Iowa DOT Commission to meet in Ames on December 9 and 10

Iowa DOT Commission to meet in Ames on December 9 and 10

The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in the Materials Conference Room at the Iowa Department of Transportation’s headquarters at 800 Lincoln Way in Ames.

Attendees to the Dec. 10, 2019, meeting are asked to enter the Iowa DOT complex through the “Materials” entrance. When looking at the building façade from the east parking lot, the Materials building is south of the glass walkway over the driveway between the Administration and Materials buildings. The doors are on the east side of the facility.





1:30 p.m.

*Approve Minutes of the

Nov. 12, 2019, Commission Meeting


Danielle Madden,

Commission assistant,



Commission Comments




DOT Staff Comments




*Administrative Rules

-761 IAC 602 – Classes of Driver’s Licenses

-761 IAC 605 – License Issuance

-761 IAC 630 – Nonoperator’s Identification


Darcy Doty, director,

Driver and Identification Services Bureau,



*Fiscal Year 2021 Traffic Safety Improvement Program Projects


Jan Laaser-Webb,

State Safety Engineer,

Traffic and Safety Bureau,



*Transfer of Jurisdiction – Wendover Road on the south side of Interstate 80 to West Des Moines


Mitchell J. Dillavou,

Director, Highway Administration,



*Calendar Year 2020 Intercity Bus Program


Kristin Haar,

Public Transit Bureau,



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



Craig Markley, director,

Systems Planning Bureau,



Public Input – Representative Ray Sorensen



1:40 p.m.





*Action item




Monday, Dec. 9 and Tuesday, Dec. 10

Informal workshop sessions

The Commission will meet informally with staff from the Iowa DOT beginning at 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9 and again beginning at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, in the Materials Conference Room at the Iowa DOT’s headquarters in Ames.

The following transportation-related matters may be discussed, but no action will be taken during the meetings. The items are listed in no particular order and may be discussed at any point during the workshops

Monday, Dec. 9, 3 p.m. session:

  • Project Prioritization Weighting Workshop
  • Interstate Plan Update
  • Five-year Program – Asset Management (Bridge)

Tuesday, Dec. 10, 9:30 a.m. session:

Editor’s note: There are two ways to listen to the Iowa Transportation Commission’s informal workshop session or business meeting or public input session, when scheduled. The broadcast feed and phone lines are active 15 minutes prior to each meeting or session and discontinued immediately after a meeting ends.

  1. Live audio and some presentation materials will be available via the Skype meeting link.
  2. For those who wish to only join via audio, dial 515-817-6093 and use conference ID 88926242

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