System Operations features the following support options:

Highway Helper Sponsorship

Office of Traffic Operations

Ensures the mobility and safe operation of the transportation system through coordination and collaboration with transportation stakeholders by:

  • Management of the day-to-day traffic operations on the highway system through the statewide Traffic Operations Center (TOC)
  • Management of  the emergency transportation operations (ETO) response efforts on behalf of the DOT
  • Management and maintenance of the 511 Travel Information System
  • Deployment and maintenance of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) on the highway system
  • Development  and maintenance of a coordinated, comprehensive statewide traffic incident management (TIM) response plan

Rest area sponsorship

Office of Maintenance

In partnership with field maintenance, we will manage our maintenance operations so that consistent, effective and quality services are provided to the traveling public.

  • Winter operations
  • Winter travel information
  • WeatherView/AWOS
  • Adopt-A-Highway information
  • Maintenance garages and roadways
  • ROW harvisting and mowing
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Rest area sponsorship

Office of Traffic and Safety

Serving Iowan's with quality service and integrity.

  • Traffic Engineering
  • Transportation Safety
  • Advertising Management
  • Sign Shop
  • Work Zone Safety
  • Utility Accommodation
  • Access Management
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