Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa Transportation Commission Approves Grant for Mills County

Posted on: February 12, 2013

AMES, Iowa – Feb. 12, 2013 – Today, the Iowa Transportation Commission approved a Revitalize Iowa's Sound Economy (RISE) Local Development grant application submitted by Mills County. Up to $1,626,510 will be made available to assist in construction of approximately 5,650 feet of 190th Street south from Jesup Avenue toward U.S. 34, located west of Interstate 29. This project is anticipated to be completed by October 2014. 

This project is necessary to provide access to six lots totaling 402 acres for industrial, transportation logistics and warehousing purposes. Funding for the grant comes from the county share of the RISE Fund.  


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


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