Drivers on 1st Avenue at I-80 will have new traffic control patterns starting on December 4, 2023
See information below regarding a change in traffic control on 1st Avenue at I-80 starting on December 4, 2023, and continuing until mid-April 2024.
The changes at both locations will be made after the peak morning commute on December 4.
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.