Iowa Floods

Traveling in Iowa

Traveler information

Iowa 511

Always up-to-date information for Iowa Interstates, U.S. Highways, and Iowa Routes. See what roads are closed, find detours, view live traffic cameras, locate travel information for bordering states, and more. Call 511 or 800-288-1047 for Iowa 511 if you do not have internet access.
View Iowa road conditions

County 511

Although not all counties are reporting, this map provides information on road closures in many counties, along with detour routes. Sign up to receive notification of county road closures for the counties that are providing information.
View county road conditions

Commercial Trucking

Iowa 511 for Commercial Truckers

Always up-to-date information for Iowa Interstates, U.S. Highways, and Iowa Routes tailored to commercial truck drivers. See what roads are closed, view oversize/overweight restrictions, locate weigh stations, view live traffic cameras, and more.
View trucker-focused traverler information

Disaster emergency waivers available for motor carriers assisting with flood relief

The Governor's Proclamation of Disaster Emergency waives motor carrier fees and regulations to assist with flood recovery.
Find out more information about the waivers.

Nationwide Trucking Permits

Find out about any permit or fee waivers in the United States related to disasters and see which states have disaster proclamations or find disaster proclamations at the federal level.
Find permit or fee waivers in the U.S. related to the disasters

Restoring the roadway

Roadway damage assessment

Flood damage assessments for roadways in Southwest Iowa are ongoing. Repairs are expected to continue for several weeks/months.

Transportation options

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Public Transit

Public transit is available in all 99 counties in Iowa, either by large bus, small bus, or van.

Public transit options
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Iowa Rideshare

Our ride matching system will help you quickly, and securely, find other commuters going your way and connect you with a carpool or vanpool.

Find other commuters
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Taxi Services

Services are available in many communities so be sure to search "taxi services in (your town)" online for your available options

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Uber and Lyft are active in many of Iowa's communities. Paid rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft can be accessed online and through the mobile app.

About paid ride share
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Non-Emergency Medical Transportation

Iowa Medicaid members with full benefits and clients with Medicaid Waiver benefits may qualify for non-emergency medical and/or Waiver-approved transportation. To determine if you qualify, contact your Medicaid Managed Care Organization (MCO).