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Iowa 10 Sioux County

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The Iowa DOT is requesting public input on the proposed bridge deck overlay on Iowa 10 over Dry Creek, 0.9 mile east of Iowa 12 in Sioux County.

The proposed project provides for repairs to the existing bridge, including new deck overlay, new bridge approaches, and replacing guardrails.

This project will require the temporary closure of Sioux County Road K-18/Buchanan Avenue on the west side of the bridge on the north side of Iowa 10 and will require a local detour.

Deadline for receipt of comments is Aug. 18, 2014; however, all correspondence received after this date will be included in the project files and reviewed as the project is developed. Submit a comment about this project.

  

Shane Tymkowicz
District 3 Office
2800 Gordon Drive, P.O. Box 987
Sioux City, Iowa, 51102
shane.tymkowicz@dot.iowa.gov

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Margo Frankel Woods State Park in Polk County

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The Iowa Department of Transportation proposes to acquire additional highway right-of-way and temporary right-of-way areas from Margo Frankel Woods (MFW) State Park in Polk County. The Iowa DOT is requesting public comments for a proposed intersection impacting Margo Frankel Woods State Park in Polk County.

  

DeeAnn Newell
800 Lincoln Way.
Ames, Iowa 50010
515-239-1364
DeeAnn.Newell@dot.iowa.gov

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Highway corridor preservation of I-35 near Ankeny

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Corridor preservation for future improvements to Interstate 35 from the Iowa 160 and Oralabor Road interchange north to 36th Street (see corridor preservation zone map). Width of the corridor preservation zone varies depending upon the location within the corridor.

  

Tony Gustafson
District 1 Office
1020 S. Fourth St.
Ames, Iowa 50010
(641) 239-1635
Tony.Gustafson@dot.iowa.gov

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Proposed replacement of bridges on Beaver Drive over Interstate 35/80 and Beaver Creek in Polk County

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The Iowa DOT proposes to replace the bridges on Beaver Drive over Interstate 35/80 and Beaver Creek in Polk County. The proposed bridge replacement project will affect the Sycamore Wildlife Area on Beaver Drive. The Sycamore Wildlife Area is considered a wildlife/recreation area that is owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and leased to the Polk County Conservation Board under a long-term agreement. Multiple uses for the wildlife/recreation area include mountain biking, hiking, winter sports, and limited hunting (urban bow hunting). A secondary use is as a refuge area for waterfowl and other wildlife to travel along the river corridor. The area is open to the public. The Iowa DOT will acquire approximately 3,910 square feet (0.09 acre) of permanent right of way from the Sycamore Wildlife Area located adjacent to Beaver Drive. The wildlife area has been determined to be a Section 4(f) resource and the acquisition of right of way is expected to have “de minimis” impact on the area.

Section 4(f) of the U.S. Department of Transportation Act of 1966 was enacted as a means of protecting publicly owned parks, recreation areas, and wildlife/waterfowl refuges, as well as historic sites of local, state, or national significance from conversion to transportation uses. De minimis impacts are defined as those that, after consideration of any measure(s) to minimize harm (such as avoidance, minimization, mitigation, or enhancement measures), do not adversely affect the activities, features, and attributes of the Section 4(f) resource.

  

Jorge Zamora
Office of Location of Environment
800 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA 50010
jorge.zamora@dot.iowa.gov

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Proposed replacement of Iowa 92 bridge in Pottawattamie County

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Discuss replacement of the bridge on Iowa 92 over Little Silver Creek, 0.3 mile west of the west junction of Iowa 92 and Pottawattamie County Road L-55

Through traffic on Iowa 92 would be detoured during the bridge removal and replacement process using Pottawattamie County Road L-55, U.S. 6, Interstates 80 and 29.

Deadline for receipt of comments is October 29, 2013; however, all correspondence received after this date will be included in the project files and reviewed as the project is developed.

  

Don Stevens
Iowa DOT District 4 Office
2210 E. Seventh St.
Atlantic, IA 50022
donald.stevens@dot.iowa.gov

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Proposed widening of U.S. 20 in Correctionville

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The Iowa DOT proposes to widen U.S. 20 in Correctionville as part of the overall U.S. 20 improvement project in Woodbury, Ida and Sac counties. The project in Correctionville will affect a city-owned public park located east of Aspen Street, between U.S. 20 and Sioux Avenue. The property is considered a roadside park where people can picnic, walk their pets, or rest. The Iowa DOT will acquire approximately 639 square feet (0.01 acre) in the northeast corner of the property, adjacent to U.S. 20 as permanent easement.

The park has been determined to be a Section 4(f) resource and the acquisition of the 0.01 acre property is expected to have a "de minimis" impact on the park.

Section 4(f) of the U.S. Department of Transportation Act of 1966, was enacted as a means of protecting publicly owned parks, recreation areas and wildlife/waterfowl refuges, as well as historic sites of local, state or national significance, from conversions to transportation uses. De minimis impacts are defined as those that, after consideration of any measure(s) to minimize harm (such as avoidance, minimization, mitigation or enhancement measures), do not adversely affect the activities, features and attributes of the Section 4(f) resource.

  

Janet Vine
Office of Location and Environment
800 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA 50010
janet.vine@dot.iowa.gov

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Reconstruction and bridge replacement of U.S. 52/61/151 in Dubuque

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The Iowa Department of Transportation will begin a reconstruction project for U.S. highway, shared route, U.S. 52/61/151 between Twin Valley Drive and Grandview Avenue, in April 2013. This project will include reconstruction of the bridge over Catfish Creek, and grading and paving of the adjacent road sections.

  

Hugh Holak, P.E.
District 6 Office
1009 W. Main
P.O. Box 129
Manchester, IA 52057
hugh.holak@dot.iowa.gov

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