Drivers on 1st Avenue at I-80 will have new traffic control patterns starting November 14, 2023
See information below from the Iowa DOT regarding a change in traffic control on 1st Avenue at I-80 starting November 14, 2023, and continuing until mid-December, 2023. See map at bottom.
The Iowa Department of Transportation is managing this project. Please check their 511ia.org website for project updates and real-time traffic conditions.
About the ProjectThe Iowa Department of Transportation is reconstructing the interchange at I-80 exit 242 and 1st Avenue with a diverging diamond interchange (DDI). Major construction started in March 2023. 1st Avenue is reduced to one lane in each direction over I-80 into fall 2024. Drivers should anticipate traffic delays and plan accordingly.
Image above: Map of new traffic flow starting November 14, 2023