Iowa DOT News

December 2022

UPDATE: Surplus furniture sale at Iowa DOT Dec. 13 & 14 has been postponed

December 12, 2022

AMES, Iowa – Dec. 5, 2022 –The Iowa Department of Transportation’s surplus furniture sale originally scheduled for Dec. 13 and 14 has been postponed until further notice. Please watch for further information. # Contact: David Bollenbaugh at 515-239-1576 or email [email protected].

Update: Iowa Transportation Commission to meet virtually on December 13

December 12, 2022

AMES, Iowa – Dec. 12, 2022 – The Iowa Transportation Commission was scheduled to meet in person tomorrow, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022. However, due to the latest weather forecast and in the interest of safety, the meeting will be conducted virtually. As with all Commission meetings, there are two ways to listen to the Commission’s informal workshop session and business meeting. The broadcast feed and phone lines are active 15 minutes prior to each meeting or session and discontinued immediately...

Iowa DOT offices closed for Christmas and New Year’s holidays

December 12, 2022

AMES, IOWA – Dec. 12, 2022 – All Iowa Department of Transportation locations will be closed Friday, Dec. 23, Monday, Dec. 26, 2022, and Monday, Jan. 2, 2023, for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Many people, including commercial driver’s license holders, may be able to complete driver’s license business online at If you need to come to see us at one of our driver’s license service centers, the best way to get in and out quickly is to...

Iowa Transportation Commission to meet December 13

December 8, 2022

AMES, Iowa – Dec. 8, 2022 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022, 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 if comfortable with doing so. Face coverings are not required and are left to the discretion of each individual. Business meeting agenda Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022 Time Title Presenter 1 p.m. *Approve Minutes of...

Iowa DOT surplus furniture sale on Jan. 5

December 5, 2022

AMES, Iowa – Dec. 27, 2022 – Are you looking for affordable office furniture? The Iowa Department of Transportation will sell surplus office furniture for $20 each piece (tax included) at our main complex in Ames. WHEN: January 5 – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: 800 Lincoln Way in Ames – Northwest wing Please enter from South Oak Avenue. Directional signs will be posted. See a map of the sale location. Items for sale for $20 (tax included) are...

New Iowa 17 overpass in Boone to be celebrated December 7

December 5, 2022

AMES, Iowa – Dec. 5, 2022 – The City of Boone, Boone County, Iowa Department of Transportation, and Fareway Stores, Inc., invite you to join them in celebrating the opening of the Iowa 17 overpass at a ceremony Wednesday, December 7, 2022. When: Wednesday, December 7 at 3:00 p.m. Where: Cobblestone Inn & Suites, 1900 Lakewood Dr, Boone The Iowa DOT constructed the overpass to improve your safety and traffic flow in the area by allowing traffic to move over...

Temporary overnight closure of westbound I-80 at West Branch (exit 254) in Johnson County scheduled for Monday morning, Dec. 5

December 1, 2022

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Dec. 1, 2022 – Removal of the Wapsi Avenue Bridge over Interstate 80 in Johnson County requires closure of the westbound lanes of I-80 from West Branch (exit 254) to Johnson County Road F-44/ Herbert Hoover Highway (exit 249) from 12:01 a.m. until 5 a.m. Monday, Dec. 5, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Davenport construction office. During this closure, westbound I-80 traffic will follow a marked detour route through West Branch (exit 254)...


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