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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Interstate Construction Updates

Posted September 5, 2019

Tomorrow morning, construction crews will open the I-80 westbound Express ramp to I-29 northbound. This will allow travelers on I-80 westbound not stopping in Council Bluffs to use I-80 westbound Express lanes if they are traveling to I-29 northbound.

Temporary South Expressway Changes Effective Friday, September 6, at 6 a.m. - Businesses and travelers near South Expressway need to be aware that access to eastbound I-80 and I-29 southbound from South Expressway will be closed until late fall 2019. Drivers can access I-80 eastbound and I-29 southbound via 24th St., Madison Ave. or U.S. 275/Iowa 92. (read more)

PLAN AHEAD: Overnight closures planned and I-29 Southbound to I-80 Eastbound Express opening

Posted August 9, 2019

As construction crews prepare to shift traffic on I-80 eastbound and I-29 Southbound, a series of closures will occur next week to change the overhead signs.

I-80 eastbound Express will be closed Sunday, August 11th, at Exit 1B (24th Street) from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., weather permitting.

I-29 southbound will be closed Monday, August 12th, at Exit 52 (Nebraska Ave) from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., weather permitting. 

When the interstate reopens on Tuesday, August 13th, southbound drivers on I-29 wishing to access I-80 eastbound should take Exit 51, a new ramp, to access the Express lanes. Southbound drivers on I-29 will stay on I-29 southbound in order to access 24th Street or the South Expressway exits. If drivers accidentally choose Express lanes and need to get back to Council Bluffs, drivers can use Exit 5, Madison Avenue or Exit 49, U.S. 275/Iowa 92, to turn around. (read more)

PLAN AHEAD: I-29 Northbound detour begins today

Posted August 7, 2019

The I-29 northbound to I-80 eastbound exit is closing today, August 7th, until late Fall 2019. Traffic will be detoured to use the U.S. 275/IA 92 exit (Exit 47), where they will go through the signalized intersection and use the new detour to I-80 eastbound. I-29 northbound to I-80 westbound will remain the same. (read more)

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