Iowa DOT News

Road construction project on U.S. 65 from Manly to Northwood to be discussed July 1 in Kensett

BRITT, Iowa – June 29, 2009 – The proposed improvement of U.S. 65 from Manly to Northwood in Worth County will be discussed at a public meeting Wednesday, July 1, 2009, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT).

The Iowa DOT will hold the meeting at the Kensett City Hall. The public is invited to attend anytime between 6 and 7:30 p.m.

No formal presentation will be made at this meeting; however, details of the proposed improvement will be discussed. Iowa DOT staff members will be available to discuss the proposal informally with interested citizens.


The project work includes closing U.S. 65 while the contractor mills and completes pavement overlays. Traffic will be detoured from Manley east on Iowa 9 to Worth County Road S-56, then north to Worth County Road 105, and then west to Northwood during the construction period.

General information about the project is available from Roy Gelhaus, resident construction engineer, 110 Fifth St. N.W., P. O. Box 187, Britt, Iowa 50423; telephone 641-843-3381 or 800-373-7344 or e-mail [email protected].

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