AMES, Iowa – May 16, 2019 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Wednesday, June 5, to discuss the proposed improvements and right of way needs for Interstate 80 from east of Iowa City in Johnson County, approximately 1.5 miles west of Herbert Hoover Highway, to east of West Branch at Charles Avenue in Cedar County. The proposed improvements include widening Interstate 80 from four to six lanes and reconstructing the interchange at Herbert Hoover Highway.
All interested persons are invited to attend this meeting anytime between 5 and 6:30 p.m. at the Town Hall, 113 N. 1st Street, in West Branch. 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 June 3rd.
For general information regarding the proposed improvements or public meeting, contact Cathy Cutler, transportation planner, Iowa DOT District 6 Office, 5455 Kirkwood Blvd. SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404, phone 319-364-0235 or 800-866-4368, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit the Iowa DOT’s project-related public involvement event website at www.iowadot.gov/pim for information about scheduled public meetings and hearings, and opportunities to offer input to the Iowa DOT during the development of certain projects. To submit a comment online about this project, go to: www.bit.ly/iowadot8212622.
Federal and state laws prohibit employment and/or public accommodation discrimination on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. If you believe you have been discriminated against, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission at 800-457-4416 or Iowa Department of Transportation’s affirmative action officer.