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October 30, 2020
The Public Works Department begins making preparations early every year in advance of winter weather. Check out a brief overview of the equipment and material used every year to plow and treat approximately 1,400 lane miles.
May 07, 2019
City crews tackle potholes differently depending on the time of year, the material available, and the severity of the pavement decay.
March 03, 2019
A message from our Public Works Director Jen Winter: "One point I wanted to emphasize is that we’ve been preparing for – and addressing – major flood threats for the last several years."
June 17, 2017
Juggling the logistics of multiple construction projects every summer takes the combined efforts of a committed group of individuals with eyes on the ground.
January 12, 2018
Fewer construction projects generate more interest than that of roundabouts. While they are a newer traffic control measure for Cedar Rapids, roundabouts have a well-documented history of safety benefits.
August 02, 2017
With a number of construction improvements underway throughout the community, the City of Cedar Rapids would like to remind the public of important safety tips and regulations on construction zone safety.