2021 Project Highlights
2nd Street SE, from 3rd Avenue to 4th Avenue
- IMPROVEMENTS: This project includes ADA improvements along the west side of 2nd Street that will create an ADA-accessible route along the Paramount Theatre. The project also includes a new asphalt road surface, with an upgraded streetscape, continuing the ADA and streetscape improvements made in 2019 on 3rd Avenue.
- PROJECT TIMELINE: Summer 2021 - starting after 4th of July and will be completed within six weeks
- TRAFFIC IMPACTS: Complete closure during construction
6th Street SW, from 33rd Avenue to Wilson Avenue
- IMPROVEMENTS: New asphalt road surface, utilities, new traffic signals at 33rd Avenue and Wilson Avenue and a pedestrian signal at 29th Avenue, sidewalk on both sides of 6th Street SW, transition from four lanes (two lanes each direction) to three lanes (one lane each direction with dedicated turn lane).
- PROJECT TIMELINE: Majority of utility and road work 2021; sidewalk and remaining work 2022
- TRAFFIC IMPACTS: Periodic full closures of side street intersections; two-way traffic maintained on 6th Street. Business access open.
12th Avenue SE, from 7th Street to 17th Street
- IMPROVEMENTS: Pavement improvements, water main, storm sewer, sanitary sewer, on-street bike lanes, and ADA sidewalk ramp improvements.
- PROJECT TIMELINE: Spring 2021 - Fall 2022.
- TRAFFIC IMPACTS: Complete closures: 7th Street to 15th Street in 2021; 16th Street to 17th Street in 2022.
32nd St NE Bridge, from Rosewood Court to Madison Street
- IMPROVEMENTS: The project is a joint City and Iowa Department of Transportation project. Overall improvements include I-380 on/off ramp intersection pavement reconstruction, bridge deck rehabilitation, new traffic signals at each end of the bridge, new bridge rail, and ADA sidewalk ramp improvements.
- PROJECT TIMELINE: April 2021 - September 2021
- TRAFFIC IMPACTS: 32nd Street Bridge closed during construction. Alternating closures on each side of the bridge (the west side I-380 on-ramp area, and the east side on-ramp area).
66th Avenue SW, from the CRANDIC Railroad to 8th Street
- IMPROVEMENTS: Pavement improvements, , storm sewer, sanitary sewer, and sidewalk construction.
- PROJECT TIMELINE: Spring 2021 - Fall 2021.
- TRAFFIC IMPACTS: Complete closure during construction in 2021 between CRANDIC Railroad to 8th Street. Access to businesses will be allowed within the project limits.
C Street SW, from Bowling Street to Handley Drive
- IMPROVEMENTS: Pavement resurfacing, water main, storm sewer, ADA sidewalk ramp improvements and installation of new sidewalk.
- PROJECT TIMELINE: 2021
- TRAFFIC IMPACTS: Periodic full closures. Complete closure of Wilson Avenue Drive and C Street SW during construction of intersection.
Chandler Street SW and 20th Street SW Loop
- IMPROVEMENTS: Pavement reconstruction, water main, sanitary sewer, and storm sewer reconstruction, sidewalk extension on 16th Avenue SW.
- 2021: Utility work, pavement on 20th Street SW and sidewalk on 16th Avenue SW.
- 2022: Complete remaining pavement construction on Chandler Street SW Loop.
- TRAFFIC IMPACTS: All work at the Jefferson High School entrance off 20th Street SW will be under full closure during the summer. Single lane open at other locations.
Cottage Grove Avenue SE, from 1st Avenue to Forest Drive
- IMPROVEMENTS: Complete reconstruction, water main replacement, storm sewer extension, sanitary sewer service improvements, off-street bike / pedestrian trail, traffic signal improvements, and sidewalk ADA improvements.
- PROJECT TIMELINE: 2021. Work continues from Forest Drive to 34th Street in 2022.
- TRAFFIC IMPACTS: Full closure, local access only.
Council Street NE, from Collins Road to Blairs Ferry Road
- IMPROVEMENTS: Asphalt pavement overlay, minor water main, sanitary sewer service and sidewalk replacement. Driveway apron and intersection pavement replacement, new sidewalk and ADA sidewalk ramp improvements.
- PROJECT TIMELINE: May 2021 - July 2021
- TRAFFIC IMPACTS: The intersection of Council Street and 51st Street/ Park Place will be closed for approximately one month at the start of construction. Lane reductions on Council Street for the remainder of the project.
