Iowa Department of Transportation

News Release

June 30, 2008

Dena Gray-Fisher


  Work zone safety news conference today at 10 a.m.

AMES, Iowa Work zone safety will be more important than ever in Iowa this construction season in light of the significant amount of flood-damaged infrastructure requiring repair. The Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT) will hold a news conference to discuss Sections 8 and 36 of House File 2651 signed by Governor Chet Culver April 25. This legislation increases the fines for speeding in a work zone and provides for the replacement of the current work zone signs.

The news conference details are as follows:

  • DATE: Monday, June 30, 2008
  • TIME: 10 a.m.
  • LOCATION:  Iowa DOT Sign Shop, Ames
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From Lincoln Way, go south on Oak Avenue , cross South Fourth Street , and turn left into the driveway.  The DOT sign shop is the second building on the east. 


  • Nancy Richardson, director, Iowa DOT
  • Danny Homan, president, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Iowa Council 61
  • Burt Ostert, Safety Committee chair, Associated General Contractors







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