Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa 25 bridge replacements over Middle River and Turkey Creek in Adair County to be discussed Sept. 6 in Menlo

Posted on: August 18, 2016

AMES, Iowa – Aug. 18, 2016 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Tuesday, Sept. 6, to discuss the replacement of two Iowa 25 bridges in Adair County – one over the Middle River approximately 1.2 miles south of Interstate 80 and the other bridge is over Turkey Creek approximately 4.6 miles south of I-80.

Iowa 25 traffic would be detoured during construction using I-80, Adair County Road P-28, and Iowa 92.

All interested persons are invited to attend this meeting anytime between 4:30 and 6 p.m. at the 5 by 80 Golf and Country Club, 1086 Iowa 25, in Menlo. 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 Aug. 30.

For general information regarding the proposed improvements or public meeting, contact Don Stevens, P.E., assistant district engineer, Iowa DOT District 4 Office, 2210 E. Seventh St, Atlantic, Iowa 50022, phone 712-243-3355 or 800-289-4368, 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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