Iowa DOT News Release

Public input requested for proposed replacement of the Gordon Drive Viaduct and Bacon Creek Conduit in Woodbury County

Posted on: April 16, 2021

AMES, Iowa – April 16, 2021 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input for a proposed project on the Gordon Drive Viaduct and Bacon Creek Conduit, from Rustin St. to Virginia St., in Woodbury County.

The project includes the replacement of the Gordon Drive Viaduct and Bacon Creek Conduit.

This project is not in the current Five-Year program.

The Iowa DOT is providing two online meeting formats for public input: live and at your own pace. If you do not have access to the internet, or need assistance viewing the materials, please contact the DOT representative listed below.

Live online meeting
Date/Time: April 27, 2021 / 5:30 PM
How to Attend: At the meeting time, navigate to select the project and click on the “live meeting” link.
Description: The study team will deliver a presentation to describe the proposed project, followed by a live question and answer session with the project team. Questions submitted can only be typed into the chat box and will be read by the moderator and answered by the project team.

At your own pace online meeting:
Date/Time: Anytime between April 27 – May 10, 2021
How to Attend: Navigate to and click on “Gordon Drive Viaduct Meeting Online”
Description: Experience a self-guided tour of the proposed project and submit comments and questions at any time during the comment period.
Comments and questions regarding the online meeting should be received by May 10, 2021.

For general information or to make a comment regarding the proposed project, contact Dakin Schultz, transportation planner, Iowa DOT District 3 Office, 2800 Gordon Drive, Sioux City, Iowa 51102, phone 712-276-1451 or 800-284-4368, email

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:


Iowa DOT ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact Tonnette R. Harris, J.D., Civil Rights Bureau Director at 515-509-8814.

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