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Proposed Roadway and Sidewalk improvement in Postville to be discussed on Oct. 24, 2023

Join the Iowa DOT for an in-person or virtual public information meeting to discuss proposed roadway and sidewalk improvements on U.S. 18 and Iowa 51 in Postville.

Roadway improvements include diamond grinding and patching U.S. 18 from west of West Street to Iowa 51. We plan to resurface Iowa 51 from the North city limits to U.S. 18 and then continue south of Hardin Drive.

The proposed sidewalk improvements include removing sidewalks as needed along the route to be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act regulations. Water main replacement will also take place as needed along the route.

In-person meeting

When: Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2023, anytime between 5 and 6:30 p.m.
Location: Postville City Council Chamber, 147 N Lawler St.
Description:  You will be provided with information about the project, and you can talk through your ideas with our staff. There will be no formal presentation. The meeting space is accessible to people with disabilities. If you require more support at the meeting, please notify the contact listed below by Friday, Oct. 20.

Virtual presentation

When: Anytime between Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2023 (around Noon) – Friday, Nov. 3, 2023.
How to Attend: View the Virtual presentation
Description: The website will help you get information about the project and allow you to give us feedback.

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Comments and questions regarding this project should be received by
Friday, Nov. 3, 2023.

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Project contact

If you want more information about the project or need help for persons with disabilities or limited English skills, contact:

Pete Hjelmstad, Field Services
Iowa DOT District 2 Office
428 43rd St. SW., Mason City, Iowa 50401
Phone: 641-423-7584 or 641-422-9459
Email:[email protected]

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