Iowa DOT News Release

Proposed improvements for U.S. 18/U.S. 218/Iowa 27 intersection in Floyd County to be discussed Nov. 9 in Floyd

Posted on: October 27, 2016

MASON CITY, Iowa – Oct. 27, 2016 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing Wednesday, Nov. 9, to discuss the proposed improvements at the U.S. 18/U.S. 218/Iowa 27 intersection at Floyd. The completed environmental assessment will also be available.

All interested persons are invited to attend this hearing anytime between 5 and 7 p.m. at the Floyd Community Center, 706 Fairfield St. The hearing will be conducted utilizing a combined open forum and formal format. Iowa DOT staff will be available to informally discuss the proposed improvements between 5 and 6 p.m.

A formal presentation will begin at 6 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session. There will be a three-minute limit per speaker during the question-and-answer session. Persons wishing to make a formal presentation will need to note that at the time of registration. Oral and written statements will be accepted during the open forum and the formal sessions.

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 Nov. 4.

For information regarding the public hearing, contact Krista Rostad, transportation planner, Iowa DOT District 2 Office, 428 43rd St. SW., Mason City, Iowa 50401, phone 641-423-7584 or 800-477-4368, email

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