Iowa DOT Announces Road Closures After Flooding Hits

As flooding ravages the state, the Iowa Department of Transportation– or DOT– has announced dozens of emergency road closures.

The latest Iowa DOT road closures update includes the following road closures:

(Source: Iowa Department of Transportation. See also the real-time map of Iowa DOT road closures.)

Closure – Interstate 29
Interstate 29 northbound: at Exit 20
exit ramp closed, entrance ramp closed because of flooding

last updated June 6

 
Closure – Interstate 29
Interstate 29 southbound: at Exit 20
entrance ramp closed, exit ramp closed because of flooding

last updated today at 7:40 AM

 
Closure – Interstate 380
Interstate 380 in both directions: from Exit 16 to Exit 28
left lane closed, road closed to all traffic except emergency vehicles — through traffic must keep right
Comment: Linn County: The left lane of I-380 will be reserved for emergency vehicles only. The two right lanes will be open for through traffic. These restrictions are from County Home Road to Highway 30.

last updated today at 12:58 PM

 
Closure – Interstate 380
Interstate 380 southbound: at Exit 19A
exit ramp closed because of flooding
Comment: Linn County: This is the Off-Ramp to 1st Avenue West in downtown Cedar Rapids.

last updated yesterday at 1:32 PM

 
Closure – Interstate 380
Interstate 380 northbound: at Exit 19A
exit ramp closed because of flooding — consider using an alternate route
Comment: Linn County: This is the exit ramp to Diagonal Drive near downtown Cedar Rapids.

last updated today at 11:05 AM

 
Closure – Interstate 380
Interstate 380 northbound: at Exit 19C
entrance ramp closed because of flooding
Comment: Linn County: This is the On-Ramp to 1st Avenue West in downtown Cedar Rapids.

last updated yesterday at 1:25 PM

 
Closure – Interstate 380
Interstate 380 northbound: at Exit 19C
exit ramp closed because of flooding
Comment: Linn County: The is the off-ramp to 1st Street West in downtown Cedar Rapids.

last updated yesterday at 1:29 PM

 
Closure – Interstate 380
Interstate 380 southbound: at Exit 20A
exit ramp closed because of flooding
Comment: Linn County: This is the off-ramp to 1st Street East in downtown Cedar Rapids.

last updated yesterday at 3:32 PM

 
Closure – Interstate 380
Interstate 380 southbound: at Exit 21A
exit ramp closed because of flooding — use a detour where possible
Comment: Linn County: This is the exit ramp to H Avenue near downtown Cedar Rapids. Detour where possible.

last updated today at 9:00 AM

 
Closure – US 6
US 6 in both directions: from State Route 224 to State Route 146
road closed to traffic, road construction — until June 30
Comment: Jasper and Poweshiek Counties. Road construction activities will close US 6 from Kellogg to Grinnell starting 6:30 AM May 30, 2008 until 7:00 PM June 30, 2008. Detour will be: South from Kellogg on IA 224, East on I-80, then North on IA 146 to the junction of US 6 and IA 146 in Grinnell. Marshalltown RCE Office 1-800-251-2706

last updated May 28

 
Closure – US 18
US 18: from Chickasaw County Line to Floyd County Line
road closed to traffic
Comment: US 18 closed at the Floyd-Chickasaw County line due to water over the road. Follow local detour.

last updated June 9

 
Closure – US 18
US 18: from Chickasaw County Road V14 to US 63
road closed to traffic
Comment: U.S. 18 closed west of New Hampton due to water over the road. Follow local detour.

last updated June 8

 
Closure – US 30
US 30: from Boone County Road R18 to Boone County Road R23
road closed to traffic because of flooding — until tomorrow at about 5:00 PM
Comment: Boone County – US 30 from Boone County Road R18 to Montana Road is closed due to flooding until further notice. Detour is in place.

last updated yesterday at 10:53 AM

 
Closure – US 30
US 30 eastbound: from Tama County Road T47 South to US 63
left lane closed, road closed intermittently because of flooding — until tomorrow at about 5:00 PM
Comment: Tama County – US 30 eastbound left lane closed intermittently from Montour Road to T47 due to pumping water from roadway.

last updated today at 10:09 AM

 
Closure – US 34
US 34: at Nebraska State Line
road closed to traffic because of bridge maintenance work — until November 30
Comment: US 34 bridge to Plattsmouth Nebraska is closed until November 2008. The detour route is on IA 370 and I-29.

