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Proposed improvements along Iowa 316 in Polk County to be discussed Oct. 8

September 26, 2013

AMES, Iowa – Sept. 26, 2013 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Tuesday, Oct. 8, to discuss the proposed bridge deck replacement on Iowa 316 over the Des Moines River, 3.9 miles north of Iowa 5 in Polk County.

All interested persons are invited to attend this meeting anytime between 5 and 6:30 p.m. at the Runnells Community Center, 108 Brown St. in Runnells. The 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.

Traffic would be detoured during construction using 112th Street, Iowa 5, U.S. 65, and Iowa 163.

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 Oct. 1.

For general information regarding the proposed improvements 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 tony.gustafson@dot.iowa.gov.

Visit the Iowa DOT’s project-related public involvement event website at http://www.iowadot.gov/pim 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