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Iowa DOT uses Waze Connected Citizens program

The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) announced it started its first phase with the Waze Connected Citizens program, which will help drivers access real-time traveler information through phones, websites, and mobile apps. The Waze data comes from the Waze mobile app that is gathered through crowd-sourced data from drivers who report on traffic disruptions. Read More »

Iowa releases state transportation map for 2015-2016

The Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) said it has released the 2015-2016 Iowa Transportation Map in paper, web and mobile forms. With the publication of this map, IDOT is planning to release transportation maps every two years to reflect changes in the state's infrastructure and in response to the popularity of the online version, which is updated annually. Read More »

Northbound I-29 ramps at U.S. 275/Iowa 92 to close for one year

The Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) said on Monday that the on- and off-ramps for northbound I-29 at the U.S. 275/Iowa 92 interchange (exit 47) are set to close on Thursday for approximately one year for road work. In addition, Denmark Drive into Metro Crossing will be closed until sometime in September. This road will open again in September 2015. Read More »