Iowa DOT News Release

Proposed Reconstruction of I-35 Near Ankeny to Be Discussed April 30

Posted on: April 18, 2013

AMES, Iowa – April 18, 2013 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Tuesday, April 30, to discuss the proposed reconstruction of Interstate 35 from First Street to 36th Street and the First Street interchange near Ankeny.

The public is invited to attend the meeting anytime between 5:30 and 7 p.m. at the Ankeny Fire Station, 120 NW Ash Drive. 

This public information meeting will be conducted utilizing an open forum format. Iowa DOT staff will be present to informally discuss the proposed alternatives. No formal presentation will be made.  

For general information regarding the proposed improvement or public meeting, contact Tony Gustafson, P.E., assistant district engineer, Iowa DOT District 1 Office, 1020 S. Fourth St., Ames, Iowa  50010, telephone 515-239-1635 or 800-899-0623, email 

Visit the Iowa DOT’s project-related public involvement event website at for information about scheduled public meetings and hearings, and opportunities to offer input to the Iowa DOT during the development of certain projects. 


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Iowa highway in the evening