Iowa – June 20, 2013 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will be closing offices
on the Fourth of July holiday.
business locations will be closed Thursday, July 4.
Iowa DOT driver's license
Iowa DOT driver's license stations will be closed Thursday, July 4, and will
reopen Friday, July 5, at 8:30 a.m.
Office of Vehicle and
Motor Carrier Services
The Iowa DOT’s Office of Vehicle and Motor Carrier
Services, normally open Monday through Friday, will close at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday,
July 3, and reopen at 8 a.m. Friday, July 5. This includes the permit
The Iowa DOT recommends commercial vehicle
operators plan ahead if they will need services from the Iowa DOT around the Fourth
of July holiday. Commercial vehicle operators needing fuel or trip permits for
travel in Iowa during the Fourth of July should obtain them prior to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday,
No movement of oversize loads will be
permitted in Iowa from noon Wednesday, July 3, until 30 minutes prior to sunrise
on Friday, July 5.
Because the permit center typically
experiences a heavy workload on the day following a holiday, customers are
urged to submit applications for oversize permits, especially those more than
156,000 pounds, several days before needing the permit.
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.
Office of Driver Services at 515-237-3253 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Office of Motor Carrier Services at
515-237-3264 or email@example.com