Public Involvement Projects

U.S. 61 in Des Moines and Louisa County – Feb. 16, 2016


Feb. 16, 2016, 4:30-6:30 p.m, Mediapolis Elementary School, 725 N. Northfield St, in Mediapolis

Project description

Discuss the proposed four-lane improvements to U.S. 61 from Burlington north to 1 mile north of Iowa 78 in Des Moines and Louisa counties.  The completed environmental assessment will be available to view.  Right-of-way impacts for the programmed project from Memorial Park Road in Burlington north to approximately 210th Street will also be discussed.

The public hearing will be conducted utilizing a combined open forum and formal format. Iowa DOT staff will be present to discuss the project informally between 4:30 and 5:15 p.m. and following the formal presentation until 6:30 p.m. Interested individuals are encouraged to attend the hearing anytime during the informal session to express their views and ask questions about the proposed improvements.

A formal presentation will begin at 5:15 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session. There will be a three-minute limit per speaker during the question-and-answer session. Persons wishing to make a formal presentation will need to note that at the time of registration. Oral and written statements will be accepted during the open forum and the formal sessions.

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Project contact

Jason Huddle, transportation planner
Iowa DOT District 5 Office
307 W. Briggs, P.O. Box 587
Fairfield, Iowa, 52556
[email protected]

Deadline for receipt of comments is March 1, 2016; however, all correspondence received after this date will be included in the project files and reviewed as the project is developed.  Submit a comment about this project.

Iowa DOT ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment in all programs and activities under Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other nondiscrimination statutes. Contact Iowa DOT Civil Rights at 515-239-1111 or [email protected] if you have questions or concerns.

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