Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa Transportation Commission to meet in Ames Sept. 19

Posted on: September 14, 2017

AMES, Iowa – Sept. 14, 2017 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting Tuesday, Sept. 19, in the Materials Conference Room at the Iowa Department of Transportation’s headquarters at 800 Lincoln Way in Ames.

Business meeting agenda Tuesday, Sept. 19





 1:30 p.m.

*Approve Minutes of the
Aug. 8, 2017, Commission Meeting


Danielle Griggs,
Commission secretary,


Commission Comments


Staff Comments


*Administrative Rules
-761 IAC 110, Highway Project Planning


Mitch Dillavou, director,
Highway Division,


*Administrative Rules
-761 IAC 125, General Requirements and Covenants for Highway and Bridge Construction


Mitch Dillavou, director,
Highway Division,


*Railroad Revolving Loan and Grant Program Recommendation


Laura Hutzell,
Office of Rail Transportation,


*Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2017 Transit Program (vehicle replacement)


Ryan Ward,
Office of Public Transit,


*Revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economy (RISE) – Mason City


Craig Markley, director,
Office of Systems Planning,

 1:45 p.m.



*Action item

Tuesday, Sept. 19
Informal workshop session
The Commission will meet informally with staff from the Iowa DOT beginning at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, in the Materials Conference Room at the Iowa DOT’s headquarters in Ames.

The following transportation-related matters may be discussed, but no action will be taken during the meeting. The items are listed in no particular order and may be discussed at any point during the workshop.


Editor’s note: There are two ways to listen to the Iowa Transportation Commission’s informal workshop session or business meeting or public input session, when scheduled. The broadcast feed and phone lines are active 15 minutes prior to each meeting or session and discontinued immediately after a meeting ends.

  1. Live audio and some presentation materials will be available via the Skype meeting link.
  2. For those who wish to only join via audio, dial 515-817-6093 and use conference ID 57904722.

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