Iowa DOT News Release



Actions taken by the Iowa Transportation Commission at its Oct. 10 meeting in Fort Madison

Posted on: October 10, 2017

FORT MADISON, Iowa – Oct. 10, 2017 – The Iowa Transportation Commission approved the following items during its meeting today at the Comfort Inn & Suites, 6169 Reve Court, U.S. 61 and Iowa 2, in Fort Madison.

Order
number

Title

 

Actions
taken

 

Presenter

D-2018-19

Approve Minutes of the Sept. 19, 2017, Commission Meeting

 

Approved

 

Danielle Griggs,
Commission secretary,
515-239-1919

A-2018-20

Administrative Rules
-761 IAC 180, Public Improvement Quotation Process for Governmental Entities

 

Approved

 

Lee Wilkinson, director,
Administrative Services Division,
515-239-1340

MVD-2018-21

Administrative Rules
-761 IAC 400, Vehicle Registration and Certificate of Title

 

Approved

 

Mark Lowe, director,
515-239-1111

MVD-2018-22

Administrative Rules
-761 IAC 401, Special Registration Plates
-761 IAC 411, Persons with Disabilities Parking Permits

 

Approved

 

Mark Lowe, director,
515-239-1111

MVD-2018-23

Administrative Rules
-761 IAC 601, Application for License
-761 IAC 605, License Issuance
-761 IAC 630, Nonoperator’s Identification

 

Approved

 

Mark Lowe, director,
515-239-1111

MVD-2018-24

Administrative Rules
-761 IAC 635, Motorcycle Rider Education

 

Approved

 

Mark Lowe, director,
515-239-1111

MVD-2018-25

Administrative Rules
-761 IAC 520, Regulations Applicable to Carriers

 

Approved

 

Mark Lowe, director,
515-239-1111

PPM-2018-26

Fiscal Year 2019 Highway-Railroad Crossing Safety Program

 

Approved

 

Stuart Anderson, director,
Planning, Programming and Modal Division,
515-239-1661

PPM-2018-27

State Recreational Trails Program Recommendations

 

Approved
(see linked news release)

 

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

PPM-2018-28

Revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economy (RISE) – Ankeny

 

Approved
(details below)

 

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

PPM-2018-29

RISE – Cascade

 

Approved
(details below)

 

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

PPM-2018-30

RISE – Farley

 

Approved
(details below)

 

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

 

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.

Ankeny: Up to $435,225 from the city share of the RISE Fund was approved for a Local Development grant to assist in construction of approximately 1,220 feet of Southeast Convenience Boulevard located on the southeast side of town. This project is necessary to provide improved access to three lots totaling more than 25 acres for office, warehouse, distribution, light industrial, and airport purposes, including support of future development of a South Corporate Terminal Area at the Ankeny Regional Airport. This project is anticipated to be completed by June 2019.

Cascade: Up to $93,750 from the city share of the RISE Fund was approved for a Local Development grant to assist in construction of approximately 630 feet of new roadway located on the northeast side of town. This project is necessary to provide access to five lots totaling more than 8 acres for industrial purposes. This project is anticipated to be completed by November 2018.

Farley: Up to $333,478 from the city share of the RISE Fund was approved for a Local Development grant to assist in construction of approximately 1,275 feet of 11th Avenue Northwest located on the northwest side of town. This project is necessary to provide access to four lots totaling more than 14 acres for industrial and manufacturing purposes. This project is anticipated to be completed by November 2018.

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Iowa highway in the evening