PARTS OF I-29 AND I-680 RE-OPEN TO TRAFFIC NEAR COUNCIL BLUFFS

first_imgPart of Interstate 29 in the Omaha-Council Bluffs area that was closed by flooding last month has partly re-opened.The Iowa Department of Transportation reopened I-29 between N. 25th Street in Council Bluffs and the I-680 interchange near Crescent Tuesday evening.In addition, I-680 from the Nebraska border to I-29 near Crescent also was opened.Each roadway has just one lane open in each direction with speeds on I-680 reduced to 55 mph.Old Mormon Bridge Road also opened with a 12 foot vehicle height restriction to provide access into Crescent, Iowa.Many other roadways remain closed in the area due to the flood recovery process.The recovery process may take anywhere from a few days to several months.last_img

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