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7th Street SE Closure
Effective Wednesday, August 4, southbound traffic on 7th Street SE will be reduced to one lane between 1st Avenue and 3rd Avenue for utility repairs. Work is expected to take one (1) day, weather permitting.


Mount Vernon Road SE Lane Reductions
Effective Monday, August 3, Mount Vernon Road SE will be reduced to one lane each direction between 21 Street and Vernon Drive for private sewer and utility work. Work is expected to take four (4) days, weather permitting.


Center Point Road NE Lane Reductions
Effective Monday, August 3, Center Point Road NE will be reduced to one lane each direction between 43rd Street and Park Towne Court for private utility work for one (1) week, weather permitting.


C Street SW Closure
Effective immediately, Thursday, July 30, C Street SW is closed between 15th Avenue and 16th Avenue for utility work. Work is expected to take five (5) days, weather permitting. Traffic to follow posted detour, or seek alternate route.


10th Street NW Closure
Starting on Tuesday, July 28, 10th Street NW will be closed between 1st Avenue and B Avenue for pavement improvements. Work is expected to take approximately 4 to 5 weeks, weather permitting.


1st Avenue SW Closure
Starting Tuesday, July 28, 1st Avenue SW will be closed between Johnson Avenue and Leroy Street; and between Hanover Road and Eastview Avenue, for pavement improvements. Work is anticipated to take approximately 4 to 5 weeks, weather permitting.


Old Marion Road NE Closure
Starting Monday, July 27, Old Marion Road NE will be closed between F Avenue and C Avenue for pavement patching. Work is anticipated to take approximately three weeks to complete, weather permitting. The Old Marion Road intersections of F Avenue and E Avenue will remain open. Repairs are associated with improvements taking place on Old Marion Road between Regent Street and C Avenue. The project includes utility improvements, sidewalk ramps, concrete patching, pavement improvements, and placing an asphalt overlay. The project is scheduled to be completed in this fall.


17th Street NE / I Avenue NE Improvements
Effective today, July 20, pavement work will begin on I Ave NE; the road will be closed between 16th Street and 17th Street for approximately three (3) weeks. This is part of improvements to the 17th St NE corridor. Work is also underway on 17th Street, between F Avenue and I Avenue. Lane reductions are currently in place. Improvements in this section include sidewalk, curb and gutter, and storm sewer. The project is scheduled to be completed this September. 


E Avenue NW Improvements Begin
Starting Wednesday, July 22, pavement improvements begin on E Avenue NW. E Avenue will be closed to through traffic between West Post Road and Jacolyn Drive. The full project stretches between West Post Road and Shetland Drive, and is anticipated to be completed by fall 2021. Improvements include pavement repairs, accessible sidewalk ramp upgrades, drainage work and utility improvements. 


H Avenue NE Closure
Starting Tuesday, July 7, from approximately 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., H Avenue NE will be closed between Center Point Road and Daniels Street for pavement work. Following the work, H Avenue will remain open to eastbound traffic only, from the I-380 northbound off-ramp to Oakland Road, for pavement and trail improvements. This project is anticipated to be completed by fall 2020.


Williams Boulevard SW Improvements
Starting Monday, June 15, improvements will begin on Williams Boulevard SW. The project stretches from 16th Avenue SW to the Cedar Rapids city limits. Lane reductions on Williams Boulevard will be in effect during the course of the project, as well as temporary intersection closures.

The project includes repairing and replacing pavement, traffic signals, sidewalk ramps, new sidewalk on the north side, and other infrastructure along Williams Boulevard from 16th Avenue to the City limits. The project is scheduled to be completed this fall.


1st Avenue E Road and Streetscape Improvements
Starting Monday, June 15, 2020, road and streetscape improvements will begin on 1st Avenue E, between 6th Street and 10th Street. Lane reductions will be in effect on 1st Avenue for the duration of the project. The project is scheduled to be completed this fall.

About the Project
The project includes both infrastructure  and streetscape/aesthetic improvements. Infrastructure improvements include asphalt, curb and gutter repairs, sidewalk and ADA improvements. The project also includes new or modified traffic signals at 7th Street, 8th Street, and 10th Street, and will establish two northbound lanes on 8th Street for easier I-380 access. Streetscape improvements include new decorative brick and parkway pavers, tree plantings, decorative parking lot screening, street light upgrading, landscaping and benches.

This project is in partnership with the MedQuarter District; the streetscape and aesthetic improvements are privately funded.


Williams Boulevard and Dean Road SW Project Update | June 4
The temporary frontage road is in place and the contractor is now currently working on grading and subbase before the new road can go in. Weather pending, this work will continue for the next several weeks. Once completed, work will begin on the new roadway surface; we anticipate placing new asphalt by mid-July. The roundabout is still on track to be completed by sometime this August.

Highway 151 remains closed between Beverly Road / Stoney Point Road and just south of Dean Road as a part of the Iowa DOT improvements.

Residents can continue using the intersection of Stoney Point Road and Dean Road to access their neighborhood.  A temporary access road has also been constructed for the local gas station and retirement community. 


Center Point Road NE Two-Way Conversion
Center Point NE, between 29th Street and J Avenue, is scheduled to transition to two-way traffic on Tuesday, May 26. enter Point Road is currently one-way southbound only. Lane reductions will be in effect this week while crews apply yellow lane lines and update signage to reflect two-way traffic flow. The process to convert the road will take approximately one week.

The conversion is part of public improvements already taking place on 29th Street and Center Point Road NE this year. 29th Street is currently closed between the I-380 on-ramps and Oakland Road. Immediately following the completion of the conversion work, Center Point Road NE will be closed just south of 29th Street for utility work associated with the project. Access to the neighborhood will be open via Center Point Road and J Avenue.

In addition to the conversion, the full project includes replacement of pavement and traffic signals at the intersection of Center Point Road and 29th Street, and medians on 29th Street near the I-380 ramps. The pavement and median work is scheduled to be completed fall of 2020.

Oakland Road NE was converted to two-way traffic in 2018, between 32nd Street and H Avenue.


Cottage Grove Avenue SE Closure
The intersection of Cottage Grove Avenue and 34th Street is closed for work associated with bridge replacement over Spoon Creek. The intersection will be closed for approximately two (2) months.


6th Street SW Closure
Starting Monday, March 30, pavement improvements begin on 6th Street SW between Walford Road and Tharp Road.  The road will be closed to through traffic during the course of the summer; business access will be maintained. The project is scheduled to be completed this fall.


1st Avenue Downtown Pedestrian Improvements Begin
Starting Thursday, May 14, work begins on pedestrian and streetscaping improvements on 1st Avenue, between 2nd Street and 5th Street downtown. Lane reductions will be in effect for traffic traveling westbound on 1st Avenue; 4th St NE will also be closed between A Avenue and 1st Avenue.

About the Project 
The project includes installation of raised pedestrian medians and flashing pedestrian signals in front of the U.S. Cellular Center, decorative fencing and landscaping, and shifting the trail and crosswalk on 1st Avenue from the west side of the railroad tracks to the east side. The project is anticipated to be completed by August. 1st Avenue will remain open with lane reductions in effect through the project.


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