Iowa DOT News Release

Proposed improvements on U.S. 69 in Story County to be discussed June 10 in Huxley

Posted on: May 29, 2014

AMES, Iowa – May 29, 2014 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Tuesday, June 10, to discuss the proposed improvement of U.S. 69 from just south of Iowa 210 north to the south city limits of Ames in Story County. 

Traffic would be detoured during construction using Iowa 210, Story County roads R-38 and E-63 (three-week detour) and Iowa 210, Interstate 35, and U.S. 30 (three-month detour). For more information, see the website listed below.

All interested persons are invited to attend this meeting anytime between 5 and 6:30 p.m. at the Ballard High School’s Commons/Cafeteria, 701 Ballard Drive, in Huxley. The meeting will be conducted utilizing an open forum format. Iowa DOT staff will be present to informally discuss the proposed improvements. 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 June 4.

For general information regarding the proposed improvements or public meeting, contact Tony Gustafson, assistant district engineer, Iowa DOT District 1 Office, 1020 S. Fourth St., Ames, Iowa 50010, phone 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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Iowa highway in the evening