Paving for Progress Campaign

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Paving for Progress will capitalize on $18 million in new annual revenue, set aside solely for the maintenance, repair, construction and reconstruction of public streets.
 

Awarded projects coming up for construction:

  • Glass Road NE from Edgewood to Wenig
  • 8th Avenue SW from 10th Street to 7th Street
  • 11th Avenue SE from 3rd Street to 4th Street
  • Coe Road from Center Point Road to A Avenue NE
  • 19th Street from Mount Vernon Road SE to Glenway Drive SE
  • 4th Avenue SE from 5th Street to 19th Street, part of the two-way conversion plan
Upcoming project bid openings:
 
  • Midway Drive NW (May) - 2015 Construction
    1st Phase of project with additional road segments in 2016/207
  • West Post Road Water Main (June) - 2015 Construction
    Water work in advance of road reconstruction in 2016
  • 7th and 8th Street SE (June) - 2015/2016 construction

Projects still in design and anticipated construction:
 
  • 6th Street SW (County line to Capital Drive) 2016/2017 Construction
  • 8th Avenue NW (Highland to Ellis) - 2015/2016 Construction
  • 12th Avenue SE and McCarthy Road (6th Street to Memorial Drive) 2016/2017 Construction
  • 14th Avenue SE (36th Street to 42nd Street) 2016/2017 Construction
  • 29th Street Drive SE (1st Ave to Tama) - 2016 Construction
  • 42nd Street NE (1-380 to Wenig) - 2016/2017 Construction
  • 66th Avenue SW (Locust to 6th) 2016/2017 Construction
  • Johnson Avenue (1st Ave to Midway) - 2017/2018 Construction
  • Northwood Drive NE (Glass to 42nd) - 2016/2017 Construction
  • O Avenue (Hillside Drive to Ellis) - 2017/2018/2019 Construction
  • Spencer Avenue and Leroy Street SW (Johnson to 1st) - 2015/2016 Construction

Projects continuing from last year's efforts:

  • 1st Ave E from 27th Street to 40th Street
  • Diagonal Drive SW Improvements from Interstate 380 to West 8th Avenue Bridge
  • Bever Avenue SE from Memorial Drive to 22nd Street and from 19th Street to 14th Street
  • 19th Street from Glenway Dr to Bever Avenue and Garden Drive SE from Washington Avenue to Grande Avenue
  • 3rd Avenue SW Improvements from 6th Street to 10th Street SW
  • Edgewood Road SW and Wiley Boulevard SW from 16th Avenue to Williams Boulevard SW

* Information will continue to be updated as projects are incorporated into the 2015 improvement plan.

Learn more about the steps being taken to develop the City’s Pavement Management Plan, which will assist prioritization efforts of road projects. Click the link below to watch a video and learn how the plan will be put in place after the pavement data is evaluated, utilizing the right treatment, on the right street, at the right time:
 
 
 

 Paving for Progress informational video

 
 
 
Streets that saw an impact last year:
 
  • 1st Avenue east from 27th Street to 40th Street
  • 3rd Avenue SW from 6th Street to 10th Street
  • 17th Street SW from 1st Avenue to 10th Avenue
  • 19th Street SE from Glenway Dr to Bever Avenue
  • 29th Street Dr SE from 300 to 400 block
  • Bever Avenue SE from Memorial Drive to 22 Street
  • Bever Avenue SE from 19th Street to 14th Street
  • Blairs Ferry Rd from East of Miller Road to West City Limits
  • Boyson Road NE from C Avenue to Corporate Limits
  • Broadview Dr. SE from 5022 to Lawndale
  • Diagonal Drive SW from I-380 to West 8th Avenue bridge
  • Edgewood Road SW and Wiley Boulevard SW from 16th Avenue to Williams Boulevard
  • Ellis Lane NW from Ellis Boulevard to 8th Street NW
  • Garden Drive SE from Washington Avenue to Grand Avenue
  • Green Valley Dr SE
  • Juhl Drive NE
  • Northbrook Dr. NE from Boxwood Lane to Laurel Lane
  • Oakland Road NE from E Avenue to H Avenue
  • Prairie Drive at 27th Street NE
Where can I go to learn more?
 
Residents who will be impacted by specific projects will be contacted directly, with information tailored to their neighborhood. This page will continue to be updated as projects are planned.
 
To follow the overall progress of the campaign, sign up to receive text or email updates from the City. We'll keep you updated through the CR City Source Newsletter or CR News Now text alerts. You can also connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.
 
Have Questions?
 
For project-specific questions or to leave feedback on roads, please email: pavingforprogress@cedar-rapids.org.
 
Click below for an interactive map of upcoming projects:
 


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