Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa Transportation Commission to meet in Ames March 13

Posted on: March 09, 2018

AMES, Iowa – March 9, 2018 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting Tuesday, March 13, in the Materials Conference Room at the Iowa Department of Transportation’s headquarters at 800 Lincoln Way in Ames.

Business meeting agenda Tuesday, March 13





 1:30 p.m.

*Approve Minutes of the
Feb. 13, 2018, Commission Meeting


Danielle Griggs,
Commission secretary,


Commission Comments


Staff Comments


*Interstate 80 Dallas County Corridor Preservation


Mitch Dillavou, director,
Highway Division,


*Transfer of Jurisdiction of U.S. 61 to Des Moines County


Mitch Dillavou, director,
Highway Division,


*Revitalize Iowa's Sound Economy (RISE) – Wright County


Craig Markley, director,
Office of Systems Planning,

 1:35 p.m.



*Action item

Tuesday, March 13
Informal workshop session
The Commission will meet informally with staff from the Iowa DOT beginning at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 13, 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.

  • Commission input
  • Director’s report
  • RISE projects
    -Annual review of RISE participation per job

    -Wright County Immediate Opportunity
    -Developmental RISE concept
  • April Commission tour preview
  • 2018 Highway Program balance report
  • Washington, D.C., Commission trip discussion
  • Interstate 80 Dallas County corridor preservation zone
  • Transfer of jurisdiction of U.S. 61 to Des Moines County
  • Federal infrastructure initiative update
  • Five-Year Program discussion
    -Alternatives for mobility and safety

    -Program development
  • Rest area study update


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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