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Public input requested for proposed improvements on Iowa 27/Iowa 58

10/19/2020

The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input for proposed work at the Ridgeway Avenue intersection on Iowa 27/Iowa 58 from south of the eastbound ramps to north of Ridgeway Avenue in Cedar Falls in Black Hawk County.

Reynolds extends public health emergency declaration including transportation changes

10/19/2020

The proclamation now remains in effect until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 15, 2020.

Week of October 12 fuel and energy price report courtesy of the Iowa Department of Agriculture

10/14/2020

As of Wednesday, October 14, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.07 across Iowa according to AAA. Prices fell $.01 from last week’s price and $.35 lower than one year ago. The national average on Wednesday was $2.18, steady from last week’s price.

Public meeting on Federal Recreational Trails Program to be held by conference call November 16

10/14/2020

This meeting of the Federal Recreational Trails Program Advisory Committee will include a brief overview of the Federal Recreational Trails Program and apportionments, program guidance, application process, and scoring criteria.

USDA ReConnect funding to connect 763 rural households to high-speed Internet

10/13/2020

South Slope Cooperative Telephone Company will use a $2.7 million ReConnect grant and a $2.7 million ReConnect loan to deploy a fiber-to-the-premises network to connect 1,984 people, 147 farms and 26 businesses to high-speed broadband internet in Iowa and Johnson counties.

Actions taken by the DOT Commission at its meeting in Davenport

10/13/2020

The Iowa Transportation Commission approved several action items during its meeting on Tuesday in Davenport.

Public input requested for proposed bridge project on U.S. 169 in Kossuth County

10/12/2020

The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input for a proposed replacement of the U.S. 169 bridge over Black Cat Creek, 4.2 miles north of U.S. 18, in Kossuth County.

Overweight load regulations suspended for fall harvest

10/12/2020

The current proclamation expires at 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 18, 2020, unless extended by Governor Reynolds for another thirty days before that date.?

DOT Commission to meet in Davenport on October 13

10/8/2020

The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business on Tuesday, October 13, at the Hotel Blackhawk, 200 E. Third St. in Davenport.

Week of October 5 fuel and energy price update courtesy of the Iowa Department of Agriculture

10/7/2020

As of Wednesday, October 7, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.08 across Iowa according to AAA. Prices fell $.01 from last week’s price and $.34 lower than one year ago. The national average on Wednesday was $2.18, down $.01 from last week’s price.

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