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District 4-Southwest

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...

Lane closures on westbound U.S. 275/Iowa 92/Veterans Memorial Highway at Metro Drive in Council Bluffs scheduled for Tuesday, April 9

April 8, 2024

ATLANTIC, Iowa – April 8, 2024 – If you drive on westbound U.S. 275/Iowa 92/Veterans Memorial Highway at Metro Drive in Council Bluffs you need to be aware of lane closures on Tuesday, April 9 that may impact your trip. The Iowa DOT, in partnership with the City of Council Bluffs, will close U.S. 275/Iowa 92/Veterans Memorial Highway at Metro Drive to replace a traffic signal pole and mast arm. The scheduled lane closures will include occur at the following...

Lane closures on U.S. 59 south of Avoca begin on Monday, April 1

March 26, 2024

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – March 26, 2024 – If you are driving on U.S. 59 one mile south of Avoca in the coming weeks you need to be aware of a lane closure that may impact your trip. Crews will begin replacing the other half of the bridge on U.S. 59 beginning on Monday, April 1, weather permitting. The roadway will be reduced to one lane with a 10-foot lane width restriction. Trucks with wide loads traveling north of the...

Iowa 333 near Hamburg to close on Monday, April 1

March 15, 2024

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – March 15, 2024 – If you drive on Iowa 333 near Hamburg you need to be aware of an upcoming road closure that could impact your trip. Beginning on Monday, April 1, weather permitting, crews will close the roadway from the BNSF Railroad to 0.6 miles east of Interstate 29 so grading and paving work can be done, according to the Council Bluffs construction office. This work will aid in flood protection and raise the grade...

Eastbound I-80 exit ramp at Dallas County Road R-16 (exit 113) near Van Meter to close on Monday night, March 18

March 8, 2024

CRESTON, Iowa – March 8, 2024 – If you travel on eastbound Interstate 80 near Van Meter you should be aware of upcoming ramp closure that may slow down your trip. Crews need to close the eastbound I-80 ramp (exit 113) near Van Meter so new grading and pavement work can be completed. The exit ramp will be closed from 8 p.m. Monday, March 18 until July 1, weather permitting. While the exit ramp is closed you will follow a...

Intersection of U.S. 275 and Iowa 333 becomes a 4-way stop on Friday, March 15

March 6, 2024

HAMBURG, Iowa – March 6, 2024 – If you drive on U.S. 275 and Iowa 333 near Hamburg you need to be aware of an intersection change that could affect your trip. Beginning on Friday, March 15, the current 3-way stop will be changed to a 4-way stop. This change will improve operations as well as safety at this location. Motorists will be alerted to this change by digital message signs in the next few days. Help keep everyone on...

2023 Annual Report Highlights Progress on the Council Bluffs Interstate System Improvement Program

February 1, 2024

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — Feb. 1, 2024 – The Council Bluffs Interstate System Improvement Program released its 2023 Annual Report today that highlights progress made on construction projects over the last year. The annual report features information about completed and active projects, public outreach, program status and statistics for work completed in 2023. This multi-year, multi-stage construction program has been transforming the transportation system in the Council Bluffs area, making travel safer and more convenient. The entire program is scheduled...

Overnight road closures on eastbound I-80 near West Des Moines scheduled for Monday, Dec. 11 and Tuesday, Dec. 12

November 30, 2023

CRESTON, Iowa – Nov. 30, 2023 – If you travel on eastbound Interstate 80 near West Des Moines you should be aware of upcoming overnight road closures that may slow down your trip. Our crews need to close eastbound I-80 between Grand Prairie Parkway (exit 118) and Jordan Creek Parkway (exit 121), at 8:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 11, until 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12, and at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12, until 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec....

Overnight road closure on eastbound I-80 in West Des Moines scheduled for Monday, Nov. 6

November 1, 2023

CRESTON, Iowa – Nov. 1, 2023 – You may notice a delay on eastbound Interstate 80 west of Des Moines overnight on Monday, Nov. 6 into Tuesday, Nov. 7. The Iowa Department of Transportation needs to close the road overnight between Jordan Creek Parkway and Grand Prairie Parkway. Our contractors have planned an overnight road closure on Monday, Nov. 6 at 10 p.m. until Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 5 a.m., weather permitting. The road closure will allow the contractor to...

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,...

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