Iowa DOT News Release

UPDATE - Public input requested for proposed culvert repairs project on U.S. 59 in Crawford County

Posted on: July 22, 2020

AMES, Iowa – July 22, 2020 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input for proposed culvert repairs under U.S. 59 south of Denison.

The project includes repairing roadway concrete pipe culverts in five locations from 1.45 miles north of Crawford County Road E-59 to 1.5 miles north of Crawford County Road E-53. Some locations will require additional right of way for the culverts and drainage.

Construction of the project is expected to begin in 2022.

Through traffic on U.S. 59 will be maintained at all times. For more information, see the website listed below.  

For general information, to make a comment regarding the proposed project, or if you do not have access to the internet, contact Shane Tymkowicz, P.E., assistant district engineer, Iowa DOT District 3 Office, 2800 Gordon Drive, Sioux City, Iowa 51102, phone 712-276-1451 or 800-284-4368, email

Comments must be received by July 31, 2020 to be considered.

Visit the Iowa DOT’s project-related public involvement event website at for information about scheduled public meetings and hearings, or to view and offer input on any DOT project using the new “Map Search” feature. If you would like to receive future email notifications, or submit a comment or question regarding this project, go to


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