Iowa DOT News Release

Public input requested for proposed culvert project on Iowa 9 in Worth County

Posted on: January 04, 2019

AMES, Iowa – Jan. 4, 2019 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input for a proposed replacement of a culvert on Iowa 9, 0.23 mile west of Worth County Road S-18..

The project includes replacing the existing 6’ x 6’ x 80’ reinforced concrete box culvert and 42” concrete pipe with a single 8’ x 9’ x 150’ reinforced concrete box culvert.

Through traffic on Iowa 9 would be detoured during construction using Worth County Roads S-18, B-20, and S-14. For more information, see the website listed below.  

For general information or to make a comment regarding the proposed bridge project, 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 Jan. 23, 2019 to be considered.

Visit the Iowa DOT’s website regarding public involvement opportunities for projects 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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