Iowa DOT News Release

Public input requested for proposed bridge replacement on Iowa 14 in Jasper County

Posted on: July 26, 2021

AMES, Iowa – July 26, 2021 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input for a proposed bridge replacement on Iowa 14 over Alloway Creek, located approximately 1.6 miles west of Iowa Highway 224 in Jasper County.

The proposed project includes replacing the existing 74’ long steel I-beam bridge with a 115’ x 44’ single span PPCS bridge.

Construction of the project is expected to begin in 2023.

Through traffic on Iowa 14 will be detoured using Interstate 80 and Iowa 224. For more information, see the website listed below.  

For general information regarding the proposed work or online public meeting, contact Allison Smyth, P.E., assistant district engineer, Iowa DOT District 1 Office, 1020 S. Fourth St., Ames, Iowa 50010, phone 515-239-1635 or 800-899-0623, 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. Comments and questions regarding the online meeting should be received by August 5, 2021.  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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