Iowa DOT News Release

Proposed reconstruction of U.S. 6 in Atlantic to be discussed Dec. 2 in Atlantic

Posted on: November 20, 2014

AMES, Iowa – Nov. 20, 2014 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Tuesday, Dec. 2, to discuss the proposed reconstruction of U.S. 6 in Atlantic, in Cass County, from Olive Street to 880 feet east of Plum Street. As part of the project, the driveway and sidewalk system within the project limits will also be improved to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act standards. 

Traffic would be detoured during construction using Iowa 83, Iowa 173, Interstate 80, and U.S. 71. For more information, see the website listed below.

All interested persons are invited to attend this meeting anytime between 4:30 and 6 p.m. at the Iowa DOT District 4 Office, 2210 E. Seventh St., in Atlantic. 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 Nov. 25.

For general information regarding the proposed improvements or public meeting, contact either Don Stevens, assistant district engineer, or Scott Suhr, field services coordinator, Iowa DOT District 4 Office, 2210 E. Seventh St., Atlantic, Iowa 50022, phone 712-243-3355 or 800-289-4368, email or

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