Iowa DOT News Release



Iowa Transportation Commission to meet in Ames Jan. 10

Posted on: January 05, 2017

AMES, Iowa – Jan. 5, 2017 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting Tuesday, Jan. 10, in the Materials Conference Room at the Iowa Department of Transportation’s headquarters at 800 Lincoln Way in Ames.

Business meeting agenda

Time

Title

 

Presenter

3 p.m.

*Approve Minutes of the
Dec. 13, 2016, Commission Meeting

 

Danielle Griggs,
Commission secretary,
515-239-1919

 

Commission Comments

   
 

Staff Comments

   

3:05 p.m.

*Revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economy (RISE) Project Settlement – Rock Rapids

 

Craig Markley, director,
Office of Systems Planning,
515-239-1027

 

*RISE Project Settlement – Washington

 

Craig Markley, director,
Office of Systems Planning,
515-239-1027

 

*2018 Highway-Railroad Crossing Surface Repair Program

 

Stuart Anderson, director,
Planning, Programming and Modal Division,
515-239-1661

 

*Transfer of Jurisdiction – U.S. 52, Iowa 3, and Iowa 32 in the cities of Dubuque and Sageville and Dubuque County (deferred from October)

 

Mitch Dillavou, director,
Highway Division,
515-239-1124

 

Public Input

   

3:15 p.m.

Adjourn

   

*Action item

Informal workshop session
The Commission will meet informally with staff from the Iowa DOT beginning at 1:30 p.m. in the Materials Conference Room at the Iowa Department of Transportation’s headquarters in Ames. The following transportation-related matters may be discussed, but no action will be taken during the meeting. The items are listed in no particular order and may be discussed at any point during the workshop.

  • Commission input
    -Trip to Washington, D.C.
    -Traffic fatalities
  • Director’s report
    -Iowa DOT legislative proposals
  • Future Commission meeting dates
  • 2017 Highway Program balance report
  • Potential 2017 Commission tour locations
  • Transfer of Jurisdiction of U.S. 52, Iowa 3, and Iowa 32 in the cities of Dubuque and Sageville and
    Dubuque County
  • RISE project settlements
    -City of Rock Rapids
    -City of Washington
  • 2018 Highway-Railroad Crossing Surface Repair Program (The recommendations were discussed
    during the December workshop and can be viewed online at iowadot.gov/iowarail/assistance/surface/surfacerepair.htm.
  • State Long-Range Transportation Plan

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Editor’s note: There are two ways to listen to the Iowa Transportation Commission’s informal workshop session and business meeting. The broadcast feed and phone lines are active 15 minutes prior to each of the three meetings and discontinued immediately after a meeting ends.

    1.  Live audio streaming and some PowerPoint presentations will be available online
         at iowadeptoftransport.adobeconnect.com/iowa_dot_commission_meeting/.

    2. Call 866-685-1580 and enter access code 0009990545.

 


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