Iowa DOT News Release

Proposed improvements on U.S. 75 in Plymouth County to be discussed July 6 in Le Mars

Posted on: June 27, 2016

AMES, Iowa – June 27, 2016 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Wednesday, July 6, to discuss the proposed improvements to U.S. 75 from Jackson Street in Merrill to Plymouth County Road C-38.

Plymouth County Road C-38 will be closed at U.S. 75 during construction and traffic will be detoured using Key Avenue, 200th Street, 24th Street Southwest, and Lake Avenue.

All interested persons are invited to attend this meeting anytime between 5 and 7 p.m. at the Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor, 115 Central Ave. NW, in Le Mars.

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 July 1.

For general information regarding the proposed improvements or public meeting, contact Shane Tymkowicz, P.E., assistant district engineer, Iowa DOT District 3 Office, 2800 Gordon Drive, Sioux City, Iowa 51102, phone 712-276-1451 or 800-284-4368, 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. To submit a comment online about this project, go to:


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