Iowa DOT News Release

Resignation of Iowa DOT Director Mark Lowe

Posted on: December 13, 2019

AMES, Iowa – Dec. 13, 2019 – Mark Lowe has submitted his resignation as director of the Iowa Department of Transportation effective Jan. 10, 2020.

In his resignation letter, Lowe stated, “It’s been a terrific privilege to serve in this position and Governor Reynolds has my sincere appreciation for the opportunity to do so. I have great faith in, and regard for, the people of the Iowa Department of Transportation and have every confidence they will continue to serve the State of Iowa well as they continue under new leadership.”


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