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Iowa DOT first in U.S. to test sensors that detect, warn drivers of icy road conditions

Iowa DOT first in U.S. to test sensors that detect,...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 26, 2016

A staffer for Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson died after a wreck on an icy Iowa road last week, but ...

Iowa DOT seeks $9.7 million to avoid losing even more staff members

Iowa DOT seeks $9.7 million to avoid losing even more...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 15, 2016

The Iowa Department of Transportation has lost 500 employees since 2011, and the department is asking for $9.7 million to ...

Iowa Department of Transportation begins using new EAM software

Iowa Department of Transportation begins using new EAM...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 23, 2015

The Iowa Department of Transportation has begun to use AssetWorks integrated enterprise asset management software and fleet management solutions. According to a ...

Sticking Point: Endangered cacti cause rerouting of road construction in Iowa

Sticking Point: Endangered cacti cause rerouting of...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 20, 2015

The plans for a road set to be built in Iowa had to be changed recently because of endangered cacti growing along the ...

Man gets 12 years in prison for shooting at Iowa DOT officer

Man gets 12 years in prison for shooting at Iowa DOT...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 16, 2015

An 18-year-old man who shot an Iowa Department of Transportation officer was sentenced to 12 years in prison Monday. According to KCCI, ...

Iowa DOT workers begin testing digital driver’s license app

Iowa DOT workers begin testing digital driver’s...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 31, 2015

Upwards of 100 workers from the Iowa Department of Transportation have become among the first in the nation to test ...

Worker killed in trench collapse on Iowa jobsite

Worker killed in trench collapse on Iowa jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 19, 2015

A worker was killed on an Iowa jobsite was killed last week in a trench accident. According to a report from ...

Best Use of Innovation winner — Iowa Department of Transportation's eConstruction

Five state DOTs win 2015 Mid America regional...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 12, 2015

The Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Ohio transportation departments were presented with America’s Transportation Awards during the Mid America Association ...

VIDEO: ‘Knee-high’ swarm of mayflies causes bridge in Iowa to close

VIDEO: ‘Knee-high’ swarm of mayflies causes...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 27, 2015

It took snow plows to clear an Iowa bridge of the unending swarm of mayflies that covered and eventually closed ...

Worker run over by SUV inside cemetery work zone after telling driver to turn around

Worker run over by SUV inside cemetery work zone after...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 13, 2015

A construction worker on a resurfacing project in Iowa said he was intentionally hit by a motorist recently when he ...

Poll: Infrastructure a mixed priority for likely Iowa Caucus attendees

Poll: Infrastructure a mixed priority for likely Iowa...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 03, 2015

Infrastructure spending has been a hotly debated topic as of late, but it still isn’t as high a priority as ...

Iowa Transportation Commission approves $33 million in new highway and bridge projects

Iowa Transportation Commission approves $33 million in...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 12, 2015

The Iowa Transportation Commission has approved a 2015 Iowa Transportation Improvement Program (ITIP) amendment to add highway and bridge projects ...

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