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Actions taken by the Iowa Transportation Commission at its Oct. 11 meeting in Dubuque

Actions taken by the Iowa Transportation Commission at its Oct. 11 meeting in Dubuque

The Iowa Transportation Commission approved the following items during its meeting today at the Hotel Julien Dubuque, 200 Main St., in Dubuque.

Order

number

Title

 

Actions

taken

 

Presenter

D-2017-20

Approve Minutes of the Sept. 13, 2016, Commission Meeting

 

Approved

 

Danielle Griggs,

Commission secretary,

515-239-1919

PPM-2017-21

Revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economy (RISE) – Calmar

 

Approved

(see details below)

 

Craig Markley, director,

Office of Systems Planning,

515-239-1027

PPM-2017-22

RISE – Davenport

 

Approved

(see details below)

 

Craig Markley, director,

Office of Systems Planning,

515-239-1027

PPM-2017-23

State Recreational Trails Program Funding Recommendations

 

Approved

 

Craig Markley, director,

Office of Systems Planning,

515-239-1027

PPM-2017-24

2018 Highway-Railroad Crossing Safety Program Recommendations

 

Approved

 

Stuart Anderson, director,

Planning, Programming and Modal Division,

515-239-1661

RISE grant application approved

The RISE program was established to promote economic development in Iowa through construction or improvement of roads and streets. Iowa cities and counties are eligible for funding in the form of a grant, loan, or combination thereof. Projects must involve construction or improvement of a public roadway. There are two RISE project types: 1) Immediate Opportunity, and 2) Local Development. More information is available at www.iowadot.gov/systems_planning/rise.htm.

Calmar: Up to $135,037 from the city share of the RISE Fund was approved for a Local Development grant to assist in construction of approximately 740 feet of Huber Drive located on the northwest side of town. This project is necessary to provide access to six lots totaling more than 12 acres for professional office, manufacturing, and warehousing purposes. This project is anticipated to be completed by July 2017.

Davenport: Up to $2,390,578 from the city share of the RISE Fund was approved for a Local Development grant to assist in construction of approximately 2,312 feet of West 76th Street and intersection improvements on North Division Street and West 76th Street located on the northwest side of town. This project is necessary to provide access to 13 lots totaling more than 44 acres for industrial and manufacturing purposes. This project is anticipated to be completed by December 2017.

Transfer of jurisdiction approved

The Commission approved the following transfers of jurisdiction. Following a transfer of jurisdiction, the city/county is responsible for all future maintenance and improvement of that roadway and right of way.

To the city of Dubuque: The portion of U.S. 52/Iowa 3 north from the intersection of U.S. 61 in downtown Dubuque to the northern corporation limits of Dubuque, a length of approximately 3.91 miles (including the one-way pairs). All portions of Iowa 32 (Northwest Arterial) that are within the corporation limits of Dubuque, a length of approximately 4.43 miles.

To the city of Sageville: The portion of Iowa 32 and U.S. 52/Iowa 3 that lies within the corporation limits of Sageville with a total length of 0.73 mile.

To Dubuque County: The portion of U.S. 52/Iowa 3 that lies within Dubuque County, a length of approximately 0.34 mile.



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