Iowa DOT News

Proposed bridge replacement on U.S. 69 over the Iowa River in Wright County to be discussed Oct. 9

AMES, Iowa – Sept. 27, 2012 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Tuesday, Oct. 9, to discuss the proposed replacement of the bridge on U.S. 69 over the Iowa River in Wright County, 5.3 miles north of the north U.S. 69/Iowa 3 junction.

The public is invited to attend the meeting anytime between 5 and 6:30 p.m. at the Belmond City Hall, 112 Second Ave. NE. 

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.  

Traffic will be detoured during construction using Wright County roads C-25, R-65/Belmond Road/Luick's Lane and C-20. 

For general information regarding the proposed improvement or public meeting, contact Nick Humpal, district staff engineer, Iowa DOT District 2 Office, 1420 Fourth St. SE, Mason City, Iowa  50401, telephone 641-423-7584 or 800-477-4368, email [email protected]. 

Visit the Iowa DOT’s project-related public involvement event website at for information about scheduled public meetings and opportunities to offer input to the Iowa DOT during the development of certain projects. 


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