Iowa DOT News Release

U.S. 18 Planning Study Online Meeting Rescheduled

Posted on: November 14, 2019

AMES, Iowa – Nov. 14, 2019 – An online public meeting, originally scheduled to be released today, has been rescheduled for a later date. Once that date has been determined, we will provide notification.

The meeting will provide information about a planning study on U.S. 18 from Spencer to Garner. The study area is from the U.S. 18 and U.S. 71 intersection in Spencer to the east side of Garner.

When available, you can view the meeting on the Iowa DOT’s Public Involvement webpage: To view the meeting and related content, click on the U.S. 18 Planning Study from the list of public involvement events. The online meeting allows you to scroll through the information at your own pace and at any time. The Iowa DOT is asking interested parties to take a few minutes to view the information and offer any feedback.

For general information regarding the planning study or online public meeting, contact Krista Billhorn, transportation planner, Iowa DOT District 2 Office, 428 43rd St. SW, Mason City, Iowa 50401, phone 641-422-9447 or 800-477-4368, email

Visit the Iowa DOT’s project-related public involvement event website at for information about scheduled public meetings and hearings, and opportunities to offer input to the Iowa DOT during the development of certain projects. Comments and questions regarding the online meeting should be received by December 9, 2019.  If you would like to receive future email notifications, or submit a comment or question regarding this project, go to:


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