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Public input requested for a proposed bridge replacement on Iowa 3 over the Maquoketa River in Fayette County

AMES, Iowa – May 15, 2023 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input for a proposed bridge replacement on Iowa 3 over the Maquoketa River, 1.7 miles east of Iowa 187 in Fayette County. The bridge replacement project is currently scheduled for the 2025 construction season.

Through traffic on Iowa 3 will be maintained at all times.

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Virtual presentation:

When: Anytime between May 25, 2023 (around Noon) – June 8, 2023

How to Attend: Navigate to and click on “IA 3 Bridge Replacement Maquoketa River”

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.

For general information regarding this project, contact, Pete Hjelmstad, Field Services Coordinator, Iowa DOT District 2 Office, 428 43rd St. SW, Mason City, Iowa 50401, phone 641-423-7584 or 800-477-4368, 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 June 8, 2023, to be considered.

Visit anytime for information about scheduled public meetings and hearings, and to view and offer input on any DOT project using the “Map Search” feature. You can also sign up for a REACH account to easily submit comments, register for public meetings, or view the virtual presentation without logging into the system again. If you would like to receive future email notifications or submit a comment or question regarding this project, go to:


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