Iowa has issued a proclamation that allows overweight loads for vehicles transporting corn, soybeans, hay, straw, silage, fodder, fertilizer and manure to be overweight for 30 days.September 18, 2023
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced $5 million in commercial driver license infrastructure grants for community college training centers and new equipment.August 24, 2023
A road partially funded by a $1 million U.S. government grant is enabling farmers to move freight from Interstate 29 directly to Iowa’s Port of Blencoe barge terminal on the Missouri River.July 28, 2023
Iowa is making it easier for people to enter trucking careers with a new law expanding third-party testers for commercial driver licenses.March 31, 2023
Iowa has a new law on its books allowing state and local officials to exempt overweight permits from load limits so truckers can move heavier loads in emergencies.February 21, 2023
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has extended through Feb. 19 the harvest time proclamation for weight limits and the transportation of grain, fertilizer and manure.February 3, 2023
The Iowa Transportation Commission recently approved the state’s transportation improvement program.
President Donald Trump’s decision to defend the U.S. government’s power to broadly exempt oil refineries from biofuel-blending requirements is triggering a backlash in Iowa and other states that are top producers of ethanol and the corn used to make it.
The 40th anniversary event will be held July 11-13 at the Iowa 80 Truckstop, I-80 Exit 284. Festivities will include concerts, carnival games, firework shows, an antique truck display and a super truck beauty contest.
The Iowa Transportation Commission approved the state Department of Transportation’s outline for projects that will be conducted over the next several years.