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The upper Mississippi River fully reopened to boat and barge traffic this week for the first time since November as shippers scrambled to move a backlog of overdue fertilizer barges to farmers racing to sow corn before the end of the month.
The backbone of the American economy is our infrastructure system – the roads we drive on, the bridges we cross,and the waterways we use for shipping.
All Iowa Department of Transportation business locations will be closed Monday, May 27, in honor of Memorial Day. Iowa DOT driver's license service centers All Iowa DOT driver’s license service centers will be closed Saturday, May 25, and Monday, May 27 (offices are normally closed on Mondays).
The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Wednesday, June 5, to discuss the proposed improvements and right of way needs for Interstate 80 from east of Iowa City in Johnson County, approximately 1.5 miles west of Herbert Hoover Highway, to east of West Branch at Charles Avenue in Cedar County.
The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Tuesday, June 4 to discuss the proposed improvements to the I-80 bridges over the South Raccoon and North Raccoon Rivers and the Old Portland Road bridge in Dallas County.
A second lane on Iowa 2 west of I-29 reopened to traffic Wednesday, May 15, at 3 p.m. A single lane was reopened last Friday, May 10, providing limited mobility to the area.
After being on hiatus amid court challenges, the city’s automated traffic enforcement cameras will issue warnings of speed and red-light violations for a month grace period starting June 1 and then begin issuing tickets July 1.
The Iowa Transportation Commission approved several action items during its meeting on Tuesday at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Cedar Rapids.
The Iowa Department of Transportation presented the Iowa Transportation Commission (Commission) with the draft Fiscal Year 2020-2024 Iowa Transportation Improvement Program at its meeting Tuesday. Investments in Iowa’s multimodal transportation system covering aviation, public transit, railroads, trails, and highways are included.
The Iowa Transportation Commission approved more than $1.4 million in grant funding for two transportation infrastructure related development projects under the Linking Iowa’s Freight Transportation System (LIFTS) program