Iowa DOT News Release

Proposed Bridge Replacement on U.S. 6 (Euclid Avenue) in Polk County to Be Discussed June 4

Posted on: May 23, 2013

AMES, Iowa – May 23, 2013 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Tuesday, June 4, to discuss the proposed bridge replacement on U.S. 6 (Euclid Avenue), over Four Mile Creek and the Gay Lea Wilson Recreational Trail, 1.2 miles east of I-235.

The public is invited to attend the meeting anytime between 5:30 and 7 p.m. at the Goodrell Middle School cafeteria, 3300 E. 29th St., Des Moines. 

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

Traffic would be detoured south on East 33rd Street to Hubbell Avenue during construction. 

The Gay Lea Wilson Recreational Trail will be closed during bridge construction and a detour will be posted. 

For general information regarding the proposed reconstruction project or public meeting, contact Tony Gustafson, assistant district engineer, Iowa DOT District 1 Office, 1020 Fourth St., Ames, Iowa  50010, telephone 515-239-1635 or 800-899-0623, 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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