Iowa DOT News Release



Proposed improvements to I-80 in Dallas County to be discussed June 4 in De Soto

Posted on: May 16, 2019

AMES, Iowa – May 16, 2019 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Tuesday, June 4 to discuss the proposed improvements to the I-80 bridges over the South Raccoon and North Raccoon Rivers and the Old Portland Road bridge in Dallas County.

Traffic north of I-80 would be detoured during construction using 323rd Place and U.S. 169. Traffic south of I-80 would be detoured using 347th Street and U.S. 169.

All interested persons are invited to attend this meeting anytime between 4:30 and 6 p.m. at the De Soto Intermediate School, 317 Spruce Street, in De Soto. 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 May 31.

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 scott.suhr@iowadot.us.

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/iowadot121412642.

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