Iowa DOT News

February 2014

Iowa DOT services affected by electrical hardware outage

February 18, 2014

AMES, Iowa – Feb. 18, 2014 – An electrical hardware outage in the data center of the Hoover building is affecting customer services throughout the state. The Iowa DOT’s myMVD system, some 511 traffic camera feeds, and other online services are currently down. The public will be notified when full services have resumed. We appreciate your patience during this time and apologize for the inconvenience. #

Feb. 20 public information meeting in Grand Junction to be rescheduled to discuss proposed U.S. 30 bridge replacements

February 18, 2014

AMES, Iowa – Feb. 18, 2014 – Due to inclement weather, the Iowa Department of Transportation has canceled the public information meeting scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 20, in Grand Junction. The meeting will be rescheduled for a later date to discuss two proposed U.S. 30 bridge replacements in Greene County; one over West Beaver Creek and the other over the Union Pacific Railroad Co.’s track/222nd Street just east of Grand Junction. For general information regarding the proposed improvements, contact Tony...

Iowa Mississippi River Parkway Commission to meet Feb. 20 in Maquoketa

February 13, 2014

AMES, Iowa – Feb 13, 2014 – The Iowa Mississippi River Parkway Commission will meet Thursday, Feb. 20, at the Hurstville Interpretive Center, 18670 63rd St., in Maquoketa. Iowa Mississippi River Parkway Commission Agenda 10 a.m. Roll call Welcome *Approval of Nov. 14, 2013, meeting minutes 10:15 a.m. *Treasurer report and approval General reports -Bylaws Committee -Culture and Heritage Committee -Marketing Committee -Transportation Committee -Environment, Recreation, and Agriculture Committee 11:30 a.m. Old business -*Schedule FY 2014 Commission meeting dates and...

Proposed improvements along U.S. 63 in Poweshiek County to be discussed Feb. 25 in Montezuma

February 13, 2014

AMES, Iowa – Feb. 13, 2013 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Tuesday, Feb. 25, to discuss the proposed improvements on northbound U.S. 63 north of Montezuma to just north of Interstate 80, as well as the reconstruction of U.S. 63 at the Interstate 80 interchange in Poweshiek County. All interested persons are invited to attend this meeting anytime between 5 and 6:30 p.m. at the Memorial Hall, 205 E. Main St., in Montezuma....

Driver’s license renewal station in Des Moines is open

February 11, 2014

ANKENY, Iowa – Feb. 11, 2014 -- The Iowa Department of Transportation is reporting that the Iowa DOT’s driver’s license renewal station at 2339 Euclid Ave. in Des Moines is now open. The driver’s license renewal station was closed this morning due to an Iowa Communications Network outage. #

Iowa Transportation Commission schedules public input meetings

February 11, 2014

AMES, Iowa – Feb.11, 2014 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will conduct four public input meetings around the state during 2014. The meetings will give Iowans opportunities to present ideas and comments directly to the commissioners concerning transportation policies and programs, without traveling to Ames. The four public input meetings are scheduled for April 8 at the Honey Creek Resort State Park at Rathbun Lake, June 10 in Perry, Aug. 12 in Cedar Rapids, and Oct. 14 in Sioux Center....

Iowa Transportation Commission actions taken at Feb. 11 meeting

February 11, 2014

Order number Title Action Taken Presenter D-2014-43 Approve Minutes of the Jan. 14, 2014, Commission Meeting Approved Connie Page, Commission secretary, 515-239-1242 D-2014-44 Approve Commission meeting dates from June 2014 through May 2015 Approved Connie Page, Commission secretary, 515-239-1242 PPM-2014-45 Aviation-related Administrative Rules: 761 IAC chapters 700, 710, 715, 716, and 717 Approved Stuart Anderson, director, Planning, Programming and Modal Division, 515-239-1661 PPM-2014-46 Review of Federal Fiscal Year 2015 Federal Aviation Administration Funding Preapplications Approved Stuart Anderson, director, Planning, Programming...

Driver’s license renewal station in Des Moines closed today

February 11, 2014

ANKENY, Iowa – Feb. 11, 2014 -- The Iowa Department of Transportation is reporting that the Iowa DOT’s driver’s license renewal station at 2339 Euclid Ave. in Des Moines is closed today due to an Iowa Communications Network outage. Anyone needing driver’s license services may go to the Iowa DOT’s full-service driver’s license station at 6310 SE Convenience Blvd. in Ankney or one of the other locations statewide. A complete listing of driver’s license issuance sites and hours are available...

Proposed U.S. 30 bridge replacements to be discussed Feb. 20 in Grand Junction

February 10, 2014

AMES, Iowa – Feb. 10, 2014 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Thursday, Feb. 20, to discuss two proposed U.S. 30 bridge replacements in Greene County; one over West Beaver Creek and the other over the Union Pacific Railroad Co.’s track/222nd Street just east of Grand Junction. All interested persons are invited to attend this meeting anytime between 5 and 6:30 p.m. at the East Greene Elementary School cafeteria, 405 12th St. S., in...

Iowa Transportation Commission to meet Feb. 11 in Ames

February 6, 2014

AMES, Iowa – Feb. 6, 2014 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting Tuesday, Feb. 11, in the Materials conference room at the Iowa Department of Transportation headquarters at 800 Lincoln Way in Ames. Meeting agenda Time Title Presenter 1:30 p.m. *Approve Minutes of the Jan. 14, 2014, Commission Meeting Connie Page, Commission secretary, 515-239-1242 Commission Comments Staff Comments 1:35 p.m. *Approve Commission meeting dates from June 2014 through May 2015 Connie Page, Commission secretary, 515-239-1242...

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