

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa – July 11, 2022 – A bridge deck joint repair project on the westbound U.S. 20 bridge over Black Hawk Creek 0.7 miles west of U.S. 63 in Black Hawk County will require reducing traffic to one lane using temporary barrier rail in the work zone beginning on Monday, July 18, until early September, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s New Hampton construction office. The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey...

U.S. 18 near Wesley to close Tuesday, July 5 for roadway pipe replacement

June 29, 2022

MASON CITY, Iowa – June 29, 2022 – A project to replace a roadway pipe under U.S. 18 just east of the Kossuth County Road R-14 (240th Street) intersection will require U.S. 18 traffic to utilize a detour beginning on Tuesday, July 5, until July 19, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Mason City construction office. During this project, motorists will be detoured around the work zone by traveling south for approximately 1.1 miles on Kossuth County...

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