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District 6-East Central

Temporary overnight closure of westbound I-80 at West Branch (exit 254) in Johnson County scheduled for Monday morning, Dec. 5

December 1, 2022

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Dec. 1, 2022 – Removal of the Wapsi Avenue Bridge over Interstate 80 in Johnson County requires closure of the westbound lanes of I-80 from West Branch (exit 254) to Johnson County Road F-44/ Herbert Hoover Highway (exit 249) from 12:01 a.m. until 5 a.m. Monday, Dec. 5, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Davenport construction office. During this closure, westbound I-80 traffic will follow a marked detour route through West Branch (exit 254)...

Interstate 380 Right of Way impacts to be discussed in Johnson and Linn counties

November 23, 2022

AMES, Iowa – November 23, 2022 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting to discuss a widening project and the Right of Way impacts to Interstate 380 from north of Johnson County Road F-12/120th Street to south of U.S. 30 and rebuilding the interchange with Wright Brothers Boulevard. The focus of this meeting is to show the impacts to adjacent property from the proposed projects. In-person meeting: When: November 30, 2022 between 5:00 and 6:00...

Proposed bridge replacement of Iowa 150 bridge over Prairie Creek 1.8 miles east of Benton County Road V-71 to be discussed on October 26, 2022

October 20, 2022

AMES, Iowa – October 20, 2022– The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input for the proposed bridge replacement on Iowa 150 bridge over Prairie Creek, 1.8 miles east of Benton County Road V-71. Construction of the project is expected to begin in Spring of 2024. Traffic will be detoured using Benton County Road V-71 and Buchanan County Roads V-71 and D-48 during construction. For general information regarding the project, contact Catherine Cutler, Transportation Planner, Iowa DOT District 6...

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...

Public information meeting to discuss the proposed rebuild of the Boyson Road Interchange

September 9, 2022

AMES, Iowa – Sept. 9, 2022 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a virtual and in person public information meeting to discuss the proposed rebuild of the Boyson Road Interchange. In-person meeting: When: September 29, 2022 between 5 and 6:30 pm Location: Hiawatha City Hall, 101 Emmons Street, Hiawatha Description: Iowa DOT staff will be present to discuss the proposed new interchange. No formal presentation will be made. The meeting space is accessible for persons with disabilities. However,...

Proposed improvements for U.S. 20 NW Arterial in Dubuque County

September 7, 2022

AMES, Iowa – September 7, 2022 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a virtual and in person public information meeting to discuss the proposed improvements on U.S. 20 NW Arterial in Dubuque County. In-person meeting: When: September 27, 2022 between 4 and 6 pm Location: ECIA Office, 7600 Commerce Park, Dubuque Description: Iowa DOT staff will be present to discuss the proposed improvements. No formal presentation will be made. The meeting space is accessible for persons with disabilities....

Proposed pavement replacement of U.S. 218 bridge over abandoned railroad crossing 2.6 miles north of U.S. 30 in Benton County to be discussed on August 30, 2022

August 23, 2022

AMES, Iowa – August 23, 2022 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input for the proposed pavement replacement on U.S. 218 over the abandoned railroad crossing 2.6 miles north of the north junction of U.S. 30 in Benton County. Construction of the project is expected to begin in Spring of 2024. Traffic will be maintained at certain times during construction; however, it will be necessary to reduce traffic down to one lane via the use of flaggers...

Notice of highway corridor preservation for U.S. 151 in Linn County

July 22, 2022

AMES, Iowa – July 22, 2022 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is providing public notice of corridor preservation for a proposed new interchange at U.S. 151 and Linn County Road X-20 Intersection in Springville, in Linn County. This notice includes a depiction of the corridor preservation area on a map, which is available at www.iowadot.gov/pim. Width of the corridor preservation zone varies depending upon location within the corridor. Corridor preservation is a tool the Iowa DOT uses to preserve...

Iowa 3 from Luxemburg to Dubuque to close Tuesday, July 5

June 27, 2022

MANCHESTER, Iowa – June 27, 2022 – A pavement reconstruction project on Iowa 3 from Boy Scout Road to Pfeiler Road will require closing the roadway from Luxemburg to Dubuque beginning on Tuesday, July 5, weather depending, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Manchester construction office. During this construction project, traffic will be detoured around the work zone on U.S. 52 and U.S. 20 from Dubuque through Dyersville. Local traffic will be allowed with a closure east of Rickardsville...

Eastbound I-80 ramps at Herbert Hoover Highway/Johnson County Road F-44 (exit 249) in Johnson County to be closed from June 20 to Nov. 30

June 14, 2022

DAVENPORT, Iowa – June 14, 2022– As part of the Interstate 80/Herbert Hoover Highway (exit 249) interchange project, traffic will be shifted through the new roundabouts onto the new Herbert Hoover Highway bridge Monday, June 20, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Davenport construction office. During this shift the eastbound I-80 exit ramp to Herbert Hoover Highway/Johnson County Road F-44 (exit 249) will be closed. The eastbound I-80 entrance ramp will also remain closed. Both eastbound ramps...

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