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District 4-Southwest

WEEKEND CLOSURE OF WEST BROADWAY FOR BRIDGE DEMOLITION

January 26, 2023

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — Jan. 26, 2023 – East- and westbound West Broadway will be closed Saturday morning through early Monday morning, Jan. 28-30, at Interstate 29 for bridge demolition work. The closure will begin at 5 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, and will remain in place until 5 a.m. Monday, Jan. 30, weather permitting. Contractors will be working throughout the duration of the closure. However, the noisiest demolition operations will only occur between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

Temporary ramp closure at the I-29/I-680 system interchange near Crescent scheduled for Monday, Nov. 28

November 22, 2022

ATLANTIC, Iowa – Nov. 22, 2022 – A routine maintenance project at the Interstate 29/I-680 system interchange near Crescent requires closing the southbound I-29 to westbound I-680 ramp from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 28, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s District 4 maintenance office. During this closure, motorists will follow a marked detour route using the loop ramps. The latest traveler information is available anytime through our 511 system. Visit 511ia.org; call 511...

Update: Interstate Changes Happening in Council Bluffs

November 10, 2022

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – Nov. 10, 2022 – Motorists should prepare for multiple overnight closures and changes to Interstate 29 and I-480 in Council Bluffs next week, weather permitting. Cold weather could delay construction activities like lane marking/painting. On Sunday, Nov. 13, I-29 southbound is expected to be closed at 16th Street, from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m., weather permitting. This will allow construction crews to prepare for the extended closure of southbound I-29 at Avenue G. Motorists should follow...

Interstate Changes Happening Next Week in Council Bluffs

November 10, 2022

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – Nov. 10, 2022 – Motorists need to prepare for multiple overnight closures and changes to Interstate 29 and I-480 in Council Bluffs next week. On Sunday, Nov. 13, southbound I-29 will be closed at 16th Street, from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m., weather permitting. This will allow construction crews to prepare for the extended closure of southbound I-29 at Avenue G. Motorists should follow the detours. On Monday, Nov. 14, motorists should plan for the closure...

Proposed pavement replacement and levee construction on Iowa 333 from BNSF railroad to .6 miles east of I-29 in Fremont County to be discussed on November 15, 2022

November 8, 2022

AMES, Iowa – November 8, 2022– The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input for the proposed pavement replacement and levee construction on Iowa 333 from BNSF railroad to .6 miles east of I-29 in Fremont County. Construction of the project is expected to begin in the summer of 2023. Traffic will be maintained at all times during construction via I-29 and U.S. 275. For general information regarding the project contact, Scott Suhr, Transportation Planner, Iowa DOT District 4...

Temporary overnight lane closures of west- and eastbound I-80 in West Des Moines scheduled for Monday, Oct. 3

September 29, 2022

CRESTON, Iowa – Sept. 29, 2022 – A project to set beams for the new Ashworth Road bridge over Interstate 80 in West Des Moines requires a complete closure of westbound I-80 and closure of the left lane of eastbound I-80 between Jordan Creek Parkway (exit 121) and Grand Prairie Parkway (exit 118) from 10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3 until 5 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Creston construction office. During these closures,...

Temporary closure of Pottawattamie County Road M-47 scheduled for Monday, Oct. 3 at 6 a.m.

September 28, 2022

ATLANTIC, Iowa – Sept. 28, 2022 – An Iowa Interstate Railroad project to rebuild the at-grade crossing on Pottawattamie County Road M-47 south of Walnut will require closing the roadway to motorists from 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 3 until Wednesday morning Oct. 5, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s District 4 Office. Motorists will follow a marked detour route using Pottawattamie County Road G-30/Mahogany Road, U.S. 59, and Iowa 83 through Avoca (see map). The latest traveler...

Temporary closure of Pottawattamie County Road G-37/Old Mormon Bridge Road scheduled for Monday, Sept. 26 at 6 a.m.

September 20, 2022

ATLANTIC, Iowa – Sept. 20, 2022 – A CN Railway project to rebuild the at-grade crossing on Pottawattamie County Road G-37/Old Mormon Bridge Road just east of I-29/I-680 system interchange will require closing the roadway to motorists from 6 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26 until Saturday morning Oct. 1, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s District 4 maintenance office. This closure will impact Crescent commuters using the interstate system. Motorists will follow a marked detour route using Pottawattamie...

Update: Temporary overnight lane closures of west- and eastbound I-80 in West Des Moines are now scheduled to begin Wednesday, Sept. 14

September 9, 2022

CRESTON, Iowa – Sept. 9, 2022 – A project to set beams for the new Ashworth Road bridge over Interstate 80 in West Des Moines requires closures of west- and eastbound I-80 between Jordan Creek Parkway (exit 121) and Grand Prairie Parkway (exit 118) and a full closure of Ashworth Road overnights. These closures will now begin on Wednesday night, Sept. 14, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Creston construction office. Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 10 p.m....

Temporary overnight lane closures of east- and westbound I-80 in West Des Moines scheduled to begin Monday, Sept. 12

September 7, 2022

CRESTON, Iowa – Sept. 7, 2022 – A project to set beams for the new Ashworth Road bridge over Interstate 80 in West Des Moines requires closures of east- and westbound I-80 between Jordan Creek Parkway (exit 121) and Grand Prairie Parkway (exit 118) and a full closure of Ashworth Road overnights beginning on Monday night, Sept. 12, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Creston construction office. Monday, Sept. 12 at 10 p.m. until Tuesday, Sept. 13...

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