Iowa DOT News Release

Proposed intersection modification near Carlisle to be discussed Jan. 12

Posted on: December 30, 2009

AMES, Iowa – Dec. 30, 2009 – The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) will hold a public information meeting Tuesday, Jan.12, 2010, in Carlisle to discuss the proposed modification of the U.S. 65/69 intersection with Warren County Road G-16 (Scotch Ridge Road) approximately 2.4 miles south of Iowa 5. The public is invited to attend the meeting anytime between 5 and 6 p.m. at the Scotch Ridge United Presbyterian Church, 13013 Scotch Ridge Rd., Carlisle.

This public information meeting will be conducted utilizing an open forum format. No formal presentation will be made. Iowa DOT staff members will be present with plans, displays and related information to discuss the project informally.

The proposed safety improvement project would provide for removal of the existing intersection and crossover. Scotch Ridge Road would be extended south 0.4 mile along the east side of U.S. 65/69 with a new intersection and crossover constructed. Scotch Ridge Road would be closed to traffic for a short period during construction.

For general information regarding the proposed improvement or the public meeting, contact Tony Gustafson, assistant district engineer, District 1 Office, Iowa DOT, 1020 S. Fourth St., Ames, Iowa  50010, telephone 515-239-1635 or 800-899-0623, e-mail

isit the Iowa DOT’s project-related public meeting Web site at for information about scheduled public meetings and hearings – and opportunities to offer input to the Iowa DOT during the development of certain projects.

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