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Nighttime closure of eastbound I-80 between Grand Prairie Parkway and I-35 in West Des Moines begins on Wednesday, May 15

May 14, 2024

CRESTON, Iowa – May 14, 2024 – If you drive on eastbound Interstate 80 between Grand Prairie Parkway (exit 118) and the west mix master at Interstate 35 in West Des Moines you need to be aware of upcoming nighttime construction work that may impact your trip according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Creston construction office. Work on repainting lines on the pavement will occur on eastbound I-80 from 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15 until 5:30 a.m. Thursday,...

Nighttime closures of eastbound I-80 between Grand Prairie Parkway and 60th Street (exit 122) in West Des Moines begin on Sunday, May 19

May 10, 2024

CRESTON, Iowa – May 10, 2024 – If you drive on eastbound Interstate 80 between Grand Prairie Parkway (exit 118) and 60th Street (exit 122) in West Des Moines you need to be aware of upcoming nighttime construction work that may impact your trip according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Creston construction office. Work on concrete paving and grading will occur on eastbound I-80 nightly from 8:30 p.m. until 5:30 a.m. from Sunday, May 19 through Thursday morning, May...

Overnight closure of westbound I-80 between Grand Prairie Parkway and Jordan Creek Parkway scheduled for Monday, May 13

May 7, 2024

CRESTON, Iowa – May 7, 2024 – If you drive on westbound Interstate 80 between Jordan Creek Parkway (exit 121) and Grand Prairie Parkway (exit 118) you need to be aware of upcoming nighttime construction work that may impact your trip according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Creston construction office. Beginning at 8:30 p.m. on Monday, May 13, until 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, weather permitting, crews will close westbound I-80 so sign trusses can be installed. When westbound...

Closure of U.S. 63 between U.S. 6 and Tama Delayed until Friday, May 10

May 3, 2024

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa – May 3, 2024 – Due to weather conditions, the planned closure of U.S. 63 between U.S. 6 and the city of Tama has been delayed until Friday, May 10. Crews will close the roadway and place an overlay on the existing road. You will follow a marked detour route around the work zone using U.S. 6, Iowa 21, and U.S. 30. Help keep everyone on the road safer. Drive with caution, obey the posted speed limit and...

Road closure on Iowa 146 near Searsboro begins on Monday, May 6

April 29, 2024

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa – April 29, 2024 – If you drive on Iowa146 near Searsboro in Poweshiek County you need to be aware of an upcoming road closure. On Monday, May 6 until mid-July, weather permitting, crews will close the intersection of Iowa146 and Poweshiek County Road F-62 so the intersection can be reconstructed. While the intersection is closed, you will follow a marked detour route around the work zone using Interstate 80, and Poweshiek County roads T-38, and F-62. (see...

U.S. 63 between U.S. 6 and Tama closing on Monday, May 6

April 29, 2024

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa – April 29, 2024 – If you drive on U.S. 63 in Tama and Poweshiek counties between U.S. 6 and the city of Tama in Tama County, you need to be aware of an upcoming road closure that may impact your trip. Beginning on Monday, May 6 until late September, weather permitting, crews will close the roadway and place an overlayment on the existing road. You will follow a marked detour route around the work zone using U.S....

Closure of 580th Street north of U.S. 30 in Ames begins on Monday, April 29

April 17, 2024

JEFFERSON, Iowa – April 17, 2024 – If you travel on 580th Street north of U.S. 30 on the east side of Ames you need to be aware of a traffic pattern change that could affect your trip. On Monday, April 29 at 7 a.m., until late May, weather permitting, crews will close a stretch of 580th Street from north of U.S. 30 up to old U.S. 30/Lincoln Way so crews can work on grading and paving the intersection of...

Overnight closure of eastbound I-80 between Grand Prairie Parkway and Jordan Creek Parkway scheduled for Wednesday, April 17

April 9, 2024

CRESTON, Iowa – April 9, 2024 – If you drive on eastbound Interstate 80 between Grand Prairie Parkway (exit 118) and Jordan Creek Parkway (exit 121) you need to be aware of upcoming nighttime construction work that may impact your trip according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Creston construction office. Beginning at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, until 4 a.m. Thursday, April 18, weather permitting, crews will close eastbound I-80 so sign trusses can be removed. When eastbound...

Permanent removal of at-grade intersection of Story County Road S14/West 3rd Street and U.S. 30 in Nevada begins on Wednesday, April 10

April 8, 2024

JEFFERSON, Iowa – April 8, 2024 – If you travel on U.S. 30 on the west end of Nevada you need to be aware of a traffic pattern change that could affect your trip. On Wednesday, April 10 at 7 a.m., weather permitting, crews will start to permanently remove the at-grade intersection of old Story County Road S-14/West 3rd Street and U.S. 30. Construction crews will start on the south side of the project by closing old Story County Road...

Closure of northbound I-35 on-ramp at 13th Street (exit 113) in Ames begins on Monday, April 8

April 2, 2024

AMES, Iowa – April 2, 2024 – If you use the northbound Interstate 35 entrance ramp at 13th Street (exit 113) to reach northbound I-35 you need to be aware of an upcoming ramp closure that could impact your trip. Beginning on Monday, April 8 until Friday, April 12, weather permitting, the northbound I-35 entrance ramp at 13th Street (exit 113) will be closed so crews working with the City of Ames can construct sanitary sewer lines and paving in...

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