Civil Rights Bureau

Title VI brochures

The Title VI brochures are available and distributed through the Iowa DOT’s resident construction engineer offices, locations where access and utility permits are available, maintenance garages and rest areas. The brochures are placed in Iowa DOT facilities that are readily accessible to the public. If you should have further questions or concerns, call the Title VI specialist at 515-239-1921.

Title VI brochure

TITLE VI subrecipient guide to implementing Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

This publication provides information to local public agencies, MPOs, RPAs, regional transit agencies, contractors and other federal-aid recipients on their commitment to assure nondiscrimination in its programs and activities.  This publication addresses:

  • Who is a primary recipient and subrecipient?
  • What is Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
  • What if the recipient retaliates against me for asserting my rights or filing a complaint?
  • What will the Iowa DOT do with my complaint?

TITLE VI and you. . .

TITLE VI and you. . .

This brochure provides information to the traveling public on how to file a Title VI complaint with the Iowa DOT, and addresses topics such as:

  • Who may file a Title VI complaint?
  • What information is included in a Title VI complaint?
  • What if the recipient retaliates against me for asserting my rights or filing a complaint?
  • What will the Iowa DOT do with my complaint?


Iowa DOT ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other nondiscrimination statutes. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact Iowa DOT Civil Rights at 515-239-1111 or by email at civil.rights@iowadot.us.