Iowa DOT News Release



Actions taken by the Iowa Transportation Commission at its April 10 meeting in Ames

Posted on: April 10, 2018

ORANGE CITY, Iowa – April 10, 2018 – The Iowa Transportation Commission approved the following items during its meeting today at the Prairie Winds Event Center, 908 8th Street SE, in Orange City.

 

Order number

Title

Actions
taken

Presenter

D-2018-63

Approve Minutes of the
March 13, 2018, Commission Meeting

Approved

Danielle Griggs,
Commission secretary,
515-239-1919

PPM-2018-64

Administrative Rules
- 761 IAC 161 Federal Aid Bridge Program
- 761 IAC 162 Surface Transportation Block Grant Program

Approved

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

PPM-2018-65

Revitalize Iowa's Sound Economy (RISE) – Sioux Center

Approved (details below)

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

PPM-2018-66

RISE – Norwalk

Approved (details below)

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

PPM-2018-67

RISE – Davenport

Approved (details below)

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

RISE grant applications 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.

Sioux Center: Up to $257,849 from the city share of the RISE Fund was approved for a Local Development grant to assist in the construction of approximately 720 feet of 16th Street Northeast located on the northeast side of town. This project is necessary to provide access to five lots totaling more than 12 acres for industrial purposes. This project is anticipated to be completed by November 2019.

Norwalk: Up to $100,547 from the city share of the RISE Fund and $87,744 from the county share of the RISE Fund was approved for a modified Local Development grant to assist in the reconstruction of approximately 560 feet of Delaware Street. This project is necessary to provide improved access to the Ancell/Knox Property General Industrial Site, an Iowa Economic Development Authority certified site of more than 55 acres. This project is anticipated to be completed by December 2018.

Davenport: Up to $1,032,248 from the city share of the RISE Fund and $98,452 from the county share of the RISE Fund was approved for a modified Local Development grant to assist in the reconstruction of approximately 4,200 feet of Slopertown Road. This project is necessary to provide improved access to the Eastern Iowa Industrial Center certified site of more than 130 acres for future industrial development. This project is anticipated to be completed by November 2019.


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