Iowa DOT News Release

Proposed bridge replacement on Pottawattamie County Road G-12 over Interstate 29 in Pottawattamie County to be discussed March 7th in Missouri Valley

Posted on: February 21, 2019

AMES, Iowa – February 21, 2019 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Thursday, March 7th to discuss the proposed bridge replacement on Pottawattamie County Road G-12 over Interstate 29, in Pottawattamie County.  The proposed project provides for removing the existing bridge and replacing it with a 2-span, pre-tensioned and pre-stressed concrete beam bridge that is 252 feet by 36 feet.

Westbound traffic would be detoured during construction using I-29 northbound, U.S. 30, and I-29 southbound.  Eastbound traffic would be detoured during construction using I-29 southbound, Rosewood Road, and I-29 northbound.

All interested persons are invited to attend this meeting anytime between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. at the Desoto Bend Mini Mart, 15001 Desoto Avenue, in Missouri Valley. The meeting will be conducted utilizing an open forum format. Iowa DOT staff will be present to informally discuss the proposed improvements. No formal presentation will be made.

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 March 4th.

For general information regarding the proposed improvements or public meeting, contact Scott Suhr, transportation planner, Iowa DOT District 4 Office, 2210 E. Seventh Street, Atlantic, Iowa 50022, phone 712-243-3355 or 800-289-4368, email

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