Iowa DOT News

U.S. 61 improvement alternatives to be discussed Sept. 6 in Mediapolis

AMES, Iowa – Aug. 23, 2012 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Thursday, Sept. 6, to discuss improvement alternatives for U.S. 61 in Des Moines and Louisa counties from Memorial Park Road in Burlington north to one mile north of Iowa 78. The public is invited to attend the meeting anytime between 5 and 7 p.m. at the Mediapolis High School, 725 N. Northfield St. 

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.  

For general information regarding the proposed improvement alternatives or public meeting, contact Jason Huddle, transportation planner, Iowa DOT District 5 Office, P.O. Box 587, 307 W. Briggs, Fairfield, Iowa  52556, telephone 641-472-4171 or 800-766-4368, email [email protected]. 

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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