Interstate 480 South / West

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Interstate 480 West

West Broadway (old U.S. 6) transitions into Interstate 480 beyond the last of the retail west of 35th Street in Council Bluffs.
03/28/16

An entrance ramp links Avenue A west of N 35th Street with Interstate 480. This ramp will be removed during the 2020-23 West Broadway Interchange project.
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I-480 is unmarked at the entrance ramp from Avenue A westbound.
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Interstate 480 begins with two westbound lanes passing below flyover ramps and the I-29 mainline. This stretch of freeway will be replaced with an at-grade street.
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Interstate 480 U.S. 6 West

The first shield for Interstate 480 west stands along the connection from West Broadway.
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U.S. 6 joins the Gerald R. Ford Freeway from I-29 north.
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Departing I-29 south for Interstate 480 west.
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Confirming markers for I-480/U.S. 6 west posted ahead of the 41st Street underpass.
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I-480/U.S. 6 ascend onto the Civil War General Grenville Dodge Memorial Bridge across the Missouri River. Carter Lake, Iowa lies north of the river along Abbott Drive via Exit 4.
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Opened on November 1, 1966, the Grenville Dodge Memorial Bridge is a steel plate girder span.1
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Traffic partitions at the west end of the Missouri River Bridge with two lanes continuing along I-480 (Gerald R. Ford Freeway) and two taking U.S. 6 onto Dodge Street through Downtown Omaha.
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Replaced sign bridge for the I-480/U.S. 6 westbound split at Exit 4.
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I-480 shifts northward by CHI Health Center Omaha while U.S. 6 parallels the freeway to the south along the couplet of Dodge Street west and Douglas Street east.
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Interstate 480 West

Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge spans the Missouri River east from Lewis & Clark Landing to River's Edge Pavilion in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
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The two-wye interchange joining I-480 with U.S. 75 (North Freeway) was rebuilt to eliminate left exit ramps and unused connections with the canceled West Freeway.
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Interstate 480 U.S. 75 South

U.S. 75 overlaps with I-480 two miles south to the Kennedy Freeway.
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Exit 1A departs from I-480/U.S. 75 south in a half mile for Martha Street and Ed Creighton Avenue (old N-38) at Hanscom Park.
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I-480 meets Interstate 80 beyond the diamond interchange (Exit 1A) with Martha Street east and Ed Creighton Avenue west.
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The ramp for Interstate 80 west is numbered based upon the I-80 cross state mileage.
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Three lanes separate from I-480/U.S. 75 south for Interstate 80 west toward Lincoln. The ensuing westbound exit is with 42nd Street.
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Curving southeast, I-480/U.S. 75 elevate over BNSF, UP and AMTRAK railroad lines to the directional T interchange with Interstate 80 east.
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U.S. 75 extends south from the end of I-480 along the Kennedy Freeway to Bellevue and Offutt Air Force Base.
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Sources:
  1. Grenville Dodge Memorial Bridge. John A. Weeks III.


Photo Credits:

09/05/05, 06/18/15, 03/28/16 by AARoads

Connect with:
Interstate 80
U.S. 75

Page Updated 02-13-2020.