Merry Christmas days earlier from the Iowa Division of Transportation (IDOT).
IDOT introduced on Wednesday morning the opening of the brand new overflight ramp between I-80 eastbound and I-380 northbound. Drivers heading east in direction of Coralville who want to journey northbound to North Liberty or Cedar Rapids will now use the elevated bridge that crosses over Interstate 380. The trefoil ramp is closed , so be sure to don't miss the earlier launch. Nevertheless, in the event you do, you’ll be able to simply flip round on the Coralville exit simply up the street on I-80 heading east.
Eastbound vacationers wishing to move north will take the identical exit as these heading south 218. As soon as on the exit, you’ll take the left facet of the exit ramp to entry the ramp. entry to the brand new flyover bridge which passes above. all lanes of I-80 earlier than becoming a member of I-380 northbound.
Please additionally be aware that the IDOT states that "drivers from US 218 and northbound I-380 will discover a left-hand shift in site visitors on the newly accomplished sidewalk within the median". Fortuitously, this could make for a smoother experience on this space. Nevertheless, the DOT goes on to say, "Drivers ought to anticipate delays in journey time."
Watch out and luxuriate in the brand new greater and safer ramp. Don't recognize the view in your first journeys. Safety first. Here’s a temporary overview of its development.
That is the second new ramp to open at I-80 and I-380. The I-80 eastbound ramp to Southbound Route 218 was opened on Thursday, December 10.