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Public input requested for proposed improvements on Iowa 146 in Poweshiek County

AMES, Iowa – Jan. 4, 2023 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input for proposed improvements to the Iowa 146 / F-62 intersection near Searsboro in Poweshiek County

Construction of the project is expected to begin in 2023.

Through traffic on Iowa 146 will be detoured to Poweshiek County Road T-38, Interstate 80, Poweshiek County Road F-57, and U.S. 63. For more information, see the website listed below.  

For general information regarding this project, 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 [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.

Comments must be received by January 23, 2023 to be considered

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