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Interstate closures in Council Bluffs this week

Posted: 2:24 PM, Apr 22, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-22 19:25:30Z
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OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The Iowa Department of Transportation says interstate construction in Council Bluffs might impact motorists this week. Portions of I-29,I-80 and some ramps will be closed for repairs.

IDOT's release:

Interstate construction in Council Bluffs could impact motorists travel this week. All closures are weather permitting and could be rescheduled if weather impacts construction.

  • Tuesday, April 23: I-29 southbound between 9th Avenue and Nebraska Avenue will be closed overnight from 10:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Wednesday morning. The I-29 southbound on-ramp at 9th Avenue will also be closed.
  • Wednesday, April 24:
  • The right lane of I-80 westbound Express, just east of South Expressway, will be closed for repairs beginning at 9:00 a.m. Closure will be taken down for the afternoon rush hour by 3:00 p.m.
  • I-29 northbound between Nebraska Avenue and 9th Avenue will be closed overnight from 10:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Thursday morning. The I-29 northbound on-ramp at Nebraska Avenue will also be closed.
  • Thursday, April 25: The right lane of I-80 westbound Express, just east of South Expressway, will be closed for repairs beginning at 9:00 a.m. Closure will be taken down for the afternoon rush hour by 3:00 p.m.

Iowa DOT anticipates significant delays could occur during the I-80 westbound Express lane closure. Motorists are encouraged to use I-29 northbound/I-80 westbound Local lanes as an alternate route. Please allow for extra travel time while this interstate repair takes place.