Iowa DOT News Release

Public input requested for proposed bridge improvements on U.S. 20 in Dubuque County  

Posted on: January 31, 2019

AMES, Iowa – Jan. 31, 2019 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input on the proposed bridge improvements to U.S. 20 over the Mississippi River, in Dubuque County.  The proposed improvements include upgrading and repairs to the roadway lighting on the bridge.

Eastbound traffic on U.S. 20 would be detoured during work hours (generally 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day) for four to six weeks in April and May, using U.S. 61/U.S. 151, Wisconsin 11, and Illinois 35. For more information, see the website listed below.

For general information or to make a comment regarding the proposed improvements, contact Sam Shea, transportation planner, Iowa DOT District 6 Office, 5455 Kirkwood Blvd. SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404, phone 319-364-0235 or 800-866-4368, email

Comments must be received by Feb. 14, 2019, to be considered.

For information about this project or 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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