Iowa DOT News Release

Public input requested for proposed bridge replacement on U.S. 18 in Clayton County

Posted on: March 26, 2021

AMES, Iowa – March 26, 2021 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input for a proposed bridge replacement on U.S. 18 over Dry Run Creek, located 0.6 miles west of East Junction U.S. 52 in Clayton County.

The proposed project involves replacing the existing 292’ long x 30’ wide continuous I-Beam Bridge with a 302’ long twin 12’ x 7’ RCB culvert.

Construction of the project is expected to begin in 2023.

Through traffic on U.S. 18 would be detoured, for a portion of construction using Clayton County Roads X-28 and B-60, Iowa 13, and U.S. 52. For more information, see the website listed below.  

For general information or to make a comment regarding the proposed bridge project, contact Jacob Page, district design engineer, Iowa DOT District 2 Office, 428 43rd St. SW, Mason City, Iowa 50401, phone 641-423-7584 or 800-477-4368, email

Comments must be received by April 5, 2021 to be considered.

Visit the Iowa DOT’s project-related public involvement event website at for information about scheduled public meetings and hearings, or 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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