View the latest Cedar Falls street construction updates for the week of October 11, 2021:
Downtown Streetscape and Reconstruction Project- On East 4th Street, the contractor will begin working on the adjacent sidewalks by placing the conduit and concrete amenity pads/edge restraint. This work will be followed by the brick-laying contractor. As this work nears completion on East 4th Street, the intersection of Main Street and 4th Street will be temporarily closed to perform the last portion of curb repair and patching planned at the intersection.
To learn more about the Streetscape and sign up for regular email updates, visit cedarfalls.com/downtown.
West 1st Street/HWY 57 Expansion- For the week of October 11, the roadway will be fully opened and crews may be working on punchlist items along the new roadway. As crews work to finalize the project, sporadic lane closures should be expected for work behind the back of the curb.
To learn more about the West 1st Street/HWY 57 Expansion and sign up for regular email updates, visit cedarfalls.com/1455/Hwy-57-W-1st-Street-Expansion-Project.
2021 Street Construction Project
Brandilynn Boulevard Stage 3 is ready for backfilling and landscaping. This segment of road is expected to reopen on the week of October 18.
McClain Drive Stage 2 will be backfilled and sodded within this week.
Kaspend Place spot repairs have been completed. The driveway approach replacements will take place next week. These will be followed with an asphalt overlay on the street in an expected two weeks.
Learn more about the roads involved in the 2021 Street Construction Project and sign up for regular email updates at bit.ly/cf21StConstruction.
Union Road Recreational Trail
During the week of October 11, crews will continue paving operation along the trail moving north along the project. The contractor (Lodge) will be working on spreading topsoil along the stretch of trail that has already been paved. Lodge has a subcontractor working on completing intersections tie-ins and is currently working on the trailer park entrances.
Cedar Heights Drive Reconstruction (Cedar Heights Drive & Greenhill Road)
For the week of October 11, crews will be starting paving operations on the north half of the Cedar Heights and Greenhill intersection. During paving operations, flaggers will be present to direct trucks in and out of the construction zone. Crew will also continue with work south of the intersection with underground utilities and grading operations. East and Westbound traffic on Greenhill Road will be maintained throughout construction.
2021 Permeable Alley Project (9th/10th Street and Main/State Alley and 12th/13th Street and Washington/Main Alley)
For the week of October 11, crews will be working on tying driveways back into the alley at the 9th and 10th Street alley and will follow with backfilling and grading operations. The 12th and 13th Street alley has been removed and Benton's Sand and Gravel will start laying tile line and placing the rock chamber next. As crews work on both alleys, alternative garbage pickup is established on the adjacent side streets.
Learn more about the annual permeable alley project at https://www.cedarfalls.com/1462/Annual-Permeable-Alleys.