Iowa DOT News Release



Actions taken by the Iowa Transportation Commission at its Dec. 13 meeting in Ames

Posted on: December 13, 2016

AMES, Iowa – Dec. 13, 2016 – The Iowa Transportation Commission approved the following items during its meeting today at the Iowa Department of Transportation’s headquarters at 800 Lincoln Way in Ames.

Order
number

Title

 

Actions
taken

 

Presenter

D-2017-31

Approve Minutes of the Nov. 8, 2016, Commission Meeting

 

Approved

 

Danielle Griggs,
Commission secretary,
515-239-1919

D-2017-32

Administrative Rules:  
-761 IAC 1, Organization of the Department of Transportation
-761 IAC 10, Administrative Rules
-761 IAC 11, Waiver of Rules
-761 IAC 12, Declaratory Orders
-761 IAC 112, Primary Road Access Control
-761 IAC 115, Utility Accommodation

 

Approved

 

Lee Wilkinson, director,
Operations and Finance Division,
515-239-1340

MV-2017-33

Administrative Rules:
-761 IAC 400, Vehicle Registration and Certificate of Title
-761 IAC 410, Special Mobile Equipment

 

Approved

 

Mark Lowe, director,
Motor Vehicle Division,
515-237-3121

MV-2017-34

Administrative Rules:
-761 IAC 605, License Issuance
-761 IAC 630, Nonoperator’s Identification Card

 

Approved

 

Mark Lowe, director,
Motor Vehicle Division,
515-237-3121

PPM-2017-35

Revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economy (RISE) – Council Bluffs

 

Approved
(see details below)

 

Craig Markley, director,
Office of Systems Planning,
515-239-1027

H-2017-36

FY 2018 Traffic Safety Improvement Program

 

Approved

 

Jan Laaser-Webb,
Office of Traffic and Safety,
515-239-1349

PPM-2017-37

Calendar Year (CY) 2017 Intercity Bus Grant Program

 

Approved

 

Ryan Ward,
Office of Public Transit,
515-233-7877

PPM-2017-38

Job Access Reverse Commute and
New Freedom Funding Recommendations

 

Approved

 

Sree Mitra,
Office of Public Transit,
515-239-1806

RISE grant application approved
The RISE program was established to promote economic development in Iowa through construction or improvement of roads and streets. Iowa cities and counties are eligible for funding in the form of a grant, loan, or combination thereof. Projects must involve construction or improvement of a public roadway. There are two RISE project types: 1) Immediate Opportunity, and 2) Local Development. More information is available at www.iowadot.gov/systems_planning/rise.htm.

Council Bluffs: Up to $957,374 from the city share of the RISE Fund was approved for a Local Development grant to assist in reconstruction of approximately 710 feet of Gifford Road and construction of approximately 1,880 feet of South 19th Street located on the south side of town. This project is necessary to provide improved access to six lots totaling more than 89 acres for light industrial purposes. This project is anticipated to be completed by November 2017.

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