last updated April 21

 
Closure – US 52
US 52: at Clayton County Road C17 East
road closed to traffic because of a parade — follow local detour — starting 8:30 AM, 07/04/08 until July 4
Comment: Clayton County: The City of Garnavillo is having a parade on U.S. Hwy 52 starting at Harrison Street to Clayton Street. Detour set up by city. For further information contact Kathie Rustad at 382-3631..

last updated June 6

 
Closure – US 61
US 61 in both directions: from State Route 99 to Louisa County Road G56
road closed to traffic because of flooding — use a detour where possible
Comment: Louisa County. US 61 is closed to traffic in both directions from northern city limits of Wapello, Iowa to south of IA 92 due to flooding. A suggested detour for US 61 traffic is to use IA 78, west to US 218, then north on US 218 to IA 1, head north on IA 1 to US 30, back East on US 30 to US 61 South. Lonnie Ford 563-260-1311

last updated today at 1:10 PM

 
Closure – US 61
US 61 in both directions: from State Route 22 East to US 67 South
road closed to traffic because of flooding — follow the detour signs
Comment: Mississippi River Flooding in downtown Davenport, follow marked Emergency Detour.

last updated today at 8:11 AM

 
Closure – US 63
US 63: from Tama County Road E64 to Tama County Road E49 East
road closed to traffic because of flooding — until tomorrow at about 5:00 PM
Comment: Tama County – US 63 is closed from Tama south to County Road E64 all week due to flooding.

last updated yesterday at 10:55 AM

 
Closure – US 63
US 63: at US 218
road closed
Comment: US63 closed downtown Waterloo. From University Avenue to Commercial St. Both directions. Due to flooding.o

last updated June 10

 
Closure – US 63
US 63: at Black Hawk County Road C66
road closed
Comment: US63 Southbound closed at C66 in Black Hawk County due to flooding.

last updated June 10

 
Closure – US 63
US 63: from Howard County Road A23 West to Minnesota State Line
road closed to traffic because of a parade — starting 3:35 PM, 06/14/08 until Saturday, at about 5:00 PM
Comment: Howard County: The City of Chester is having a parade that will cross U.S. Hw 63 at Minnesota Street. Parade will stop intervals to allow traffic traveling north and south on Hwy 63. Detour set up by the city. For further information contact Kathie Rustad at 382-3631.

last updated yesterday at 12:52 PM

 
Closure – US 65
US 65 in both directions: from Hardin County Road D65 to State Route 175 East
road closed to traffic — until September 19
Comment: Hardin County. US 65 closed for bridge construction over Honey Creek at Hardin County Road D-55. The US 65 detour will be West on Hardin County Road D-65 to Hardin County Road S-27, then North on Hardin County Road S-27 to IA 175, then East on IA 175 to US 65. Marshalltown RCE 1-800-251-2706

last updated April 10

 
Closure – US 65
US 65 in both directions: from State Route 175 East to Hardin County Road D41
road closed to traffic — until July 4
Comment: Hardin County. US 65 will be closed due to a bridge replacement project from the North intersection of IA 175 to the intersection of Hardin County Road D41. The US 65 detour will be: North intersection of US 65 and Iowa 175, then East on Iowa 175 to Hardin County Road S55, North on S55 to the intersection of D41 and S55, then West on D41 to US 65. Marshalltown RCE 1-800-251-2706

last updated June 9

 
Closure – US 65
US 65: at 16th Street North East
road closed
Comment: US65 4 lane road reduced to 2 lanes north of Mason City.

last updated June 10

 
Closure – US 67
US 67 in both directions: from Illinois State Line to Federal Street
road closed to traffic, flooding — follow the detour signs
Comment: Mississippi River flooding in Downtown Davenport on HWY 67, follow marked Emergency Detour.

last updated today at 8:03 AM

 
Closure – US 69
US 69: from 1st Street SE to 120th Street
road closed to traffic, major flood
Comment: U.S. 69 is closed from Belmond north to just south of County Road C20 due to water over the road. Roadway will remain closed until all bridges can be inspected.

last updated today at 1:57 PM

 
Closure – US 151
US 151 in both directions: from US 6 West to State Route 220
road closed to traffic because of flooding — follow the detour signs
Comment: Iowa County: Rising waters of the Iowa River.

last updated today at 1:54 PM

 
Closure – US 169
US 169: from US 6 to State Route 44
road closed to traffic because of flooding
Comment: US 169 is closed in Adel. Detour route is west on F65 to P58 then north to IA 44 then east to US 169.

last updated June 10

 
Closure – US 218
US 218 in both directions: from State Route 8 to Black Hawk County Line
road closed because of flooding — follow the detour signs
Comment: Benton County: This extends up to the City of LaPorte.

