Iowa DOT News Release

Proposed bridge replacement on U.S. 6 in Muscatine County to be discussed June 5

Posted on: May 25, 2012

AMES, Iowa – May 25, 2012 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Tuesday, June 5, to discuss the proposed bridge replacement on U.S. 6 over the West Branch Wapsinonoc Creek, 3.8 miles east of the Johnson County line.

The public is invited to attend the meeting anytime between 4:30 and 6 p.m. at the West Liberty High School Commons, 310 W. Maxson Ave.

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

Through traffic would be detoured during construction using Interstate 80 and Cedar and Muscatine county roads X-30 and X-40. 

For general information regarding the proposed improvements or public meeting, contact Sam Shea, transportation planner, Iowa DOT District 6 Office, 430 16th Ave. SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa  52404, telephone 319-364-0235 or 800-866-4368, email 

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.

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