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Gov. Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Education announced the state has received $26.2 million in federal relief to ensure education continues for students of all ages impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
As of Wednesday, May 27, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $1.88 across Iowa according to AAA. Prices rose $.07 from last week’s price and $.77 lower than one year ago. The national average on Wednesday was $1.96 up $.05 from last week’s price.
A project to replace a box culvert on Iowa 38 north of Stanwood requires closing the roadway to traffic beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, June 1, until Monday, Sept. 9, weather permitting.
This year's efforts are concentrated in southwest Iowa, but occasionally crews will work elsewhere in the state. Some employees will spend peak hours between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. at a location counting the morning, noon, and evening traffic. They count and classify vehicles, record vehicle turning movements, and gather other data necessary to assist in planning the future of Iowa's roadway system.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will be completing a project to repair overflow bridges in the marsh area on WIS 82 on the Wisconsin side of the Mississippi River which will require temporarily closing the Iowa 9 (Black Hawk) bridge over the Mississippi River at Lansing, Iowa beginning on Friday, June 5, until Monday, June 15, weather permitting.
Bridge construction work over Iowa 149/U.S. Business 63, between 5th Street West to Lakeside Drive in Ottumwa will require closing the roadway to traffic beginning Monday, June 1, until late June, weather permitting
A concrete overlay project on Iowa 14 north of Marshalltown will require closing the roadway to traffic between Iowa 96 in Marshall County and Iowa 175 in Grundy County from 7 a.m. Monday, June 1, until early September, weather permitting.
A culvert replacement project on Iowa 9 just west of Worth County Road S-18 near Fertile requires closing the roadway to traffic beginning Tuesday, May 26, until early July, weather permitting.
As of Wednesday, May 20, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $1.81 across Iowa according to AAA. Prices rose $.05 from last week’s price and $.84 lower than one year ago. The national average on Wednesday was $1.91 up $.04 from last week’s price.