Iowa DOT News Release

Notice of proposed improvements and detour at the intersection of U.S. 69 and Iowa 2 in Decatur County

Posted on: March 09, 2017

AMES, Iowa – March 9, 2017 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is providing notice regarding proposed improvements at the intersection of U.S 69 and Iowa 2 in Decatur County.

The proposed project includes the reconstruction of the east intersection of U.S. 69 and Iowa 2 with new pavement. Iowa 2 will be reconstructed from approximately School Street to Main Street and U.S. 69 will be reconstructed from Iowa 2 to just south of North Second Street. The project will also include sidewalk and driveway replacements.

Iowa 2 traffic will be maintained during construction. U.S. 69 will be closed and traffic will be detoured during construction using Iowa 2 to Interstate 35, north to Decatur County Road J-20, and east to U.S. 69.

If you have any questions regarding the proposed improvements or detour route, please contact Jim Armstrong, P.E., district engineer, Iowa DOT District 5 Office, 307 W. Briggs, P.O. Box 587, Fairfield, Iowa 52556, phone 641-472-4171 or 800-766-4368, email

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