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Design Project Updates/FAQs

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Click on projects listed below for project descriptions, progress updates, and contact information for both City of Ames and contractor project representatives.


Last Updated:August 29, 2017


N 3rd St, looking down the street with houses on either side.

Expand/Contract Questions and Answers

  • Dawes Drive

  • Duff Ave/30th Street Multimodal Roadway Improvements

  • East 14th Street, Gable Lane

  • Grand Avenue Extension - Location and Environmental Studies

  • Northwood Drive; Thompson Drive; Idaho Avenue; Trail Ridge Road and Trail Ridge Circle

  • Sherman Avenue

  • South 3rd/South 4th Streets

  • West Lincoln Way