Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa Transportation Commission approves grant for Greene County

Posted on: November 12, 2013

AMES, Iowa – Nov. 12, 2013 – Today, the Iowa Transportation Commission approved a Revitalize Iowa's Sound Economy (RISE) Immediate Opportunity grant application submitted by Greene County. Up to $425,000 will be made available to assist in the reconstruction of approximately 2,640 feet of Trinity Avenue located northeast of the city of Paton. This project is anticipated to be completed by August 2014.

This improvement is necessary to provide access to Bauer Built Manufacturing Inc., a manufacturer of agriculture planters, and will support the creation of 50 new jobs along with $12 million in associated capital investment. 

Funding for the grant comes from the county share of the RISE Fund 


For more information, contact: Craig Markley at 515-239-1027 or

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