Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa Transportation Commission to meet July 13

Posted on: July 08, 2021

AMES, Iowa – July 8, 2021 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, in the Materials Conference Room at the Iowa Department of Transportation’s headquarters at 800 Lincoln Way in Ames. The public may attend in-person; however, participation via conference call or Teams is still encouraged to minimize the number of in-person attendees. Face coverings are not required and left to the discretion of each individual.

Business meeting agenda Tuesday, July 13, 2021





1 p.m.

*Election of Commission Officers


Linda Juckette,
Commission Vice-chair


*Approve Minutes of the
June 8, 2021, Commission Meeting


Danielle Madden,
Commission assistant,


Commission Comments


DOT Staff Comments


*Administrative Rules -761 IAC
400, Vehicle Registrations and Certificate of Title


Melissa Gillett, director,
Motor Vehicle Division,


*Corridor Preservation Zone Recommendation – I-380 from North Liberty to Cedar Rapids


Gary Harris,
Location and Environment Bureau,


*Corridor Preservation Zone Recommendation – I-80 around the U.S. 6/169 interchange


Gary Harris,
Location and Environment Bureau,


*Transfer of Jurisdiction: Segments of U.S. 61 to Des Moines County and Mediapolis


Mitchell J. Dillavou, P.E.,
Chief Engineer,
Field Operations Division,

1:10 p.m.



*Action items


Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Informal workshop session
The Commission will meet informally with staff from the Iowa DOT Tuesday, July 13, 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 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
    • Commission Legal Overview
    • Review of Commission Guidebook
    • Administrative Rules
      • 761 IAC 400 – Vehicle Registration and Certificate of Title
    • COVID-19 Transportation Funding Impact Update
    • 2021 Highway Program balance report
    • August Commission Tour Benchmark Assessment and Preview
    • Corridor Preservation Zone Recommendation
      • I-380 From North Liberty to Cedar Rapids
      • I-80 around the U.S. 6/169 interchange
    • Transfer of Jurisdiction: Segments of U.S. 61 to Des Moines County and Mediapolis
    • RISE Settlement Discussion
  • Highway-Rail Crossing Safety Program Amendment
  • State Aviation Program Recommendation (Following the workshop, the recommendations can be viewed at
    • Commercial Service Vertical Infrastructure
    • General Aviation Vertical Infrastructure
    • Airport Improvement Program
  • State Long-Range Transportation Plan and Freight Plan Updates


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 440 237 881#

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


Iowa highway in the evening