Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa Transportation Commission Approves Grant for Iowa City

Posted on: February 12, 2013

AMES, Iowa – Feb. 12, 2013 – Today, the Iowa Transportation Commission approved a Revitalize Iowa's Sound Economy (RISE) grant application submitted by Iowa City. Up to $1,906,250 will be made available to assist in construction of approximately 2,100 feet of Moss Ridge Road; and reconstruction of approximately 2,300 feet of Iowa 1, located north of Interstate 80 on the northeast side of town. This project is anticipated to be completed by March 2014. 

This project is necessary to provide access to 170 acres for professional office purposes.

Funding for the grant comes from the city share of the RISE Fund. 


For more information, contact: Craig Markley at 515-239-1027 or


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