AMES, Iowa - The Iowa Department of Transportation is beginning the process of repairing flood-damaged roads. The first emergency contracts will be let July 2.
Iowa 1 in Linn County
A project to grade and replace the pavement from 0.5 mile southwest of the Cedar River northeast approximately one mile will be let July 2. Work is expected to begin July 7 with completion expected in mid-August, weather permitting.
The northbound lane of Iowa 1 was severely damaged by flooding from the Cedar River. The road will remain closed between Mount Vernon and Solon until repairs are completed. A marked detour remains in effect.
Contact: Catherine Cutler at 319-364-0235 or email@example.com
U.S. 6 in Muscatine County
A project to grade and replace the concrete pavement on U.S. 6 from the Cedar River east 0.5 mile will be let July 2. Work is expected to begin July 7 and be completed by mid-August, weather permitting.
Both the east- and westbound lanes of U.S. 6 were damaged by flooding from the Cedar River and will remain closed from the intersection of Iowa 38 and Muscatine County Road X-46.
Contact: Pete Tollenaere at 461-472-4171 or firstname.lastname@example.org