Iowa DOT News Release

Public input requested for proposed bridge replacement on U.S. 30 in Linn County

Posted on: February 13, 2020

AMES, Iowa – February 13, 2020 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input on the proposed bridge replacement on U.S. 30 over the Cedar River, 0.5 miles west of the east junction of U.S. 151 in Linn County. The proposed project provides for removing the existing 1,134 foot by 28 foot steel bridge and replacing it with a pretensioned prestressed concrete beam bridge that is 1,134 feet by 40 feet.

During construction the eastbound lanes will be closed and traffic will be maintained on the westbound lanes through the use of median crossovers.

For general information regarding the proposed improvements or public meeting, contact Catherine Cutler, transportation planner, Iowa DOT District 6 Office, 5455 Kirkwood Blvd. SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404, phone 319-364-0235 or 800-866-4368, 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 February 27, 2020.  If you would like to receive future email notifications, or submit a comment or question regarding this project, go to:


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