Iowa DOT News Release

Public input requested for proposed improvements to Iowa 136 in Jones County

Posted on: March 31, 2020

AMES, Iowa – March 31, 2020 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input on the proposed replacement of the Iowa 136 bridge over a stream, 0.2 miles north of Jones County Road E-45, in Jones County. The project will replace the existing bridge with a twin 12-foot x 12-foot x 166-foot long reinforced concrete box (RCB) culvert.

Through traffic on Iowa 136 would be detoured during construction following Iowa 136 east of Oxford Junction to the junction with U.S. 61, then north on U.S. 61 to its junction with Iowa 64, then west to Iowa 136.

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 April 14, 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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