Public Involvement Projects

U.S. 65 in Cerro Gordo County

About the Project

Project description

The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting to discuss proposed improvements on U.S. 65 from 0.1 mile South of 27th St. SW to 6th St. S in Mason City in Cerro Gordo County. If you do not have access to the internet, please feel free to contact me regarding this project and I can provide information (see contact info below).

The Iowa DOT is providing two meeting formats for the public meeting: in person and an at your own pace virtual meeting. Depending on COVID conditions, in your community, the meeting may need to be moved completely online. If that happens, updates will be found online on this web page.

In-person public meeting:

Date/Time: Nov. 8, 2021, between 5 and 6:30 p.m.
Location: Mason City Library, Mason City Room, 225 2nd St. SE, Mason City, IA
Description: The in-person public meeting will be conducted utilizing an open house format. Iowa DOT staff will be present to informally discuss the proposed improvements. No formal presentation will be made. 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 Nov. 2.

At your own pace meeting:

Date/Time: Anytime between Nov. 8 – 22, 2021
How to Attend: US 65 Meeting #3 At Own Pace
Description: Experience a self-guided tour of proposed improvements and submit comments and questions at any time during the comment period. If you do not have access to the internet, or need assistance viewing the materials, please contact the DOT representative listed below.

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Project contact

Mary Kelly, district design engineer,
Iowa DOT District 2 Office
428 43rd St. SW
Mason City, Iowa 50401
Phone: 641-423-7584 or 800-477-4368

Comments and questions regarding the online meeting should be received by Nov. 22, 2021. To submit a comment or question regarding this project, go to: .

We are piloting REACH a mobile web app that gives you a new way to stay involved and interact with Iowa DOT projects. Create your REACH account at this link:, use the REACH app to easily submit comments, register for public meetings or view the “At Your Own Pace” online meetings without logging into the system again. Because it’s optimized for use on a mobile device, commenting and keeping up to date on Iowa DOT projects will be more convenient than ever.


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