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Track Iowa stimulus projects online

AMES (KWWL) -- You can now track your tax dollars on the road to economic recovery in Iowa.

The Iowa Department of Transportation launched a new web site to highlight stimulus-funded projects across the state.

"The Iowa DOT is committed to investing Recovery Act funding with a high level of transparency and accountability so Iowans and other American taxpayers know where their tax dollars are going and how they are being spent," said Iowa DOT Director Nancy Richardson.  "The DOT's new Web site is a major initiative aimed at helping accomplish this goal."

The new Web site offers a number of features, including:

  • Lists of projects (by mode) awarded funding.
  • Information for local governmental agencies and planning organizations.
  • Details about each of the transportation programs receiving federal funding.
  • Federal reports.
  • How to apply for funding or bid for highway contracts.
  • Public announcements.
  • Facts about the Recovery Act.
  • Links to key federal agencies and other resources.

Click here to visit the new web site on Iowa DOT stimulus projects.

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