Iowa DOT News Release

Proposed improvement for U.S. 30 in Story County to be discussed Oct. 15 in Ames

Posted on: October 05, 2015

AMES, Iowa – Oct. 5, 2015 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing Thursday, Oct. 15, to discuss the proposed improvements along U.S. 30 from the Interstate 35 interchange to just west of 11th Street in Nevada, in Story County. The completed environmental assessment will also be available.

All interested persons are invited to attend this hearing anytime between 5 and 6:30 p.m. at the CrossRoad Baptist Church, 57011 U.S. 30, near Ames. The hearing will be conducted utilizing a combined open forum and formal format. Iowa DOT staff will be available to discuss the proposed improvements informally between 5 and 5:30 p.m.

A formal presentation will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session. There will be a three-minute limit per speaker during the question-and-answer session. Persons wishing to make a formal presentation will need to note that at the time of registration. Oral and written statements will be accepted during the open forum and the formal sessions.

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 Oct. 7.

For general information regarding the proposed improvements or public hearing, 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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