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District 4-Southwest

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,...

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...

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,...

Update: Overnight road closures on I-80 in West Des Moines for two nights beginning Sunday, Oct. 15

October 12, 2023

CRESTON, Iowa – Oct. 12, 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 between Jordan Creek Parkway and Grand Prairie Parkway. Our contractors have planned two nights of overnight road closures. On the first night of work, westbound I-80 will close at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 15, and re-open by 5 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 16. On the second...

Overnight road closures on I-80 in West Des Moines for two nights beginning Sunday Oct. 15

October 11, 2023

CRESTON, Iowa – Oct. 11, 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 between Jordan Creek Parkway and Grand Prairie Parkway. Our contractors have planned two nights of overnight road closures. On the first night of work, westbound I-80 will close at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 15, and re-open by 5 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 16. On the second...

U.S. 59 north of Shenandoah to close Monday, Oct. 16 for bridge replacement project

October 9, 2023

CRESTON, Iowa – Oct. 9, 2023 – If you drive on U.S. 59 north of Shenandoah you need to be aware of a bridge replacement project that begins on Monday, Oct. 16 at 8 a.m. until Aug. 1, 2024, that may slow down your trip. U.S. 59 will be closed one mile north of Iowa 48. While crews work on this project you will need to follow a marked detour route from Iowa 48 to U.S. 34. Help keep everyone...

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