Iowa DOT News Release

Proposed improvements to U.S. 30 and I-35 in Story County to be discussed Jan. 12

Posted on: December 27, 2011

AMES, Iowa – Dec. 27, 2011 – The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) will hold a public information meeting Thursday, Jan. 12, to discuss the proposed improvements of Interstate 35 from the Skunk River bridges north to 13th Street in Ames and U.S. 30 from the Skunk River east to Sixth Street in Nevada.

The public is invited to attend the meeting anytime between 5 and 7 p.m. at Campus Baptist Church, 57011 U.S. 30, in Ames. 

All interested persons are invited to attend this meeting to discuss the proposed improvement of the I-35/U.S. 30 interchange, proposed replacement of the I-35 Skunk River bridges, and a corridor study for U.S. 30 between Ames and Nevada.

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 meeting 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.



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