E Avenue NW, from West Post Road to Shetland Drive
- IMPROVEMENTS: Asphalt resurfacing, drainage improvements and ADA sidewalk ramp upgrades
- PROJECT TIMELINE: Spring 2021
- TRAFFIC IMPACTS: Periodic full closures
Edgewood Road NW, from the Cedar River Bridge to Ellis Road
- IMPROVEMENTS: Pavement patching and asphalt pavement overlay
- PROJECT TIMELINE: Summer 2021 - Fall 2021
- TRAFFIC IMPACTS: Lane reductions in place
Oakland Road/Old Marion Road NE, from Center Street to Regent Street
- IMPROVEMENTS: Pavement improvements, water main, storm sewer, sanitary sewer, on-street bike lanes, sidewalk infill and ADA sidewalk ramp improvements.
- PROJECT TIMELINE: Spring 2021 - Fall 2022.
- 2021 Oakland Road from Center Street to Miami Court
- 2022: Old Marion Road from Miami Court to Regent Street
- TRAFFIC IMPACTS: Complete closure during construction in 2021 between Center Street and Miami Court. Complete closure during construction in 2022 between Miami Court and Regent Street. Access to businesses and residences will be allowed within the project limits.
O Avenue NW from Edgewood Road to 16th Street
- IMPROVEMENTS: Complete roadway reconstruction, sidewalk, storm sewer, water main, sanitary sewer improvements, and installation of retaining walls in select areas. Private utility upgrades.
- PROJECT TIMELINE:
- 2020: Completed between 20th Street and 16th Street
- 2021: 27th Street and 20th Street
- 2022: 27th Street to Edgewood Road
- TRAFFIC IMPACTS: Eastbound only between 27th Street and 20th Street. Two-way traffic between 30th Street and 27th Street. Temporary full closures throughout the project.
The full 2021 Paving for Progress list includes:
- 10th Street NW from B Avenue to E Avenue
- 12th Avenue SE from 7th Street to 17th Street
- 13th Street SE from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue
- 17th Street SE north of Grande Avenue to New Concrete
- 17th Street SE from Park Avenue to Washington Avenue
- 18th Street SE from Blake Boulevard to 4th Avenue
- 18th Street SW from Huntsboro Lane to Wilson Avenue
- 22nd Street NE and B Avenue Intersection
- 22nd Street NE from Ridgeway Drive to 5th Avenue
- 23rd Street SE from Bever Avenue Meadowbrook Drive
- 26th Avenue/11th Street SW from 27th Avenue to 12th Street - Postponed
- 26th Street NW from Ellis View Court to Hopp Lane
- 30th Street SE from Pioneer Avenue to Mt Vernon Road
- 31st Street SE from Bever Avenue to House 366
- 32nd Street NE from Rosewood Court to Madison Street
- 66th Avenue SW from CRANDIC Railroad to 8th Street
- 6th Avenue SE from 16th Street to 17th Street
- 6th Street SW from Wilson Avenue to 33rd Avenue
- 6th Street SE from 6th Avenue to 8th Avenue
- 6th Street SE from 8th Avenue to 9th Avenue
- 8th Avenue SE from 14th Street to 16th Street (asphalt portion)
- 9th Avenue SW from Cleveland Street to 8th Avenue
- A Avenue NE from 23rd Street to 24th Street
- B Avenue NE from 24th Street to 27th Street
- B Avenue NW from 19th Street to 18th Street
- Barkwood Drive NE
- Blake Boulevard SE from Forest Drive to Grande Avenue (asphalt portions)
- *Bowling Street SW from 50th Avenue to Wilson Avenue
- Burch Avenue NW from 13th Street to 15th Street
- C Street SW from Bowling Street to Handley Drive
- Chandler Street SW and 20th Street SW Loop
- Cleveland Street SW from 1st Avenue to 9th Avenue
- Cottage Grove Avenue SE from 1st Avenue to Forest Drive
- Council Street NE from Collins Road to Blairs Ferry Road
- *E Avenue NW from Jacolyn Drive to Shetland Drive
- Edgewood Road NW from Ellis Road to Bridge
- Fairway Terrace SE from 26th Street Drive to 27th Street Drive
- Falcon Drive NE from Sally Drive to Glass Road
- Greenfield Street NE from Oakwood Avenue to C Avenue
- J Avenue NW from 11th Street to 13th Street
- Jonathan Lane NW from Olive Drive to Orchard Drive
- Kilimanjaro Drive NE
- L Street SW from 28th Avenue to Diagonal Drive
- Lindsay Lane SE from Bever Avenue to House 369
- *O Avenue NW from Edgewood Road to 20th Street
- Oakland Road NE from Center Street to Regent Street
- Oakwood Avenue NE from Fernwood Drive to North end; the east end of Arrowhead Lane NE
- Purple Drive NE
- Reynolds Avenue SW from Cleveland Street to 21st Street
- Shetland Drive NW from Midway Drive to E Avenue
- Southgate Court SW
- Southridge Drive SW
- *Wiley Boulevard NW from Cedar Crest Court to Rogers Road
- Zika Avenue NW from 20th Street to 26th Street
*Continued from 2020 construction season.
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