U.S. 30 to Remain Open Near Boone as Flood Waters Recede
BOONE COUNTY, Iowa -- Officials now say they don't see a need to close U.S. 30 near Boone. The Iowa Department of Transportation announced Tuesday morning that it planned to close the highway between Boone County Road R-18 and Iowa 17. They were expecting the Des Moines River to rise enough to cover the roadway and had planned to close the road by noon on Wednesday.