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Cancellation notice: Jan. 23 meeting to discuss Missouri Valley bypass corridor study areas in Harrison County

1/23/2018

The Iowa Department of Transportation has canceled the public information meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 23, to discuss two Missouri Valley bypass corridor study areas. The meeting was to be held between 4 and 6 p.m. at the Rand Community Center, 100 S. Fourth St., in Missouri Valley. The Iowa DOT will reschedule the public information meeting and provide date and location details as soon as they are available.

Rural lawmakers worry over DOT plan to move Atlantic office to Council Bluffs

1/22/2018

The Iowa Department of Transportation is planning to move its District 4 office from Atlantic to Council Bluffs, a shift generating worries among some state lawmakers about a negative impact on rural Iowa.

DOT Extends Comment Period for Ag Hours of Service Guidance

1/19/2018

Yesterday, DOT extended the comment period for an additional 30 days until February 20, 2018.

Traffic camera ban, regulation bills racing through Iowa Legislature

1/19/2018

Racing to get their legislation to the governor’s desk, an Iowa Senate subcommittee Thursday joined colleagues in the House to advance bans on traffic cameras.

Iowa Mississippi River Parkway Commission to meet Feb. 5 in Maquoketa

1/18/2018

The Iowa Mississippi River Parkway Commission (MRPC) will meet Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, at the Hurstville Interpretive Center, 18670 63rd St., in Maquoketa.

Week of January 15 fuel and energy price update

1/18/2018

As of Tuesday, January 16th, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.53 across Iowa according to AAA. This is up $.08 from last week and $.16 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.53, up $.04 from last week’s price.

Proposed bridge replacements for U.S. 65 in Franklin County to be discussed Jan. 30 in Hampton

1/18/2018

The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting in Hampton Tuesday, Jan. 30, to discuss two proposed bridge replacements along U.S. 65 in Franklin County.

Iowa House panel green lights bill to ban traffic cameras

1/18/2018

An Iowa House panel approved a measure Wednesday that would ban automated traffic cameras — including those in Cedar Rapids — and end what one legislator called “legalized grifting.”

Trump praises farmers in AFBF speech

1/15/2018

Cites administration’s progress on regulation and tax reform.

Variety of learning opportunities for farmers at 2018 Iowa Pork Congress

1/15/2018

All events are hosted on the lower level of Hy-vee Hall at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines unless otherwise noted.

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