Feb 29

2024 Annual Iowa DOT Utility Meeting

Event Details

Ames, Iowa


Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
Garden Room
2100 Green Hills Drive
Ames, IA 50014


February 29, 2024


Check-in will begin at 8 a.m. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m.

Event Contact
Judy Thomas
InTrans, MTC

Join us for a day of networking, communication, and collaboration. We will discuss upcoming Iowa DOT projects, permitting, project development and data sharing, relocation coordination, and other initiatives.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Please note that the information shared at the meeting related to upcoming projects, contacts, permitting and coordination, etc., will be available through our ftp site.

Who should attend?

We encourage utility company staff who work with Iowa DOT projects and schedules, those who develop utility relocation plans and request permits, and those involved in any part of utility accommodation and coordination to attend. Please share this invitation with others in your company who may benefit from attending.

Tentative Agenda

8:00 a.m.

Check-In / District Stations

9:00 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

Coordination and Collaboration

  • Project Notifications & Point25
  • Agreements & Reimbursements
  • Accommodation & Permitting
9:30 a.m.


  • Electronic Permitting System
  • PPMS/Masterworks & External User Collaboration
  • Utility Task Force - Process Improvement Team
10:00 a.m.

Break / District Stations

10:15 a.m.Process Improvements - Rocks
  • Utility Policy Updates
  • One-Call Process
  • Construction Conflict Resolution Process
  • Pilot Projects - Conflict Identification/Analysis/Resolution
  • Pilot Projects - Multi-ducts
  • Pilot Projects - Digital Utility As-Builts
11:00 a.m.Research Projects
  • Where we are... where we're going
Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Q & A / Working Lunch / District Stations

1:00 p.m.

Breakout Session

  • Breakout #1 - Plan Reading & Work Plan Requirements
  • Breakout #2 - Electronic Permitting System
2:00 p.m.

Break / District Stations

2:15 p.m.

Breakout Session

  • Breakout #1 - Plan Reading & Work Plan Requirements
  • Breakout #3 - PPMS/Masterworks External User Workshop
3:15 p.m.Closing Session
3:45 - 4:00 p.m.Adjourn

Download a PDF of the tentative agenda.