Posts With Keyword ‘Iowa DOT’

Public Input Wanted on Transportation Issues

Posted: Thursday, March 10th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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The public is invited to share concerns about transportation issues during a public meeting in Cedar Rapids. 

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Ainsworth to Marr Park trail now Completely Funded

Posted: Thursday, November 25th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Ainsworth to Marr Park trail is not completely funded but that doesn’t mean the trail can built yet. 

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Washington County Board of Supervisors To Meet A Day Earlier To Accommodate Election

Posted: Sunday, October 31st, 2010 at 6:28 am

This morning at 9:30 am the Washington County Board of Supervisors will hold its weekly meeting a day early to accommodate the election schedule of the County Auditor’s Office.

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Lane restrictions on U.S. 218 near the Washington/Henry County line begin Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, September 27th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Construction work on a bridge approach on U.S. 218 1.1 miles north of the Henry County line over the East Fork Crooked Creek Bridge is set to start tomorrow.

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November Election Nears, Residents Reminded Of Campaign Sign Regulations

Posted: Saturday, September 18th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Midterm elections are approaching, and that means more campaign signs are appearing.

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Summer Heat Could Cause Pavement To “Blow Up”

Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Iowa Department of Transportations is warning motorists that summer heat could cause the state’s pavement to “buckle and shatter”.

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Dept. of Transportation Issues Tall Corn Driving Warning

Posted: Friday, July 16th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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Four people were killed and 49 injured in Iowa in 2009 from crashes at rural intersections caused by obstructed view from trees and crops, accidents that cost the state nearly half a million dollars.

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Stark Opposes Speed Limit Increase on E. Washington

Posted: Thursday, April 29th, 2010 at 7:34 am

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A member of the Washington City Council is taking issue with a report from the Iowa Department of Transportation that calls for raising the speed limit on East Washington Street.

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Bridge Repair Project on Iowa 1 Near Brighton

Posted: Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 at 6:24 am


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The Bridge over Highway 1 North of Brighton will have lane restrictions on it next week

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Central Issuance for Iowa Driver’s Licenses Begins Today

Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2010 at 6:38 am

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Starting today, Iowans can no longer get their permanent driver’s licenses at county courthouses.

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Iowa DOT Looks at 92 Bridge Replacement

Posted: Thursday, April 15th, 2010 at 7:47 am


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The Iowa Department of Transportation is looking at replacing the bridge on Highway 92 over Crooked Creek near West Chester.

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Iowa DOT to Present Plans for Highway 1/92 Intersection

Posted: Wednesday, April 14th, 2010 at 7:51 am


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The Iowa Department of Transportation this month will present plans to improve the Highway 92 and Highway 1 intersection

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92 To Close Temporarily in Muscatine

Posted: Monday, April 12th, 2010 at 6:56 am


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A portion of Highway 92 will be closed over the next couple of months in Muscatine. The Iowa Department of Transportation says the roadway will be closed between Hershey Avenue and Pine Street beginning today. They say traffic will be rerouted to a detour. The project is scheduled to be completed in early June.

Part of Old 34 to be Closed

Posted: Friday, March 12th, 2010 at 6:25 am


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Part of old U.S. 34 will be closed next week for a bridge replacement project.

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DOT Public Transit Report Completed

Posted: Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010 at 6:39 am

Two years ago, the legislature ordered a study of public transit in Iowa, with the focus on the needs of seniors and how the system could achieve energy independence.

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DOT Warns Warmer Temps Can Be Deceiving

Posted: Saturday, January 16th, 2010 at 6:41 am

The Iowa Department of Transportation is warning motorist that warmer weather like we’ve had this week can be deceiving.

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Normalcy Returns after Wintry Blast

Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2010 at 7:10 am

Things are mostly back to normal after a blast of wintry weather last week.

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Travel Still Hazardous in Much of Iowa

Posted: Friday, January 8th, 2010 at 9:16 am

Areas where travel is not advised

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Multi Vehicle Crash Closes 218 near Riverside

Posted: Monday, December 28th, 2009 at 12:02 pm

A multi vehicle crash closed lanes in both directions of U.S. 218 near Riverside this morning.

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Limits Placed on Commercial Carriers During Winter Weather

Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 5:56 am

With Iowa roadways being covered with snow and ice over the past couple of days,

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