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Tell us what you think about a proposed bridge replacement over East Otter Creek on Iowa 39 in Crawford County

AMES, Iowa – May 14, 2024 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting your input on a proposed bridge replacement on Iowa 39 over East Otter Creek, 0.4 miles east of Cherokee County road M-35.

Construction on the bridge includes making it longer and wider. The new bridge will be 150 feet long by 40 feet wide. Construction is expected to begin in the spring of 2026 and end in the fall of 2026.


Comments about the proposed bridge replacement can be made at: Comments are due by Monday, May 24, 2024.

For general information regarding the public meeting, Shane Tymkowicz P.E., Assistant District Engineer, Iowa DOT District 3 Office, 6409 Gordon Drive, Sioux City, Iowa 51106, phone 712-274-5834 or 712-276-2822, 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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