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Proposed sidewalk and roadway improvements along Iowa 9 and U.S. 218 in Osage to be discussed on Feb. 15

AMES, Iowa – Feb. 9, 2023 – Join the Iowa Department of Transportation for a virtual or in-person public information meeting to discuss proposed roadway improvements on Iowa 9 from Kirkwood Avenue to 1st Street, and along U.S. 218 from Poplar Street to Iowa 9 in Osage.

Additional proposed improvements include sidewalk replacement and curb installation from Kirkwood Avenue to South 14th Street and along U.S. 218 from Iowa 9 to North Corporate Limits. Proposed sidewalk improvements comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Construction is expected to begin in 2025.


In-person meeting:

When: Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024, anytime between 5 and 6:30 pm
Location: Osage Public Safety Center, 432 Main Street.
Description: You will be provided with information about the project, and you can talk through your ideas with our staff and consultants. There will be no formal presentation. The meeting space is accessible for people with disabilities. If you require more support at the meeting, please notify the contact listed below by Thursday, Feb. 9.

Virtual presentation:

When: Anytime between Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024 (around Noon) – Friday, Feb. 23, 2024.
How to Attend: Navigate to

Description: The website will help you get information about the project and allow you to give us feedback.  If you would like to receive future emails about this project or submit a comment or question for this project, you can go directly to: Comments are due by Friday, Feb. 23, 2024.

For general information regarding the public meeting, Pete Hjelmstad, Field Services Coordinator, Iowa DOT District 2 Office, 428 43rd St. SW, Mason City, Iowa 50401, phone 641-422-9459 or 641-423-7584, email [email protected]

Please contact the person listed above if you need information in another language or if you need an interpreter. We will provide these at no cost to you.

Favor de notificar la persona listado arriba si necesita información en otro idioma o si necesita un traductor. Se lo proporcionaremos sin costo a usted.

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