Iowa Department of Transportation

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Nov. 23, 2020 – The Iowa Department of Transportation’s Cedar Rapids construction office announces that Iowa 13 in Linn County has opened one southbound lane on the new alignment today, Nov. 23. All crossovers and county road intersections are also reopened. Work will continue with the goal of having both north- and southbound lanes restored to two lanes in both directions by mid-December.

The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey the posted speed limit 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.

The latest traveler information is available anytime through our 511 system. Visit; call 511 (within Iowa) or 800-288-1047 (nationwide); stay connected with 511 on Facebook or Twitter (find links at; or download the free app to your mobile device.

To receive email or text alerts about traffic incidents, road closures, traffic delays, and other restrictions that affect this highway route or other routes you travel, the Iowa DOT offers the “Your 511” option on It’s easy to subscribe to Your 511 and sign up to receive the email/text alerts. Visit for simple, step-by-step instructions.


Contact: Newman Abuissa at 319-350-3221 or

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