Iowa DOT News

August 2019

Iowa 14 north of Grundy Center to close August 26 for culvert replacement  

August 19, 2019

MARSHALLTOWN Iowa – Aug. 19, 2019 – A culvert replacement project on Iowa 14 north of Grundy Center requires closing the roadway to traffic between Iowa 175 and U.S. 20, from 8 a.m. Monday, August 26, until Friday, October 18, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Marshalltown construction office. During this closure, traffic will be detoured around the work zone (see map) using Grundy County roads T-37 and D-35. The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with...

Plymouth County Road C-70 at U.S. 75 near Hinton to close Aug. 26

August 19, 2019

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Aug. 19, 2019 – A pavement replacement project on U.S. 75 requires closing Plymouth County Road C-70 to traffic from 7 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26, until 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s District 3 Office. The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey the posted speed limit and other signs in the work area, and be aware that traffic fines for moving violations are at least...

Iowa DOT offices closed over Labor Day weekend

August 19, 2019

AMES, Iowa – Aug. 19, 2019 – All Iowa Department of Transportation business locations will be closed Monday, Sept. 2 for the Labor Day holiday. Iowa DOT driver's license service centers All Iowa DOT driver’s license service centers will be closed Saturday, Aug. 31, and Monday, Sept. 2 (offices are normally closed on Mondays). The stations will resume operations Tuesday, Sept. 3, at 8:30 a.m. Many people may be able to complete driver’s license business online at www.iowadot.gov. Special note...

Overnight closures on I-29 at Hamilton Boulevard in Sioux City begin Friday, Aug. 16

August 15, 2019

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Aug. 15, 2019 – A bridge replacement project on Interstate 29 at Hamilton Boulevard in Sioux City requires closing Hamilton Boulevard and a lane on southbound I-29 at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, until 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s District 3 Office. The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey the posted speed limit and other signs in the work area, and be aware that...

Iowa 175 west of Morrison is now open to traffic

August 15, 2019

MORRISON, Iowa – Aug. 15, 2019 – The new Iowa 175 bridge on the west side of Morrison is now open to traffic between Grundy County Road T-47, between Grundy Center and Morrison, and Grundy County Road T-53, in Morrison, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Marshalltown construction office. The latest traveler information is available anytime through our 511 system. Visit 511ia.org; call 511 (within Iowa) or 800-288-1047 (nationwide); stay connected with 511 on Facebook or Twitter (find links...

Iowa Transportation Commission to meet Sept. 10 in Arnolds Park

August 12, 2019

AMES, Iowa – Aug. 12, 2019 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold a public input meeting in Arnolds Park at the Roof Garden, 37 Lake Street on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, to hear about transportation matters from representatives of local government, interest groups, and individuals. Items that may be discussed at the meeting include the Iowa Transportation Improvement Program; transportation policies; and highway, aviation, rail, river, bicycle, pedestrian, and public transit issues. A brief business meeting will begin at...

Actions taken at Iowa Transportation Commission Aug. 12

August 12, 2019

AMES, Iowa – Aug. 12, 2019 – The Iowa Transportation Commission approved the following items during its meeting today in the Materials Conference Room at the Iowa Department of Transportation’s headquarters at 800 Lincoln Way in Ames. Business meeting actions taken Monday, Aug. 12 Order Number Title Action taken Presenter D-2020-8 Approve Minutes of the July 9, 2019, Commission Meeting Approved Danielle Madden, Commission assistant, 515-239-1919 IT-2020-9 Administrative Rules -761 IAC 4 – Public Records and Fair Information Practices Approved...

Iowa Transportation Commission approves FY 2020 State Aviation Program

August 12, 2019

AMES, Iowa – Aug. 12, 2019 – The Iowa Transportation Commission today approved $7.6 million for the fiscal year 2020 State Aviation Program, which includes several subprograms detailed below. The Airport Improvement Program (AIP) will fund $4.5 million for aviation safety, planning, and airport development projects at 19 different airports throughout Iowa. Projects funded through the AIP include runway, taxiway, and apron development; fuel systems; navigational aids; maintenance of aviation weather systems; runway marking; windsocks; emergency operational repairs; land-use planning;...

U.S. 34 in Wapello County to be discussed August 27 in Ottumwa

August 8, 2019

AMES, Iowa – August 8, 2019 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Tuesday, August 27, to discuss proposed improvements to U.S. 34 in Ottumwa. The Iowa DOT and City of Ottumwa have partnered to review traffic operations, safety, and future corridor goals for approximately 2.5 miles of U.S. 34 from Wildwood Drive to just east of the Vine Street interchange with U.S. 63. The purpose of this meeting is to update residents and stakeholders...

Iowa Transportation Commission to meet in Ames Aug. 12

August 8, 2019

AMES, Iowa – Aug. 8, 2019 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, in the Materials Conference Room at the Iowa Department of Transportation’s headquarters at 800 Lincoln Way in Ames. Business meeting agenda Monday, Aug. 12 Time Title Presenter 11:30 a.m. *Approve Minutes of the July 9, 2019, Commission Meeting Danielle Madden, Commission assistant, 515-239-1919 Commission Comments DOT Staff Comments *Administrative Rules -761 IAC 4 – Public Records and Fair Information...

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