Iowa DOT News Release

Proposed Improvements along U.S. 20 in Dubuque to Be Discussed July 10

Posted on: July 01, 2013

AMES, Iowa – July 1, 2013 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Wednesday, July 10, to discuss the proposed improvements along U.S. 20 between Sundown Road to Northwest Arterial in Dubuque County. An environmental assessment was previously completed in 2004 for this corridor. Iowa DOT staff is proposing modifications to the preferred alternative in the vicinity of the intersection of U.S. 20 with Iowa 32 (Northwest Arterial).

The public is invited to attend the meeting anytime between 4 and 6 p.m. at the East Central Intergovernmental Association Office, 7600 Commerce Park in Dubuque. 

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

The meeting space is accessible for persons with disabilities. However, if you require special accommodations at the meeting, please notify the Iowa DOT contact listed below by July 3. 

For general information regarding the proposed improvements or public meeting, contact Sam Shea, transportation planner, Iowa DOT District 6 Office, 5455 Kirkwood Blvd. SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404, telephone 319-364-0235 or 800-866-4368, 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.


Federal and state laws prohibit employment and/or public accommodation discrimination on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. If you believe you have been discriminated against, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission at 800-457-4416 or Iowa Department of Transportation’s affirmative action officer. If you need accommodations because of a disability to access the Iowa Department of Transportation’s services, contact the agency’s affirmative action officer at 800-262-0003.



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