Iowa DOT News Release

Proposed improvements to U.S. 52/Iowa 3 in Dubuque County to be discussed Aug. 11 in Holy Cross

Posted on: July 21, 2016

AMES, Iowa – July 21, 2016 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Thursday, Aug. 11, to discuss the proposed improvements and right of way needs along U.S. 52/Iowa 3 in Dubuque County from Luxemburg to Holy Cross and from Holy Cross to Rickardsville.

Through traffic will be detoured during construction using Iowa 136 and U.S. 20.

All interested persons are invited to attend this meeting anytime between 4 and 6 p.m. at the Holy Cross City Hall, 895 Main St., in Holy Cross. The meeting will be conducted utilizing an open forum format. Iowa DOT staff will be present to informally discuss the proposed improvements. At 5 p.m. there will be a presentation on the proposed intersection improvements at U.S. 52 and Tollgate Road.

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 Aug. 1.

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. To submit a comment online about this project, go to:


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Iowa highway in the evening