Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa Transportation Commission to meet in Ames Feb. 10

Posted on: February 05, 2015

AMES, Iowa – Feb. 5, 2015 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting Tuesday, Feb. 10, in the Materials conference room at the Iowa Department of Transportation’s headquarters at 800 Lincoln Way in Ames.

Business meeting agenda





11:30 a.m.

*Approve Minutes of the
Jan. 13, 2015, Commission Meeting


Connie Page,
Commission secretary,


Commission Comments




Staff Comments




*Approve Commission Meeting Dates from June 2015 through May 2016


Connie Page,
Commission secretary,

11:35 a.m.

*Revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economy (RISE) Application – Hiawatha


Craig Markley, director,
Office of Systems Planning,

11:40 a.m.

*Transfer of Jurisdiction – U.S. 52 in Dubuque


Jim Schnoebelen,
District 6 engineer,

11:45 a.m.




*Action item

Informal workshop sessions
The Commission will meet informally with staff from the Iowa DOT at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, and at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, in the Materials conference room at the Iowa DOT’s headquarters in Ames. The following transportation-related matters may be discussed, but no action will be taken during the workshop sessions. The items are listed in no particular order and may be discussed at any point during the workshop. 

   2:30-4:25 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9

  • Future Commission meeting dates
  • RISE project: city of Hiawatha Immediate Opportunity
  • Annual review of RISE participation per job
  • Transfer of jurisdiction: U.S. 52 in Dubuque
  • Five-Year Program background
    -Highway system background
    -Long-range transportation plan/interstate plan
    -Iowa Strategic Highway Safety Plan

8:30-11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10

  • State Recreational Trails Program funding recommendations: historic bridge
    (the recommendations can be viewed online after the workshop at
  • Status update: U.S. 30 in Benton County
  • 2015 Highway Program balance report
  • Five-Year Program background (continued from Monday)
    -Asset management
    -Program development


Editor’s note: There are two ways to listen to the Iowa Transportation Commission’s two informal workshop sessions and the business meeting. The broadcast feed and phone lines are active 15 minutes prior to each of the three meetings and discontinued immediately after a meeting ends.

1.   Live audio streaming and some PowerPoint presentations will be available online at

2.   Call 866-685-1580 and enter access code 0009990545. 

Iowa highway in the evening