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Message Monday - I cannot tell a lie... driving sober saves lives

Monday, February 19, 2018

In honor of President’s Day, we’re speaking this truth – driving sober saves lives. Every day an average of 29 people in the United States die in crashes involving alcohol-impaired drivers. In 2016, U.S. families lost 10,497 loved ones due to someone getting behind the wheel after drinking. That’s about the same number as the population of Pella. Drinking alcohol impairs your brain, which impacts so many functions your body needs to perform when you’re behind the wheel -

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Now available: Visit the I-80 Planning Study website to view the third online public meeting

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

AMES, Iowa – Feb. 21, 2018 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is conducting a planning study of Interstate 80. The study is being developed and released through a series of technical reports that identify the existing condition of I-80, the way the system is performing, short- and long-term issues, and strategies to improve the route. Each report will be accessible online as it becomes available on the Iowa DOT’s I-80 Planning Study website at: The third and final...

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