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Actions taken at Iowa Transportation Commission Wednesday, January 11

January 11, 2023

AMES, Iowa – Jan. 11, 2023 – The Iowa Transportation Commission approved the following items during its meeting today in Ames. Business meeting actions taken Wednesday, Jan. 11 Order Number Title Action taken Presenter D-2023-40 Approve Minutes of the Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022 Commission Meeting Approved Cindy Dorhout, Commission assistant, 515-239-1067 MV-2023-41 Administrative Rules – 761 IAC 451, Emergency Vehicle Certificate Approved Melissa Gillett, director, Motor Vehicle Division, 515-237-3121 MV-2023-42 Administrative Rules – 761 IAC 625, Driver’s Licenses for Undercover...

Iowa Transportation Commission approves 2023 intercity bus projects

January 11, 2023

AMES, Iowa – Jan. 11, 2023 – Today, the Iowa Transportation Commission approved more than $2.2 million in grants for three intercity transportation providers for the calendar year 2023 Intercity Bus Program. The Commission approved the funds for eight projects submitted by the following three entities. Burlington Trailways Jefferson Lines City of Fort Dodge With the current trend in intercity bus transportation moving away from rural connectivity into more urban-to-urban service, these funds play a vital role in keeping rural...

Iowa Transportation Commission approves Iowa's Clean Air Attainment Program funding

January 11, 2023

Ames, Iowa – Jan. 11, 2023 – Today, the Iowa Transportation Commission approved $3,873,560 million in total funding for 8 projects from Iowa's Clean Air Attainment Program. The program was created in 1994 for the purpose of reducing transportation-related congestion and air pollution. This funding is available to cities, counties, transit agencies, metropolitan planning organizations, regional planning affiliations, state agencies, and nonprofit organizations through an annual application-based program. The projects and approved funding amounts are listed below. Traffic System Vehicle...

Iowa Transportation Commission approves Federal Recreational Trails Program funding

January 11, 2023

AMES, Iowa – Jan. 11, 2023 – Today, the Iowa Transportation Commission approved $1,348,650 in total funding for five federal Recreational Trails Program projects. The federal Recreational Trails Program was created in 1991 for the purpose of developing and maintaining recreational trails and trail-related facilities for both motorized and nonmotorized trail users. This funding is available to cities, counties, state and federal agencies, and private organizations through an annual application-based program. The projects and approved funding amounts are listed below....

Iowa Mississippi River Parkway Commission to meet Jan. 20 in Davenport

January 9, 2023

AMES, Iowa – Jan. 9, 2023 – The Iowa Mississippi River Parkway Commission (MRPC) will meet Friday, Jan. 20, at the Nahant Marsh Education Center, 4220 Wapello Avenue, in Davenport. Interested parties may attend in-person or join the meeting by using the Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/96072390350. To join the meeting by conference call, dial 312-626-6799 and use Meeting ID: 960 7239 0350# and passcode: #. The link and phone line will be active shortly before the meeting and discontinued immediately after...

Iowa 150 Planning Study to be discussed online

January 6, 2023

AMES, Iowa – Jan. 6, 2023 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a virtual public information meeting to discuss the planning study on Iowa 150. The study area is a 28-mile corridor on Iowa 150 from just north of I-380 in Benton County, extending through Buchanan County to the south edge of Fayette County and its junction with Iowa 281 just south of Oelwein’s city limits. Virtual presentation: When: Anytime between Jan. 17 (around Noon) – Jan. 30,...

Iowa Transportation Commission to meet January 11

January 5, 2023

AMES, Iowa – Jan. 5, 2023 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, 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 in doing so. Face coverings are not required and left to the discretion of each individual. Business meeting agenda Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023 Time Title Presenter 1 p.m. *Approve Minutes of the Tuesday,...

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

January 4, 2023

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,...

Actions taken at Iowa Transportation Commission Tuesday, December 13

December 13, 2022

AMES, Iowa – Dec. 13, 2022 – The Iowa Transportation Commission approved the following items during its meeting today in Ames. Business meeting actions taken Tuesday, Dec. 13 Order Number Title Action taken Presenter D-2023-37 Approve Minutes of the Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 Commission Meeting Approved Danielle Madden, Commission assistant, 515-239-1919 SO-2023-38 FY 2024 Traffic Safety Improvement Program Recommendations Approved (Link to news release) Jan Laaser-Webb, Transportation Engineer Administrator, Traffic and Safety Bureau, 515-239-1349 TD-2023-39 Linking Iowa’s Freight Transportation System...

Iowa Transportation Commission approves FY 2024 Traffic Safety Improvement Program projects

December 13, 2022

­­AMES, Iowa – Dec. 13, 2022 – Today, the Iowa Transportation Commission approved $7,901,027 in total funding for 30 separate projects from Iowa’s Traffic Safety Improvement Program. The program was created in 1987 for the purpose of increasing traffic safety on all of Iowa’s roadways. This funding is available for use on institutional, city, county, or state roads through an annual application process. The map below shows project locations for FY 2024 TSIP. The complete list of projects can be...

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