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Message Monday - Fulfill your destiny. Buckle up

Monday, December 11, 2017

Wherever you are, you have a reason to be there. Maybe you want to see your family or buy a sweater or see a movie or look at Christmas lights – whatever your reason, you likely have a destination or purpose in mind whenever you get behind the wheel. Ok, so driving around looking at Christmas lights might not be your “destiny,” but unless you make it home safely when you’ve had your fill of the Griswold’s holiday display, you...

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Iowa DOT offices closed for Christmas and New Year’s holidays

Monday, December 11, 2017

AMES, Iowa – Dec. 11, 2017 – All Iowa Department of Transportation business locations will be closed Monday, Dec. 25, 2017, and Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. Most business locations will resume normal operations on the Tuesday following the holiday closure. In addition, all Iowa DOT driver’s license service centers will be closed Saturday, Dec. 23, and Saturday, Dec. 30. Many people may be able to complete driver’s license business online at or at one of the conveniently located self-service...

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