Iowa DOT News Release



Actions taken at Iowa Transportation Commission Jan. 14

Posted on: January 14, 2020

AMES, Iowa – Jan. 14, 2020 – 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 Tuesday, Jan. 14

Order Number

Title

Action taken

Presenter

D-2020-36

Approve Minutes of the Dec. 10, 2019, Commission Meeting

Approved

Danielle Madden,
Commission assistant,
515-239-1919

MV-2020-37

Administrative Rules
-761 IAC 401 – Special Registration Plates

 

Approved

Melissa Spiegel, director,
Motor Vehicle Division,
515-237-3121

MV-2020-38

Administrative Rules
-761 IAC 634 – Driver Education

 

Approved

Melissa Spiegel, director,
Motor Vehicle Division,
515-237-3121

H-2020-39

Transfer of Jurisdiction of Old U.S. 65 from Iowa 330 to N. 91st Avenue W.

Approved

Mitchell Dillavou, director,
Highway Administration,
515-239-1124

PPM-2020-40

Iowa’s Clean Air Attainment Program Funding Recommendations

Approved

ICAP news release

Deb Arp,
Systems Planning Bureau,
515-239-1681

 

PPM-2020-41

Statewide Transportation Alternatives Program Funding Recommendations

Approved

TAP news release

Craig Markley, director,
Systems Planning Bureau,
515-239-1027

PPM-2020-42

Federal Recreational Trails Program Funding Recommendations

Approved

Federal Recreational Trails news release

Craig Markley, director,
Systems Planning Bureau,
515-239-1027

PPM-2020-43

Revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economy (RISE) application – City of Bondurant

Approved

Craig Markley, director,
Systems Planning Bureau,
515-239-1027


The RISE program was established to promote economic development in Iowa through the construction or improvement of roads and streets. Iowa cities and counties are eligible for funding in the form of a grant, loan, or combination thereof. Projects must involve construction or improvement of a public roadway. There are two RISE project types: 1) Immediate Opportunity, and 2) Local Development. More information is available at https://iowadot.gov/systems_planning/Grant-Programs/Revitalize-Iowas-Sound-Economy-RISE-Program

BONDURANT:

Bondurant: Up to $8,565,283 from the city share of the RISE Fund was approved for a modified RISE Local Development project to assist in the reconstruction of approximately 4,600 feet on 32nd Street SW and 1,250 feet on Grant Street and signal and intersection improvements along U.S. 65 and 32nd Street SW on the south side of town. This project is necessary to provide improved access to a warehouse, distribution and fulfillment center, to be located on the Fortner-Eshelman property, which is now an Iowa Economic Development Authority certified site of more than 175 acres. The certification for this site expires on March 29, 2021.

 

 

 

 


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