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Demolition of the 80th Street bridge over U.S. 30 in Cedar Rapids requires overnight U.S. 30 road closures Sunday nights until Saturday mornings between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. beginning Tuesday, Nov. 1, until Thursday, Nov. 24, weather permitting.
All interested persons are invited to attend this hearing anytime between 5 and 7 p.m. at the Floyd Community Center, 706 Fairfield St. The hearing will be conducted utilizing a combined open forum and formal format.
As of Tuesday, October 25th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.19 across Iowa according to AAA. This is a penny lower than one week ago and $.20 lower than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.23, down a penny from last week’s price.
Construction work at the westbound Interstate 74 and U.S. 67/State Street (exit 4) interchange will require closing the exit 4 ramp to traffic beginning Monday, Nov. 7, until Wednesday, Nov. 23, weather permitting
ISU associate professor of information systems Kevin Scheibe and his fellow researchers went through 10-years of maintenance records. “We found that given the age of the vehicles and the amount of time and money that it takes to keep them up that there is a point where it is more expensive to keep the aging vehicle than it is to replace it with newer technology,” Schiebe says.
With harvest underway, it’s even more important to be careful on the roads.
An officer from Iowa’s transportation department did not have legal authority to issue a speeding ticket to a 16-year-old driver, Polk County District Court Associate Judge Heather Lauber ruled Thursday.
The program pays farmers to leave rows of corn along state highways, as a natural snow fence, to help prevent blowing and drifting.
Traffic patterns will change in the construction area on Interstate 35 between Iowa 2 (exit 12) and the Missouri state line (near Lamoni), beginning 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21.
Removal of the old Iowa 92 bridge over the southbound lanes of Interstate 35 at exit 56 near Bevington will require closing the roadway for three overnight closures from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (Oct. 21-23), weather permitting.