Iowa DOT News Release



Proposed improvements on Interstate 35 in Story County to be discussed Dec. 16 in Ames

Posted on: December 03, 2014

AMES, Iowa – Dec. 3, 2014 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Tuesday, Dec. 16, to discuss the proposed replacement of the bridges on Interstate 35 over the Skunk River, 2.6 miles south of U.S. 30, in Story County. The proposed project would include widening approximately 1.5 miles of I-35 to six lanes and replacing the bridge over I-35 at Story County Road E-57.

Story County Road E-57 would be closed to through traffic during construction. A detour route will be established by the county closer to the time of construction.

All interested persons are invited to attend this meeting anytime between 5 and 6:30 p.m. at the Crossroad Baptist Church, 57011 U.S. 30, in Ames. 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 Dec. 10.

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 tony.gustafson@dot.iowa.gov.

Visit the Iowa DOT’s project-related public involvement event website at http://www.iowadot.gov/pim 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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