Iowa DOT News Release

Proposed Interchange Construction at Black Hawk County Road C-57 to Be Discussed Aug. 8

Posted on: July 25, 2013

AMES, Iowa – July 25, 2013 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Thursday, Aug. 8, to discuss the design details and right-of-way impacts for the proposed construction of an interchange at the U.S. 218/Black Hawk County Road C-57 (Cedar-Wapsi Road) intersection south of Janesville. As part of the improvement, the Mount Vernon Road, Bennington Road and Gresham Road intersections in Black Hawk County would be permanently closed at U.S. 218. 

All interested persons are invited to attend this meeting anytime between 5 and 7 p.m. at the Riviera Roose Community Center, 307 Maple St., in Janesville. The 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.

The meeting space is accessible for persons with disabilities. However, if you require special accommodations at the meeting, please notify the Iowa DOT contact listed below by Aug. 1.

For general information regarding the proposed improvement or public meeting, contact Mark Callahan, design engineer, Iowa DOT District 2 Office, 1420 Fourth St. S.E., Mason City, Iowa 50401, telephone 641-422-9442 or 800-477-4368, 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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