Iowa DOT News Release

Proposed bridge deck overlay on eastbound Iowa 141 to be discussed Jan. 5

Posted on: December 21, 2011

AMES, Iowa – Dec. 21, 2011 – The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) will hold a public information meeting Thursday, Jan. 5, to discuss the proposed bridge deck overlay on eastbound Iowa 141 over Beaver Creek, 2.6 miles north of Iowa 44 in Grimes.

The public is invited to attend the meeting anytime between 5 and 6:30 p.m. at the Grimes Community Complex, 410 SE Main St. 

The median at the Iowa 141/Northwest Towner Drive intersection and west approach of Northwest Towner Drive would be closed during construction. 

This public information meeting will be conducted utilizing an open forum format. Iowa DOT staff will be present to informally discuss the proposed improvements. No formal presentation will be made. 

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

Visit the Iowa DOT’s project-related public involvement event website 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