Some Iowa roads remain closed

Flooding has impacted several Iowa roadways, leading to temporary road closings in many parts of the state

Flooding has impacted several Iowa roadways, leading to temporary road closings in many parts of the state. The Iowa Dept. of Transportation (DOT) has set up a customer service phone line, at 866-452-8510, for travelers who are navigating state roadways. The line will be in operation from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily until further notice, Iowa DOT said.

As of 6 a.m. this morning, a number of Interstate exit and entrance ramps remained closed. They are:

  • All exit and entrance ramps are closed at the McPaul interchange (exit 20) in Fremont County.
  • Flood waters are over Dubuque Street south of this interchange in Iowa City. The southbound exit from I-80 is closed.
  • The southbound I-380 exit ramp (#21) to H Avenue has been closed due to flooding.
  • The northbound I-380 entrance ramp (#19A) to 1st Avenue West and the southbound I-380 exit ramp (#19B) have been closed due to flood waters over 1st Avenue West in downtown Cedar Rapids. I-380 remains open.
  • The northbound I-380 exit ramp (#19C) to 1st Street West and the southbound I-380 exit ramp (#20A) to 1st Street East have been closed due to flood in downtown Cedar Rapids.
  • The northbound I-380 exit ramp (#19A) to Diagonal Drive has been closed due to flooding.

More up-to-date information can be found at the DOT news website or by calling the customer service line.

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