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Date / Time / Place

November 2, 2017, 6-8 p.m. 
UPDATE: Oskaloosa Middle School Cafeteria/Commons, 1704 N. Third Street in Oskaloosa

This public hearing will be conducted using a combined open forum and formal format. The open forum will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. The formal hearing will be held from 7 to 8 p.m., with a presentation starting at 7 p.m. Interested individuals are encouraged to attend the meeting. Oral and written statements will be accepted during both the open forum and the formal session. Persons wishing to make a formal statement will need to note that at the time of registration. There will be a three minute limit per speaker during the question-and-answer session.

Project Description

The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing Thursday, Nov. 2, to discuss the proposed U.S. 63 northwest bypass route around Oskaloosa, and gather public feedback on the environmental documentation, bypass route preferred alternative, and potential impacts pertaining to planned highway improvements.  The environmental assessment is now available at the Oskaloosa Public Library, 301 S. Market St., and will be available for review during the public hearing. 

The meeting space is accessible for persons with disabilities. However, if you require special accommodations at the meeting, please notify the Iowa DOT contact listed below by October 30th.

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Project contact

Hector Torres-Cacho, transportation planner
Iowa DOT District 5 Office
307 W. Briggs, P.O. Box 587
Fairfield, IA  52556

Attention icon Deadline for receipt of comments is Dec. 4, 2017; however, all correspondence received after this date will be included in the project files and reviewed as the project is developed.  To submit a comment about this project, go to:

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