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Proposed Improvements to U.S. 30 bridges to be discussed in Ames on April 20, 2023

AMES, Iowa – April 13, 2023 – The Iowa Department of Transportation has rescheduled the in-person public information meeting to discuss the proposed replacement of east- and westbound bridges on U.S. 30 over the South Skunk River between Duff Avenue and Dayton Avenue interchanges in Story County.

In-person meeting:

When: April 20, 2023, between 5 and 6:30 pm

Location: Harvest Vineyard Church, 320 S. 17th St., in Ames

Description: Iowa DOT staff and project consultants will be present. No formal presentation will be made. The meeting space is accessible for persons with disabilities. However, if you require special accommodations at the meeting, please notify the contact listed below by April 17.

Virtual presentation:

When: is currently available online

How to Attend: Navigate to and click on “US 30 bridges over South Skunk”

Description: Experience a self-guided tour of the proposed improvements and submit comments and questions at any time during the comment period. If you do not have access to the internet or need assistance viewing the materials, please contact the DOT representative listed below.

To receive future email notifications or submit a comment or question regarding this project, go to: Comments are due by May 1.

For general information regarding the public meeting, Allison Smyth, P.E., assistant district engineer, Iowa DOT District 1 Office, 1020 S. Fourth St., Ames, Iowa 50010, phone 515-239-1635 or 800-899-0623, email

Interpretation and translation services are available in several languages for free. Please notify the contact listed above if you require a language other than English.

Servicios de interpretación y traducción están disponibles en varios idiomas gratis. Favor de notificar el contacto enumerado a continuación si requiere un idioma que no sea inglés.

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Iowa DOT ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other nondiscrimination statutes. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact Iowa DOT Civil Rights at 515-239-1111 or by email at