I-80/380 interstate loops closed until mid-July - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

I-80/380 interstate loops closed until mid-July

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Some people in Cedar Rapids are going to be seeing sections of the entrance ramp loops to get onto and off of the interstate closed starting this week, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation's Cedar Rapids construction office. 

Thursday, the loops from eastbound I-80 to northbound I-380 and northbound U.S. 218 to westbound I-80 closed overnights at 8 p.m.   Work continues through mid-July.

The loops from southbound I-380 to eastbound I-80 and westbound I-80 to southbound U.S. 218 closed on Tuesday at 8 p.m. and will be closed until mid-July.

  • Traffic on southbound I-380 will be detoured onto westbound I-80 then on westbound I-80 then through exit 237 (Tiffin) to get to eastbound I-80.
  • Traffic on westbound I-80 will be detoured to exit 237 (Tiffin) then eastbound on I-80 to get onto southbound U.S. 218 at exit 239A.
  • Traffic on eastbound I-80 will be detoured at exit 239A onto southbound U.S. 218 and Melrose Avenue to get to northbound I-380.
  • Traffic on northbound U.S. 218 will be detoured to exit 4 (North Liberty) then onto southbound I-380 then onto westbound I-80.   

The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to be aware that traffic fines for moving violations are at least double in work zones. 

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