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Message Monday - Put down the phone or we will turn off the sun

Monday, August 21, 2017

Remember when you were a kid and your parents would threaten to take something away if you didn’t use that item in a responsible way? Well, using your phone behind the wheel is kinda like that. Today has the potential to be one of the worst distracted driving days we’ve seen. For the first time in nearly 100 years, there will be a nationwide eclipse of the sun. And people have cell phones. And they like to take photos. Sometimes...

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Secondary Road Fund Distribution Committee will meet in Des Moines Aug. 24

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

AMES, Iowa – Aug. 22, 2017 – The Secondary Road Fund Distribution Committee (SRFDC) will meet at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, at the Veterans Memorial Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center, 833 Fifth Ave., in Des Moines, Iowa. Agenda Approval of March 9, 2017, minutes Update on Road Use Tax revenue projections Adam Shell, Iowa Department of Transportation’s Office of Systems Planning, 515-239-1221 Review of annual SRFDC data update Steve DeVries, Iowa County Engineers Association Service Bureau, 515-244-0779...

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