Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa Transportation Commission to meet May 11

Posted on: May 06, 2021

AMES, Iowa – May 6, 2021 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. While the Commission will meet in person at the Iowa DOT complex in Ames, public participation will be limited to a conference call or Teams. This is to assure adequate social distancing measures can be accommodated.  

Business meeting agenda Tuesday, May 11, 2021





1 p.m.

*Approve Minutes of the
April 13, 2021, Commission Meeting


Danielle Madden,
Commission assistant,


Commission Comments


Iowa DOT Comments


*Revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economy (RISE) application –



Craig Markley, director,
Systems Planning Bureau,


*RISE application – Pleasant Hill


Craig Markley, director,
Systems Planning Bureau,


*RISE applications - Waterloo


Craig Markley, director,
Systems Planning Bureau,


*RISE applications - Davenport


Craig Markley, director,
Systems Planning Bureau,


*Commercial and Industrial Network Modification


Jeff von Brown,
Systems Planning Bureau,


Draft 2022-2026 Iowa Transportation Improvement Program (Information only)


Stuart Anderson, director, Transportation Development Division,

1:10 p.m.



*Action items

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Informal workshop session
The Commission will meet informally with staff from the Iowa DOT Tuesday, May 11, 2021, in person and via conference call beginning at 9:30 a.m. In order to assure adequate social distancing, public participation in the workshop will be limited to a conference call or Teams. The following transportation-related matters may be discussed, but no action will be taken during the meeting. The items are listed in no particular order and may be discussed at any point during the workshop.

  • Commission input
    • Director’s welcome
    • COVID-19 Transportation Funding Impact Update
    • 2021 Highway Program Balance Report
    • June Commission Tour Benchmark Assessment and Preview
    • RISE Projects
      • Johnston Local Development
      • Pleasant Hill Local Development
      • Waterloo Immediate Opportunity
      • Davenport Immediate Opportunity
    • RISE Policy
  • Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2021 Transit Program (vehicle replacement)
  • Corridor Preservation Zone Recommendation – Iowa 12 Gordon Drive Viaduct in Sioux City
  • Commercial and Industrial Network Modification
  • Aviation System Plan
  • Future of Transportation
  • Five-year Program Discussion


Editor’s note: There are two ways to listen to the Iowa Transportation Commission’s informal workshop session or business meeting or public input session when scheduled. The broadcast feed and phone lines are active 15 minutes prior to each meeting or session and discontinued immediately after a meeting ends.

Live audio and some presentation materials will be available via the Microsoft Teams Meeting link.

For those who wish to only join via audio, dial 515-817-6093 and use conference ID 333 771 076#

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 and other nondiscrimination statutes. 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 or by email at

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