Paving for Progress
The City of Cedar Rapids is committed to reporting back to the public the projects, results, and improvements of the Paving for Progress program.
This 5-Year Report lists all the projects that have been funded or partially funded through the local option sales tax between 2014 - 2018.
10-Year Paving for Progress Management Plan
The City developed the 10-year management plan using pavement condition data collected on every Pavement detection vehicle roadway in Cedar Rapids. The data is collected by a vehicle that drives the surface of the roads and collects data on texture, pavement distress, and roughness. Fresh data is collected every two years, and the plan is updated accordingly.
Click the interactive map below for details on finished projects or those underway:
ABOUT THE LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX
Cedar Rapids voters passed a one percent sales tax for street repair in November of 2013, which went into effect July 1, 2014, and will continue for 10 years until it expires on June 30, 2024. Paving for Progress will capitalize on approximately $18 million annually, set aside solely for the maintenance, repair, construction and reconstruction of public streets.