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Iowa DOT seeks public input on public transit long-range plan

10/18/2019

A long-range plan for public transit in Iowa is currently under development.

Week of October 14 fuel and energy price update

10/16/2019

As of Tuesday, October 15, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.45 across Iowa according to AAA. This is $.03 higher than last week and $.37 lower than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.66, up a penny from last week’s price.

USDA Invests in water and wastewater Infrastructure Improvements in two Iowa cities

10/16/2019

Calument in O'Brien County and Brighton in Washington County receive investments.

2019-2020 transportation map for bicyclists now available

10/16/2019

Copies of the 2019-2020 map are now available at Iowa DOT’s driver's license service centers, county treasurer’s offices, all six Iowa DOT district offices, Iowa’s welcome centers, the state’s rest areas, and can be viewed and downloaded from the DOT's website.

Northern segment of Interstate 680 in western Iowa renamed I-880

10/15/2019

The Iowa Department of Transportation, in collaboration with the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, has announced the renaming of the northern segment of Interstate 680 in western Iowa.

Iowa DOT readies for winter driving conditions

10/15/2019

Mid-October signals the official beginning of the winter season for the Iowa Department of Transportation. Using data collected from previous winter events, the Iowa DOT’s is working to take a proactive approach to help keep you moving safely this winter.

Proposed improvement for U.S. 30 in Story County to be discussed in Ames on October 24

10/15/2019

The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Thursday, Oct. 24, to discuss the proposed improvements along U.S. 30, 0.5 mile east of Interstate 35 to east of 590th Avenue, including a new interchange at 580th Avenue, in Story County.

Week of October 7 fuel and energy price update

10/10/2019

As of Tuesday, October 8, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.42 across Iowa according to AAA. This is $.04 lower than last week and $.44 lower than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.65, down a penny from last week’s price.

C-70 at U.S. 75 near Hinton re-opens

10/9/2019

Plymouth County Road C-70 at U.S. 75 near Hinton reopens to traffic after 5PM on October 9.

DOT approves $3.9 million for Iowa’s Railroad Revolving Loan and Grant Program

10/8/2019

The Iowa Transportation Commission approved $3.9 million in funding for four rail infrastructure and related rail development projects under the Railroad Revolving Loan and Grant Program.

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