Iowa DOT News Release

Proposed improvements on U.S. 52 in Jackson County to be discussed Feb. 11 in St. Donatus

Posted on: February 02, 2015

AMES, Iowa – Feb. 2, 2015 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Wednesday, Feb. 11, to discuss proposed improvements on U.S. 52 from Tete Des Morts Creek north 0.63 mile to north corporate limits of
St. Donatus, in Jackson County. 

Traffic would be detoured during construction using Jackson County Road D-55 and U.S. 61. For more information, see the website listed below.

All interested persons are invited to attend this meeting anytime between 4 and 6 p.m. at the Kalmes Restaurant & Catering (second floor), 100 N. Main St., in St. Donatus. 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 Feb. 6.

For general information regarding the proposed improvements or public meeting, contact Sam Shea, transportation planner, Iowa DOT District 6 Office, 5455 Kirkwood Blvd. SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404, phone 319-364-0235 or 800-866-4368, 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.


Federal and state laws prohibit employment and/or public accommodation discrimination on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. If you believe you have been discriminated against, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission at 800-457-4416 or Iowa Department of Transportation’s affirmative action officer. If you need accommodations because of a disability to access the Iowa Department of Transportation’s services, contact the agency’s affirmative action officer at 800-262-0003.


Iowa highway in the evening