Iowa DOT News Release

Public Input Requested for Proposed Bridge Replacement on Iowa 281 in Black Hawk County

Posted on: May 31, 2013

AMES, Iowa – May 31, 2013 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input on the proposed bridge replacement on Iowa 281 over Poyner Creek, 2.3 miles north of Black Hawk County Road D-20.

The project provides for replacing the existing bridge with a twin reinforced concrete box culvert. 

Through traffic on Iowa 281 will be detoured during construction using Black Hawk County roads V-49 and C-66.


Black Hawk County 281

For general information or to make a comment regarding the proposed bridge replacement, contact Nick Humpal, district design engineer, Iowa DOT District 2 Office, 1420 Fourth St. SE, Mason City, Iowa 50401, telephone 641-423-7584 or 800-477-4368, email

Comments must be received by June 25, 2013, to be considered.

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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