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Actions taken by the Iowa Transportation Commission on April 13

Actions taken by the Iowa Transportation Commission on April 13

The Iowa Transportation Commission approved the following items during its meeting on Tuesday, April 13, in Dubuque:

Order Number

Title

Action taken

Presenter

D-2021-74

Approve Minutes of the

March 9, 2021, Commission Meeting

Approved

Danielle Madden,

Commission assistant,

515-239-1919

H-2021-75

Administrative Rules

-761 IAC 105 – Holiday Rest Stops

-761 IAC 106 – Promotion of Iowa Agricultural Products at Rest Areas

Approved

Mitchell J. Dillavou, Chief Engineer, Field Operations Division,

515-239-1124

PPM-2021-76

Revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economy (RISE) application –Story County

Approved

Craig Markley, director,

Systems Planning Bureau,

515-239-1027

PPM-2021-77

RISE application – City of Independence

Approved

Craig Markley, director,

Systems Planning Bureau,

515-239-1027

PPM-2021-78

RISE application – City of Clinton

Approved

Craig Markley, director,

Systems Planning Bureau,

515-239-1027

H-2021-79

Corridor Preservation Renewal -Interstate 80 from west of Dallas County Road R-16 to Grand Prairie Parkway

Approved

Bryan Bradley,

Location and Environment Bureau,

515-239-1787

PPM-2021-80

Program Objectives (2022-2026 Highway Program)

Approved

Stuart Anderson, director,

Transportation Development Division,

515-239-1661

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 https://iowadot.gov/systems_planning/Grant-Programs/Revitalize-Iowas-Sound-Economy-RISE-Program.

Story County: Up to $843,750 from the county share of the RISE Fund was approved for a Local Development grant to assist in paving of approximately 5,238 feet of 220th Street located west of Nevada. This project is necessary to provide improved access to 103 acres for industrial purposes. This project is anticipated to be completed by November 2022.

Independence: Up to $269,094 from the city share of the RISE Fund was approved for a Local Development grant to assist in construction of approximately 700 feet of Enterprise Drive and 460 feet of Larson Lane located on the southeast side of town. This project is necessary to provide improved access to three lots totaling more than 15 acres for industrial purposes. This project is anticipated to be completed by November 2021.

Clinton: A funding commitment from the city share of the RISE Fund was approved for this Iowa Certified Site through the RISE Local Development program to assist in the reconstruction of approximately 5,000 feet of South 54th Street, construction of approximately 4,000 feet of 36th Avenue South and turn lanes on U.S. 30 within the certified site area located on the southwest side of town. This project is necessary to provide access to the Lincolnway Industrial Rail and Air Park certified site of more than 345 acres for heavy industrial purposes. The estimated total RISE-eligible project cost is $4,787,500 and the estimated RISE grant is $2,872,500 or up to 60 percent of the total RISE-eligible project cost, whichever is less.  The actual award amount is subject to change as project plans are finalized. The certification for this site expires on Dec. 19, 2021.



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