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Proposed improvements to U.S. 20 at Swiss Valley Road in Dubuque County to be discussed June 15 in Dubuque

5/25/2017

The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Thursday, June 15, to discuss the proposed interchange and right of way needs to U.S. 20 at Swiss Valley Road in Dubuque County.

Week of May 22 fuel and energy price update

5/24/2017

As of Tuesday, May 23rd, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.29 across Iowa according to AAA. This is up $.04 from last week and $.05 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.37, up $.03 from last week’s price.

Iowa 224 in Jasper County to temporarily close May 30 for reconstruction

5/24/2017

A hot-mix asphalt pavement reconstruction project on Iowa 224 between U.S. 6, near Kellogg, and Interstate 80 will require closing the roadway to traffic in both directions beginning at 5 a.m. Tuesday, May 30, until mid-October 2017, weather permitting.

Lane repairs begin tomorrow on westbound I-80/northbound I-29 in Council Bluffs

5/23/2017

The right lane of westbound Interstate 80/northbound I-29 between the Iowa 192/South Expressway (exit 3) ramps will be closed for repairs beginning at 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, until 5 a.m. Thursday, May 25, weather permitting.

Memorial Day travel traffic expected to be heaviest since 2005

5/22/2017

Gail Weinholzer, at AAA-Iowa, predicts it’ll be the busiest Memorial Day for travel in more than a decade.

Iowa smartphone driver's licenses expected to launch in 2018

5/22/2017

Iowans should be able to start downloading their driver's licenses onto smartphones in about 12 to 18 months, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation.

10 things to know about Iowa DOT's new $3.5 billion five-year plan

5/22/2017

The Iowa Transportation Commission has unveiled the draft of a new $3.5 billion, five-year plan to guide the development of the state's highway system between 2018 and 2022.

Judge: Des Moines, Cedar Rapids 'misinformed' court in speed camera case

5/19/2017

Cedar Rapids and Des Moines officials “misinformed” the court about who bears the cost of removing traffic camera equipment on primary highways and interstates in their cities, according to an order late Wednesday from a Polk County judge.

Judge rejects request to issue traffic camera tickets during appeal

5/18/2017

Polk County Judge Scott D. Rosenberg has rejected a request by the cities of Cedar Rapids, Muscatine and Des Moines to continue issuing tickets from automated traffic cameras during an appeal of an order to remove the cameras, according to a Wednesday ruling.

Week of May 15 fuel and energy price update

5/17/2017

As of Tuesday, May 16th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.25 across Iowa according to AAA. This is up $.02 from last week and $.07 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.34, holding steady at last week’s price.

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