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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Cedar Falls Weekly Construction Updates: September 4, 2020

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Stay updated on ongoing street construction projects! Scroll down to receive the latest news and learn what you can expect in the coming week. You can also sign up to receive construction updates (including weekly notices) straight to your email by visiting www.cedarfalls.com/notify and selecting the appropriate project. 

Construction Updates: September 4, 2020


Downtown Streetscape (project located on 2nd/3rd Street):

West 2nd Street remains completely closed to traffic. Paving will start in the middle of next week and is expected to take two to three weeks to complete. The brick paver contractor is expecting to begin work on the south sidewalk along East 2nd Street as Cunningham crews finish the paving on W 2nd Street, with the intent to immediately begin work on the West 2nd Street Sidewalks afterward.

Expected project completion date: Fall 2020

Learn more about the Streetscape project at www.cedarfalls.com/downtown

West 1st Street/Hwy 57 - Phase 2 (project located West 1st Street/HWY 57-Franklin Street to Hudson Road): 

Head-to-head traffic will continue on the south lanes between Ellen and Walnut Streets. Crews will continue to work on the sanitary sewer service connection, storm sewer installation, and other related underground utility work between N. Ellen and Pearl Streets. Crews will continue to work towards the east with pavement removal and underground utility work. Temporary driveway access will be provided by the contractor to residential and commercial properties.

Expected project completion date: Fall 2021

Learn more about the West 1st Street/HWY 57 project at www.cedarfalls.com/Hwy57Expansion.

West 12th Street Reconstruction (project located West 12th - Tremont to College Streets, Walnut - 11th to 12th Streets):

4th/5th Street Alley has both collars in and brickwork completed. Benton’s is waiting on Matthias to move in and seed everywhere that has been regraded adjacent to the new alley. 22nd/Seerley Alley has both collars poured and the South Approach. Cunningham has poured the concrete patch back on 22nd Street and Aspro is going to complete the HMA lift next.

Expected project completion date: Fall 2020

Learn more about the West 12th Street Reconstruction Project (part of the Cedar Falls annual street construction program) at www.cedarfalls.com/streetconstructionprogram. 

Cedar Falls Permeable Alley Project (project located 4th/5th Street on Tremont and Iowa, 22nd and Seerley on Tremont and Franklin):

4th/5th Alley is reopened to the public. For the 22nd and Seerley Alleys, Benton’s is currently waiting on Cunningham to move in for the street patch on 22nd Street and pour the driveway connections. Following that, seeding will begin along the alley.

Expected project completion date: Fall 2020

Learn more about the Permeable Alley Project at www.cedarfalls.com/PermeableAlleys.

Additional 2020 Annual Street Construction Updates (all projects expected to be completed by Fall 2020):

26th Street - Iowa Street to Tremont Street: Lane closures will occur along 26th Street during the week of September 7th. Storm sewer work will begin starting the week of September 7th.

Lilac Lane - Rownd St. to McClain Dr.: Street is currently closed from 1911 Lilac Lane east to Rownd. Traffic is open back up to Stage 1 construction. Stage 2 construction with pavement base material being placed this week and concrete work scheduled for the week of September 14th.

Madison Street- Valley Park to Waterloo Road: Street is currently closed from Valley Park to Whiteway. Traffic is open back up to Stage 1 construction. Stage 2 construction continues with concrete work scheduled the week of September 7th.

Union Road - 1st St./HWY 57 to N.C.L: Completed. 

11th Street - Division Street to College Street: Asphalt paving has been completed. Topsoil and sod/seed scheduled for placement.

Note, construction on the following streets listed as part of the 2020 Annual Street Program are complete: Clearview Drive (Primerose to Orchard), Chateau Court (4th Street to Cul-de-sac), Holmes Drive (4th Street to Holmes Junior High), Carlton Drive (Lilac Lane to Maplewood Drive), Seerley Blvd. (Valley Park to Melrose Drive), Ashland Ave. (Acorn Lane to Pin Oak Drive). 

Visit www.cedarfalls.com/streetconstructionprogram for more information on the 2020 Annual Street Construction Program. 

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