Iowa DOT News Release

Four-lane improvement to U.S. 30 in Tama and Benton counties to be discussed July 10

Posted on: June 27, 2012

AMES, Iowa – June 27, 2012 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing Tuesday, July 10, to discuss the four-lane improvement of U.S. 30 from the Iowa 21 intersection in Tama County east to the U.S. 218 intersection in Benton County. The completed environmental assessment for the improvement project will be presented during the hearing.

The public is invited to attend the hearing anytime between 5 and 7 p.m. at the Blairstown Community Center, 305 Locust St. NW. 

The hearing will be conducted utilizing a combined open forum and formal format. Iowa DOT staff members will be available to discuss the project informally between 5 and 6 p.m. A formal presentation will begin at 6 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session.  

For general information regarding the proposed improvement or public hearing, contact Cathy Cutler, district 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. 


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Iowa highway in the evening