last updated today at 8:19 AM

 
Closure – US 218
US 218: at Main Street
road closed
Comment: US 218 in LaPorte City at the bridge is closed due to flooding.

last updated yesterday at 7:28 AM

 
Closure – US 218
US 218: from I-380 to State Route 3 East
road closed
Comment: US218/IA27 "Avenue of the Saints" closed from Junction I380/US 20 in Waterloo to C-57 due to major flooding. Northbound through traffic recommended detour route – US 20 to I35. Southbound closed at C57 – detoured on C-57 east to US 63, South to C-66, East to V-49, South to Dubuque Road, East to Plaza Dr. and South to US20. Local traffic follow local detours.

last updated June 10

 
Closure – US 218
US 218 southbound: at State Route 57; IA 58
road closed
Comment: US 218 southbound ramp to IA 57 westbound has been closed due to flooding.

last updated June 9

 
Closure – US 275
US 275: from Missouri State Line to State Route 333 East
road closed to traffic because of flooding

last updated June 8

 
Closure – US 275
US 275: at End of US 275
road closed to traffic because of construction work
Comment: closed at the Missouri river into Omaha.

last updated yesterday at 3:12 PM

 
Closure – Iowa 1
Iowa 1 in both directions: from Linn County Road W8E to US 30
road closed to traffic because of flooding — follow the detour signs
Comment: Linn County: The rising of the Cedar River just south of the City of Mt. Vernon.

last updated today at 1:50 PM

 
Closure – Iowa 2
Iowa 2 eastbound: from Start of IA 2 to I-29
roadway reduced to one lane because of flooding
Comment: Water is on IA 2 eastbound reducing to one lane of traffic between milepost 1 and 2.

last updated June 10

 
Closure – Iowa 3
Iowa 3: at Butler County Road T63
road closed
Comment: IA 3 closed due to flooding West of Shellrock

last updated June 9

 
Closure – Iowa 3
Iowa 3: from Junction of IA 13 West to Junction of Clayton County Road W68
road closed to traffic because of a parade — starting 9:30 AM, 06/14/08 until Saturday, at about 12:30 PM
Comment: Clayton County: The City of Strawberry Point is having a parade on Iowa Hwy 3&13. Detour set up by the city. For further information contact Kathie Rustad at 382-3631.

last updated yesterday at 1:48 PM

 
Closure – Iowa 5
Iowa 5 northbound: from Warren County Road S31 to Warren County Road S23
road closed to traffic because of flooding — detour in operation — until Sunday, at about 4:00 PM
Comment: Warren County – IA 5 northbound at Harford closed due to flooding. Detour is in place.

last updated today at 10:56 AM

 
Closure – Iowa 9
Iowa 9: from US 52 to Winneshiek County Road A52
roadway reduced to three lanes — until June 25
Comment: Winneshiek County. Grading and pavement widening for adding left hand turn lanes. The westbound outside lane is closed within the work zone to provide contractor a work area. No width restrictions. New Hampton RCE Office – 1-800-373-7343.

last updated May 13

 
Closure – Iowa 14
Iowa 14: at Marshall County Road E27
road closed
Comment: Rising waters have forced the closure of IA 14 North of Marshalltown.

last updated June 7

 
Closure – Iowa 21
Iowa 21 in both directions: from IA 212 East to Benton County Road E66
road closed because of flooding — follow the detour signs
Comment: Benton County/Iowa County. Occurs South of Belle Plaine due to the rising of the Iowa River.

last updated today at 8:20 AM

 
Closure – Iowa 24
Iowa 24: from Winneshiek County Road B32 to US 52
road closed to traffic
Comment: IA 24 closed at Fort Atkinson due to a bridge approach washed out on the overflow bridge of the Turkey River. Follow local detour.

last updated June 9

 
Closure – Iowa 57
Iowa 57: from State Route 14 North to Grundy County Road T55 East
road closed, major flood
Comment: IA 57 closed due to flooding from New Hartford to Parkersburg.

last updated today at 11:42 AM

 
Closure – Iowa 57
Iowa 57: from Black Hawk County Line to US 218
road closed
Comment: IA 57/US 218 and all associated ramps closed from Cedar Falls to Greenhill Road in Waterloo.

last updated June 10

 
Closure – Iowa 78
Iowa 78: at Henry County Road W47
bridge closed due to bridge construction work
Comment: Bridge closed at Coppock on IA 78. Detour for eastbound traffic. Take IA 1 at Brighton north to Washington then IA 92 east to county road W55 south onto W47 to IA 78. For westbound traffic. Go north at intersection IA 78 and county road W47. County road turns into W55. Then go West on IA 92 in Washington to IA 1 South to Brighton and turn onto IA 78 West. Jeff Johnson. RCE. 1-800-224-6021.

