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Message Monday - Be protected, not projected. Buckle up

Monday, January 22, 2018

Iowans do a good job of buckling up when they are driving or riding, at least while they are in the front seat. Our 2017 seatbelt survey shows more than 91.4 percent of drivers and front seat passengers are belted. But unfortunately, that is down from 93.8 percent in 2016. This survey is required by the federal government, but it doesn’t count those riding in the back seat of the vehicle. Iowa law requires minors to be secured in a...

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Proposed bridge replacements for U.S. 65 in Franklin County to be discussed Jan. 30 in Hampton

Thursday, January 18, 2018

AMES, Iowa – Jan. 18, 2018 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting in Hampton Tuesday, Jan. 30, to discuss two proposed bridge replacements along U.S. 65 in Franklin County. The first bridge is over Spring Creek, 1.3 miles north of Iowa 3; the second bridge is over Squaw Creek, 0.2 mile north of Iowa 3. Through traffic on U.S. 65 would be detoured during construction of the bridges using Olive Avenue and Franklin County...

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