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As of Tuesday, June 27th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.16 across Iowa according to AAA. This is down $.04 from last week and $.12 lower than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.25, down $.03 from last week’s price.
The new northbound Interstate 29 Nebraska Street off-ramp (exit 147B) in Sioux City will be opened to traffic at 5 p.m. this Friday, June 30, weather permitting.
The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input on the proposed reconstruction and addition of turn lanes at the U.S. 30 and Clinton County Road Y-62/260th Avenue intersection, approximately 1 mile west of U.S. 61 in Clinton County.
"You cannot text. You cannot Facebook. You can still make a phone call, but you cannot be actually texting as you drive down the road," said Trooper Alex Dinkla, an Iowa State Patrol spokesman.
Iowa and Illinois share jurisdiction of the I-74 corridor. The Iowa Department of Transportation is the lead agency for the bridge construction project and corresponding projects within Iowa.
Next weekend will be the busiest Independence Day weekend for travel in history, according to predictions.
The next phase of construction for the Iowa 3 reconstruction project in Waverly will require shifting traffic to the new outside lanes in the downtown area starting Monday, June 26, weather permitting.
Trump is pushing congress to pass a spending plan to upgrade the nation’s infrastructure and he asked each governor to submit a list of their top five infrastructure priorities.
As of Tuesday, June 20th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.20 across Iowa according to AAA. This is down $.05 from last week and $.10 lower than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.28, down $.04 from last week’s price.
All Iowa Department of Transportation business locations, including the Iowa DOT’s driver’s license stations and the vehicle permit center will be closed Tuesday, July 4, in honor of Independence Day. The locations will resume regular hours of operation on Wednesday, July 5.