Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa Transportation Commission approves $3.9 million for Iowa’s Railroad Revolving Loan and Grant Program

Posted on: October 08, 2019

Ames, Iowa – Oct. 8, 2019 – Today, the Iowa Transportation Commission approved $3.9 million in funding for four rail infrastructure and related rail development projects under the Railroad Revolving Loan and Grant Program. The projects are expected to support the creation and retention of 208 jobs within three years of project completion.

Following is the list of RRLG projects approved by the Commission.

Targeted job creation projects



Trinity Rail (Butler County)



Agri Trading (Woodbury County)



Rail Port Development Study



Ottumwa/BJRY Rail Port Relocation Study



Sioux City 27 Flags Study                                



Total Awarded Funding:




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