Iowa DOT News Release

Proposed improvements of a U.S. 69 bridge in Hancock County to be discussed May 24 in Garner

Posted on: May 11, 2017

AMES, Iowa – May 11, 2017 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Wednesday, May 24, to discuss the proposed improvements of the U.S. 69 bridge over the east branch of the Iowa River, 3.8 miles north of the north junction of U.S. 18, in Hancock County.

Through traffic on U.S. 69 would be detoured during bridge construction using Hancock County roads B-20, R-64, and B-30. For more information, see the website listed below.

All interested persons are invited to attend this meeting anytime between 5 and 6:30 p.m. at Garner City Hall, Council Chambers, 135 W. Fifth St.

The meeting will be conducted utilizing an open forum format. Iowa DOT staff will be present to informally discuss the proposed improvements.

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 May 22.

For general information regarding the proposed improvements or public meeting, contact Nick Humpal, P.E., district design engineer, Iowa DOT District 2 Office, 428 43rd St. SW, Mason City, Iowa 50401, phone 641-423-7584 or 800-477-4368, 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. To submit a comment online about this project, go to:


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