last updated October 5

 
Closure – Iowa 92
Iowa 92: from Marion County Road T17 to Mahaska County Line
roadway reduced to one lane because of flooding
Comment: Marion County. IA 92 is reduced to one lane from Mahaska County Line to Marion County Road T17 due to flooding. A suggested detour is to use IA 163 North to IA 14, then South on IA 14 back to IA 92. Brien Keltner 515-250-3374

last updated today at 1:29 PM

 
Closure – Iowa 92
Iowa 92: from IA 371 to Mahaska County Road V13
road closed to traffic because of flooding
Comment: Mahaska Co. IA 92 is closed to traffic from IA 371 to Mahaska County Road V13 due to flooding of the Skunk River. Traffic is advised to take a different route. Eastbound traffic can go south on IA 23 then come back north on county road Urbana Avenue then north on Ventura Avenue. Westbound traffic can come south on county road Ventura Avenue then south on Urbana Avenue then back north on IA 23. Steve Vannoni 641-673-7697

last updated today at 8:20 AM

 
Closure – Iowa 92
Iowa 92: from Louisa County Road X17 to IA 70
road closed to traffic
Comment: Louisa County. IA 92 will be closed to traffic on east end of Columbus Junction city limits. Eastbound traffic will be detoured north on IA 70 then east and south on city streets. West bound traffic will be detoured north and west on city streets then back south on IA 70. Crews will be building levys on shoulder of IA 92. Lonnie Ford 563-260-1311

last updated today at 8:19 AM

 
Closure – Iowa 117
Iowa 117: from IA 163 to I-80
road closed to traffic because of flooding — until today at about 3:15 PM
Comment: Jasper County – IA 117 through Colfax is closed to outside traffic. Please use alternate routes.

last updated today at 6:59 AM

 
Closure – Iowa 150
Iowa 150 in both directions: at Benton County Road E16
road closed because of flooding
Comment: Benton County: The closure is between County Road E-16 and 2nd Street in Vinton from the rising of the Cedar River..

last updated June 10

 
Closure – Iowa 150
Iowa 150 in both directions: at US 20
road closed because of flooding — follow the detour signs
Comment: Buchanan County: The Wapsipinicon is out of its banks within the City of Independence. A marked detour is in place.

last updated today at 8:21 AM

 
Closure – Iowa 150
Iowa 150: at Buchanan County Line
road closed to traffic because of a parade — starting 10:00 AM, 06/28/08 until June 28
Comment: Fayette County: The City of Maynard is having a parade on Iowa Hwy 150 starting at 1st Street South to 4th Street South. Detour set up by city. For further information contact Kathie Rustad at 382-3631.

last updated June 6

 
Closure – Iowa 187
Iowa 187: from IA 3 to Fayette County Road W45
road closed to traffic — follow the detour signs — until August 2
Comment: Fayette County. Road closed for culvert replacement work 0.5 mile southeast of Arlington. A marked detour will route traffic west on IA 3 to Co. Rd. W45, then north on Co. Rd. W45 to IA 187. Please use caution and follow the detour route signs. New Hampton RCE Office – 800-373-7343.

last updated May 21

 
Closure – Iowa 220
Iowa 220: from US 6 to Iowa County Road F15
road closed because of flooding — follow the detour signs

last updated today at 8:20 AM

 
Closure – Iowa 281
Iowa 281: at Black Hawk County Road V49
road closed to traffic — until August 1
Comment: Black Hawk County. Road closed to through traffic at Intersection of IA 281 and Co. Rd. V-49. Removal of existing intersection to build a roundabout configuration to improve traffic flow and safety. Through traffic on Co. Rd. V-49 will be routed west on Dubuque Rd. to Co. Rd. V-43, north to Donald St., and east on Donald St. back to Co. Rd. V-49. Through traffic on IA 281 will be routed south on Co. Rd. V-51 to Dubuque Rd., west on Dubuque Rd. to Co. Rd. V-43, then north to IA 281. Please use caution and follow marked signing on the detour routes. Work is expected to be completed by early fall. New Hampton RCE Office – 800-373-7343.

last updated April 2

 
Closure – Iowa 330
Iowa 330: at Marshall County Road E29 North
road closed
Comment: IA 330 is closed due to rising waters from the Iowa River.

last updated June 6

 
Closure – Iowa 934
Iowa 934: at US 63
road closed due to a major flood
Comment: IA 934 in Waterloo is closed due to flooding from Ansborough Avenue to US 63.

last updated yesterday at 4:35 PM