Iowa DOT News Release

Proposed replacement of Iowa 187 Maquoketa River bridge to be discussed Jan. 13 in Arlington

Posted on: December 28, 2010

AMES, Iowa – Dec. 28, 2010 – The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) will hold a public information meeting Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, to discuss the proposed replacement of the Iowa 187 Maquoketa River bridge 2.1 miles north of Iowa 3 in Fayette County. The public is invited to attend the meeting anytime between 5 and 7:30 p.m. at the Starmont High School, 3202 40th  St., in Arlington. 

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 to discuss the project informally. 

Through traffic will be detoured using Iowa 3 and Fayette County Road W-45 during construction. 

For general information regarding the proposed improvement or the public meeting, contact Rick Verchota, district design engineer, Iowa DOT District 2, 1420 Fourth St. S.W. , Mason City, Iowa 50401, telephone 641-423-7584 or 800-477-4368, e-mail 

Visit 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. 

Federal and state laws prohibit employment and/or public accommodation discrimination on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. If you believe you have been discriminated against, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission at 800-457-4416 or Iowa Department of Transportation’s affirmative action officer. If you need accommodations because of a disability to access the Iowa Department of Transportation’s services, contact the agency’s affirmative action officer at 800-262-0003. 




Iowa highway in the evening