I-29 in Iowa remains open


June 5th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

AMES, Iowa – June 5, 2011; 3:15 p.m. – The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) is reporting that all portions of Interstate 29 in Iowa remain open at this time.

The minor levee boil south of Hamburg in Missouris Atchison County has NOT impacted I-29 in Iowa. The Iowa DOT is monitoring the situation in Hamburg, but there is no imminent danger to I-29 at this time.

If it becomes necessary to close the interstate or other state roadways due to flooding, the Iowa DOT will provide the public with as much advance notice as possible. If a road is closed due to flash flooding, a notice will be issued as quickly as possible.

For the latest road condition information 24 hours a day, visit http://www.511ia.org/ or call 511 (within Iowa) or 800-288-1047 (outside Iowa).