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Proposed improvements of the I-29/I-480/West Broadway Interchange area in Council Bluffs to be discussed August 15

Posted August 8, 2017

The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing Tuesday, August 15, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. to discuss the proposed improvements of the I-29/I-480/West Broadway Interchange area in Council Bluffs from just north of the Union Pacific Railroad crossing to just south of the 25th Street interchange, as well as to gather feedback from the public regarding the completed environmental documentation, alternative(s), and impacts for the proposed improvements. The area also includes the I-29 and I-480 system interchange. A meeting to discuss specific right-of-way acquisition will be held later this year.

All interested persons are invited to attend this hearing at the Council Bluffs Interstate Program Office in the Mall of the Bluffs, 1751 Madison Avenue, Suite 750, in Council Bluffs. The hearing will be conducted utilizing a combined open forum and formal format. Iowa DOT staff will be available to informally discuss the proposed improvements between 5:00 and 6:00 p.m. and following the formal presentation until 7:00 p.m.

A formal presentation will begin at 6:00 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session. There will be a three-minute limit per speaker during the question-and-answer session. Persons wishing to make a formal presentation will need to note that at the time of registration. Oral and written statements will be accepted during the open forum and the formal sessions. (read more)

South Expressway Exit Ramp Closed for 30 Days

Posted July 5, 2017

The East System Interchange Phase II reconstruction is currently underway and is scheduled to be complete in 2018. On Monday, July 10, construction crews will close the I-80 westbound/I-29 northbound exit to South Expressway (Exit 3) at 6 a.m. The exit ramp will be closed for approximately 30 days while the ramp is connected to the future interstate alignment. (read more)

Lane Repair Project Planned Tomorrow, Expect Delays

Posted May 23, 2017

The right lane of I-80 westbound/I-29 northbound, between the Highway 192/South Expressway (Exit 3) ramps, will be closed for repairs on Wednesday, May 24 beginning at 9:00 a.m., weather permitting. Repairs should be complete by 5:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 25.

To reduce traffic volumes while the repair occurs, the northbound on-ramp at U.S. 275/Iowa 92 (Exit 47) and the westbound on-ramp at Madison Avenue (Exit 5) will be closed from 9:00 a.m. Wednesday to 5:00 a.m. Thursday. Iowa DOT anticipates significant delays could occur, so motorists are encouraged to find alternate routes. Motorists are encouraged to allow for extra travel time while this interstate repair takes place. (read more)

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