Iowa DOT to hold open house on proposed U.S. 71 improvements

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The Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT) will hold a public meeting on Thursday, April 7, on its plans to improve U.S. 71 from the Buena Vista County line north to Clay County Road B-53.

Iowa DOT representatives will be on hand to answer questions or address concerns. Anyone interested in hearing more about the project is invited. The open-house-style meeting will be held 5-7 p.m. at American Legion Post No. 394, 200 Main St., in Sioux Rapids. No formal presentations will be made, so attendees can arrive anytime during this two-hour block.

Those who cannot attend the meeting can submit comments and questions online at http://bit.ly/iowadot741721.

Those who require accommodations for the meeting should contact Shane Tymkowicz, assistant district engineer at the Iowa DOT’s District 3 office in writing at 2800 Gordon Drive, Sioux City, Iowa, 51102; by phone at 712-276-1451; toll-free at (800) 284-4368 or by email at shane.tymkowicz@dot.iowa.gov.

During the road construction, traffic from US 71 will be detoured; drivers on U.S. 71 South will use Clay County B-63, Clay County M-54 and Iowa 10. Updates on road construction and repair projects throughout the state can be accessed online at www.iowadot.gov/pim.

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Iowa Department of Transportation 800 Lincoln Way Ames, IA - 50010

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