Iowa – May 9, 2013 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will be closing its
offices over the Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 25, through Monday, May 27.
business locations will be closed Monday, May 27.
DOT driver's license stations
Iowa DOT drivers’ license stations will be closed Saturday, May 25, and Monday,
May 27 (offices are normally closed on Mondays). The stations will resume
operations Tuesday, May 28, at 8:30 a.m.
of Vehicle and Motor Carrier Services
Iowa DOT’s Office of Vehicle and Motor Carrier Services, normally open Monday
through Friday, will be closed Monday, May 27. Normal business hours will
resume at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 28. This includes the permit center.
Iowa DOT recommends that commercial vehicle operators plan ahead if they will
need services from the Iowa DOT around the Memorial Day weekend. Commercial
vehicle operators who need fuel or trip permits for travel in Iowa during the
Memorial Day weekend should obtain them prior to 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 24.
movements of oversize loads will be permitted in Iowa from noon Friday, May 24,
until 30 minutes prior to sunrise on Tuesday, May 28.
the permit center typically experiences a heavy workload on the day following
the holiday, customers are urged to submit applications for oversize permits,
especially those more than 156,000 pounds, several days before needing the
permit center, located at 6310 SE Convenience Blvd. in Ankeny, is a one-stop
source for fuel, trip and oversize load permits; International Registration Plan
(IRP) registration; International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) licensing; and
travel authority needed by motor carriers and commercial vehicle operators to
operate in Iowa.