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Posted on: June 20, 2022

Cedar Falls Weekly Construction Updates: June 20, 2022

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View the latest updates on area road construction projects in Cedar Falls for the week of June 20, 2022.

Cedar Heights Drive Reconstruction (Located at Cedar Heights and Greenhill Road): 

Closure/detour: Cedar Heights and Greenhill Intersection, north and southbound Cedar Heights remains closed. 

For the week of June 20, the City's contractor, PCI, will continue with underground utility work along Huntington Road and just to the north along Cedar Heights Drive. Crews will also be working on paving sections between Prairie Street and Huntington roundabout, as weather allows. Other crews will be working on landscaping throughout the project areas and also behind the new back of curbs as paving is completed. Painting operations will be occurring on new sections of pavement during the evenings and weekends. 

Get more information on the Cedar Heights Drive Reconstruction Project at www.cedarfalls.com/1630/Cedar-Heights-Dr-Reconstruction

West Viking Industrial Park, Phase V (Located on Venture Way and Technology Parkway):

For the week of June 20, the City's contractor, PCI, will continue with mass grading operations as weather conditions allow. Viking Road is now reopened as crews completed the last of the paving operations last week. Other crews will be working on sanitary sewer and storm sewer, working their way north as weather allows.  

Get more information on the West Viking Industrial Park Expansion at www.cedarfalls.com/1648/West-Viking-Industrial-Park-Expansion

Cyber Lane

Sidewalk has been poured. Various utility boxes are going to have to be adjusted now that the final grading and sidewalk have been completed. One of the fire hydrants had to be raised since the new sidewalk conflicts with the main connection point.

Union Road Recreational Trail (located at Beaver Road intersection onto Union Road)

During the week of June 20, crews are continuing with backfill, grading, and finalizing punchlist items. Sidewalk and trail ramps were completed on June 16 and traffic controls will be taken down earlier in the week as crews finalize the project. Other punchlist operations may take place as weather allows so please be aware of your surroundings and avoid areas where heavy machinery may be working

Get more information on the Union Road Recreational Trail project at https://www.cedarfalls.com/1645/Union-Road-Trail-Project.

2021 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Sidewalk Repair and Infill Project (Location: Bluebell Infill Location)

The Contractor has poured the sidewalk at the Bluebell infill location. They are now working on the common panels and ramps that are to be replaced.  

2021 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Sidewalk Repair and Infill Project (Location: West 3rd Street Infill and Tucson Drive Location)

The City is waiting on the Contractor to move in for sod/seed of the two infill locations. Once the Contractor finishes this, then a punch list will be prepared for West 3rd Street.

Greenhill Road and South Main Street Intersection

Closure: Southbound traffic of Main Street on the north side of the intersection 

Concrete tie-in access will be placed between the paved segments of the roadway prior to northbound traffic on South Main Street getting shifted to the west side of the road while the contractor works on the remaining pavement north of the intersection. The electrical contractor is working on the installation of the street light pole bases.

Get more information on the Greenhill Road and South Main Intersection improvements at https://www.cedarfalls.com/1572/South-MainGreenhill-Intersection-Improve

Downtown Streetscape and Reconstruction Project Phase II

East 3rd Street (from Main to State) concrete will begin placement on June 21 and continue over the following two weeks.

Get more information on the Downtown Streetscape project at https://www.cedarfalls.com/1518/Downtown-Construction.

West 27th Street Sanitary Sewer Extension

Closure/Detour: Expected closure of West 27th Street is scheduled for late October 2022

For the week of June 13, the City's contractor, PCI, will continue with pavement removal adjacent to Panther Parkway and start preparing for underground storm sewer work. Additional utility contractors will be working on West 27th Street between Union and Hudson over the next month as crews work to relocate for other phases of the project. All UNI parking lots will remain open with alternative access points during construction. 

West 27th Street Reconstruction

Closure of West 27th Street is expected to occur in late October 2022

For the week of June 20, the City's contractor, PCI, will start with the placement of storm sewer near Panther Parkway. Additional utility contractors will be working on W\est 27th Street between Union and Hudson over the next month as crews work to relocate for other phases of the project. All University of Northern Iowa parking lots will remain open with alternative access points during construction. 

2022 Alley Reconstruction Project

Alley located between West 1st Street and West 2nd Street and Ellen Street and Francis Street: Starting June 20, crews will start by closing down the alley between West 1st Street, West 2nd Street, Ellen Street, and Francis Street for pavement saw cutting and removals. This alley is to be closed for approximately six weeks. Alternative pickup points for garbage and yard waste will be on the adjacent side streets of Ellen and Francis.

Get more information on the 2022 Alley Reconstruction Project at https://www.cedarfalls.com/1462/Alley-Reconstruction-Project.

2022 Street Construction Project

West 18th Street Phase 1 (Located from Campus Street to Drury Lane/Hudson Road will have single-lane closures from 1st to 12th Street): The contractor still has the installation of the new subdrain and preparation for the new pavement left prior to having West 18th Street paved. Hudson Road storm sewer intakes are now replaced with minor curb work remaining on the inside lanes. Traffic operations along Hudson Road will shift to the outside lanes but operate as normal beginning the week of June 20. 

Olive Street reconstruction has begun with the removals from 4th to 6th Street and the installation of the water main.    

Get more information on the 2022 Street Construction Project at https://www.cedarfalls.com/416/Annual-Street-Construction-Program

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