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Proposed Improvements to U.S. 63 to be discussed in Tama on December 6, 2022

AMES, Iowa – Nov. 29, 2022 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a virtual and in person public information meeting to discuss the proposed improvements to U.S. 63 from U.S. 6 in Poweshiek County to the south city limit of Tama in Tama County. The project will include rubblization and an HMA overlay in Poweshiek County, a PCC overlay in Tama County, and Super 2 enhancements throughout the project.

In-person meeting:

When: December 6, 2022 between 5 and 6:30 pm

Location: Tama City Civic Center, 305 Siegel St., in Tama

Description: Iowa DOT staff and project consultants will be present to discuss the proposed improvements. No formal presentation will be made. The meeting space is accessible for persons with disabilities. However, if you require special accommodations at the meeting, please notify the contact listed below by December 2.

Virtual presentation:

When: Anytime between December 6 (around Noon) – December 19, 2022

How to Attend: Navigate to and click on “US 63 Improvements”

Description: Experience a self-guided tour of the proposed improvements and submit comments and questions at any time during the comment period. If you do not have access to the internet, or need assistance viewing the materials, please contact the DOT representative listed below.

If you would like to receive future email notifications, or submit a comment or question regarding this project, go to: Comments are due by December 19.

For general information regarding the public meeting, 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 [email protected] Interpretation and translation services are available in several languages for free. Please notify the contact listed above if you require a language other than English. Servicios de interpretación y traducción están disponibles en varios idiomas gratis. Favor de notificar el contacto enumerado a continuación si requiere un idioma que no sea inglés.

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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 Iowa DOT Civil Rights at 515-239-1111 or by email at [email protected].


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