Nighttime lane closures on eastbound I-80 near Council Bluffs begin tonight


June 7th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – June 7, 2011 – Nighttime construction work will cause lane closures on eastbound Interstate 80 between Madison Avenue (exit 5) and U.S. 6 (exit 8) near Council Bluffs from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. beginning Tuesday, June 7, until Saturday, June 11, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Council Bluffs construction office. 

The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey posted speed limits and other signs in the work area, and be aware that traffic fines for moving violations are at least double in work zones. As in all work zones, drivers should stay alert, allow ample space between vehicles and wear seat belts.