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Proposed U.S. 63 NW Bypass of Oskaloosa to be discussed on Oct. 17, 2023

Join the Iowa DOT for an in-person or virtual public information meeting to discuss proposed right-of-way needs for the bypass northwest of Oskaloosa.

The proposed realignment of U.S. 63 shifts the existing roadway to the west, about 3 miles northwest of Oskaloosa. The proposed two-lane bypass will run diagonally and would connect U.S. 63 north of the Oskaloosa city limits to a new interchange at Iowa 163 west of Oskaloosa.

In-person meeting

When: Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023, anytime between 5:30 and 7 p.m.
Location: Oskaloosa Middle School, 1704 N. Third 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.

Virtual presentation

When: Anytime between Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023 (around Noon) – Friday, Oct. 27, 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, Oct. 27, 2023.

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Project contact

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

Hector Torres-Cacho, Transportation Planner
Iowa DOT District 5 Office
 205 E 227th St., Fairfield, Iowa 502556
Phone: 641-469-4007 or 641-472-4171
Email:[email protected]

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