This page will provide project updates and important milestones for the Grand Avenue Extension Project. Additionally, throughout the project, there will be phases that require public review and comment periods. This page will share information and also provide an electronic feedback form that will be automatically emailed to Public Works staff. Thanks for visiting the Grand Avenue page and please check back frequently for project updates.
Grand Avenue Extension Phase I (Lincoln Way to Squaw Creek Drive) Complete
Grand Avenue Extension Phase II (S. 16th Street North 400 feet) Complete
Grand Avenue Extension Phase III (Squaw Creek Drive to S. 16th Street): In Progress
Environmental Assessment (divided to reduce document size) Section 1, Section 2, Section 3
A hard copy of the Environmental Assessment is also available at the Ames Public Library and Ames City Hall, Public Works Department. The Public Hearing for the Environmental Assessment was held on February 9, 2017 at the Ames Public Library.
Federal Highway Administration - Finding of No Significant Impacts (FONSI)
View the Signed FONSI.
The Finding of No Significant Impacts (FONSI) has been completed and signed by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The FONSI is based upon the Environmental Assessment completed for the Grand Avenue Extension Project and has been independently evaluated by FHWA and determined to adequately and accurately discuss the need, environmental issues, and impacts of the proposed project and appropriate mitigation measures.