Road Information

Interstate 29 in Iowa Total Mileage in State: 151 miles
Northern End: At South Dakota state line
Southern End: At Missouri state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 151 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Fremont, Mills, Pottawattamie, Harrison, Monona, Woodbury
Major Junctions in Photos: IA 2, near Percival
I-80, in Council Bluffs
I-480, in Council Bluffs
I-680, near Crescent
I-129, in Sioux City
Control Cities in Photos: Hamburg, Council Bluffs, Sioux City

Northbound

   

Iowa welcome sign as Interstate 29 North enters the Hawkeye State from Missouri.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Speed limit signs on Interstate 29 North upon crossing the border. The speed limit on most rural Interstates in Iowa is 70 mph with a minimum of 40 mph.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 1: IA 333 - Hamburg  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North shield located near mile marker 2.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 3. It's 18 miles to Sidney and 50 miles to Council Bluffs.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

The first northbound Rest Area on Interstate 29 lies 34 miles ahead, at mile marker 38.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North: Road view from mile marker 7.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 10: IA 2 - Sidney / Nebraska City  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at the Weigh Station located near mile marker 11.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 15: CR J26 - Percival  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 20: CR J24 - McPaul / Thurman  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North approaching Exit 24 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 24: CR L31 - Bartlett / Tabor  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North: Road view from mile marker 27.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 32: US 34 West - Plattsmouth / Pacific Junction  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Use Exit 35 to get to Red Oak.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 35: US 34 East / US 275 South - Glenwood  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at the Rest Area located near mile marker 38.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Use Exit 42 to Offutt Air Force Base.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 42: IA 370 - Bellevue, NE  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Near mile marker 45, the speed limit drops to 65 mph as you begin to approach the Council Bluffs area.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

At mile marker 47.2, the speed limit drops even more to 55 mph. The 40 mph minimum remains intact.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Use Exit 47 for Iowa School For Deaf.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 47: US 275 North / IA 92 - Lake Manawa  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 48: Interstate 80 East - Des Moines. Just ahead, Interstate 29 North and Interstate 80 West will run together for a brief 2.5 miles.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Use Exit 3 for Historic Dodge House.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North / Interstate 80 West at Exit 3: IA 192 North - Council Bluffs / Business District / Lake Manawa  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Use Exit 1B for Western Historic Trails Center and the Dog Track/Casino  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North / Interstate 80 West approaching Exit 1A - 1 1/2 miles.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North / Interstate 80 West at Exit 1B: South 24th St / Council Bluffs  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Use Exit 1A for Eppley Airfield and Mormon Trail Center.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North / Interstate 80 West at Exit 1A: Interstate 29 North - Sioux City  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 52: Riverboat Casino / Nebraska Ave / Dog Track-Casino  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 53A: Riverboat Casino / 9th Ave / Harrahs Blvd  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Take the next left (Exit 53B) for Carter Lake and Eppley Airfield.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 53B: Interstate 480 West / US 6 West - Omaha  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 54B: N 35th St  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 55: N 25th St  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Near mile marker 56, the speed limit finally is bumped up to 65 mph.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 58. It's 6 miles to Crescent and 90 miles to Sioux City.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

At mile marker 58, the speed limit increases to 70 mph once again.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North approaching Exits 61A-B - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Use Exit 61A to a local Ski Area.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Use Exit 61B for Mormon Trail Center.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 61A: CR G37 East - Crescent  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 61B: Interstate 680 West - North Omaha  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North / Interstate 680 East at Exit 66: Honey Creek  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North / Interstate 680 East: Road view from mile marker 68.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North / Interstate 680 East approaching Exit 71 - 3/4 mile.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North / Interstate 680 East at Exit 71: Interstate 680 East - Des Moines  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 72: Loveland / Wilson Island State Park  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Use Exit 75 for DeSoto Wildlife Refuge and Steamboat Exhibit.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 75: US 30 - Missouri Valley / Blair, NE  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at the Rest Area located near mile marker 79.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 82: CR F50 - Modale  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North: Road view from mile marker 84.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 89: IA 127 - Mondamin  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at the Rest Area located near mile marker 91. This one is parking only; there are no facilities.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North: Road view from mile marker 94.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Use Exit 95 for Loess Hills State Forest.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 95: CR F20 - Little Sioux  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North: Road view from mile marker 98.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North: Road view from mile marker 103.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 105: CR E60 - Blencoe  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at the Rest Area located near mile marker 109.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Use Exit 112 for Lewis and Clark State Park and Keel Boat Exhibit.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 112: IA 175 - Onawa / Decatur, NE  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North: Road view from mile marker 116.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 120: Whiting  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North: Road view from mile marker 124.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Use Exit 127 to the Casino and Winnebago Indian Reservation.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 127: IA 141 - Sloan  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North: Road view from mile marker 130.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at the Rest Area located near mile marker 132. This one is also only for parking and has no facilities.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 134: Salix  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 135: Port Neal Landing  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at the Rest Area located near mile marker 139.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

At mile marker 140.5, the speed limit drops to 65 mph.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Use Exit 141 to 185th Air Refueling Wing and 1st-113th Cavalry National Guard.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Also use Exit 141 for the Air Museum.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 141: CR D38 - Sioux Gateway Airport / Sergeant Bluff  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Use Exit 143 for Lewis and Clark Stadium and Sgt Floyd Monument.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 143: Singing Hills Blvd  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 144A: US 20 East / US 75 North - Fort Dodge / Le Mars  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 144B: Interstate 129 West / US 20 West / US 75 South - South Sioux City  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Use Exit 147A for the Convention Center and River Front.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Near mile marker 147, the speed limit decreases to 55 mph as you enter the Sioux City area.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 147A: Floyd Blvd / Historic 4th St  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 147B: Downtown / Tyson Events Center  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 148: US 77 South - S Sioux City, NE / Wesley Pkwy  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Use Exit 149 to Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center and Briar Cliff University.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 149: Hamilton Blvd  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North at Exit 151: IA 12 North - Akron  (Photo taken 6/6/12).

Interstate 29 North as it prepares to cross the Big Sioux River into South Dakota.  (Photo taken 6/6/12).