Iowa DOT News Release

Public input requested for proposed bridge replacement on Iowa 4 in Palo Alto County

Posted on: September 22, 2016

AMES, Iowa – Sept. 22, 2016 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input on the proposed bridge replacement on Iowa 4 over drainage ditch 49, which is 5.2 miles north of the north junction with U.S. 18 in Palo Alto County.

The proposed project provides for replacement of the existing bridge with a twin 12-by-9-by-86-foot reinforced concrete box culvert.

Traffic would be maintained during construction. For more information, see the website listed below.  

For general information or to make a comment regarding the proposed bridge replacement, 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

Comments must be received by Oct. 11, 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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Iowa highway in the evening