Iowa DOT News Release

Public input requested for proposed bridge replacement on Iowa 3 in Bremer County

Posted on: September 20, 2016

AMES, Iowa – Sept. 20, 2016 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input on the proposed bridge replacement over Buck Creek on Iowa 3, 0.6 mile east of Bremer County Road V-56.

The proposed project provides for replacing an existing 120-by-28-foot steel girder bridge with a 164-by-44-foot pretensioned, prestressed concrete beam bridge. Resurfacing will also take place (300 feet on the west side and 375 feet on the east side). New bridge approaches will be constructed and the guardrail will be replaced.

Through traffic on Iowa 3 would be detoured during construction using Bremer County roads V-56 and C-33 and Bremer/Fayette County Road V-62. For more information, see the website listed below.  

For general information or to make a comment regarding the proposed bridge replacement, contact Nick Humpal, P.E., district design engineer, Iowa DOT District 2 Office, 428 43rd St. SW, Mason City, Iowa 50401, phone 641-423-7584 or 800-477-4368, email

Comments must be received by Sept. 30, 2016, to be considered.

Visit the Iowa DOT’s website regarding public involvement opportunities for projects without scheduled public meetings at  For information about scheduled public meetings and hearings, and opportunities to offer input to the Iowa DOT during the development of certain projects visit To submit a comment online about this project, go to:


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