Iowa DOT News Release

DBE goals for Federal Highway Administration-funded programs to be discussed at two public meetings

Posted on: April 17, 2020

AMES, Iowa – April 17, 2020 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will be holding two input sessions to gather public comments concerning the Fiscal Year 2021-2023 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Triennial goals for Federal Highway Administration-funded projects.

Currently, the May 18 meeting will be held by telephone conference only. The June 18 meeting is scheduled to be held via telephone conference only. Each meeting has a different focus area noted below.

  • Monday, May 18 from 1 – 2 p.m. – Goal methodology and setting processes
  • Thursday, June 18 from 1 – 2 p.m. – Proposed goal discussion

Those who wish to call into either meeting by telephone can do so at 866-685-1580 and use access code 7152874372.

Comments will also be accepted via email. To comment, please email

The meeting space is accessible for persons with disabilities. However, if you require special accommodations at the meeting, please notify the Iowa DOT contact listed above by April 30.


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