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Posted on: July 18, 2022

Cedar Falls Weekly Construction Updates: July 18, 2022

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View the latest updates on area road construction projects in Cedar Falls for the week of July 18, 2022.

Center Street Corridor Streetscape Project: The City's contractor, Owen Contracting, Inc., will continue with pavement removals and gravel shoulder removal on the east side of Center Street between Lone Tree Road and Snag Creek Bridge. Center Street is currently in a one-way pattern for northbound traffic between Lone Tree Road and Clair Street. 

Cedar Heights Drive Reconstruction (Located at Cedar Heights and Greenhill Road): For the week of July 11, the City's contractor, PCI, will continue with paving operations adjacent to Prairie Street on Cedar Heights Drive as crews work to tie into the new Huntington roundabout. Another crew will be working on boring watermain services under Cedar Heights Drive. Depending on the weather, additional trail paving could start this week. 

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 July 18, the City's contractor, PCI, will continue with mass grading operations as weather conditions allow. Crews will continue to work on watermain placement and will also start to install storm sewer. As dryer conditions continue into summer, the contractor will be working to place dust control elements throughout the project.

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

Cyber Lane: Cedar Falls Utilities has finished installing the gas line. Hydrants have been adjusted. A change order will be necessary to remove a tree and part of a berm that is infringing on the sight triangle at the southeast corner of Cyber Lane and Technology Parkway. Signage still needs to be installed.

Union Road Recreational Trail (located at Beaver Road intersection onto Union Road): The contractors are working on wrapping up the punch list items and waiting for the seeding windows for ditches. 

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

Greenhill Road and South Main Street Intersection (Closure: Southbound traffic of Main Street on the north side of the intersection): Installation of water main and storm sewer has been completed on the northeast corner and the area has been prepared for the concrete contractor to begin setting up to pave the remaining northbound lane.

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) is nearing completion with the planned pavement placement. The sidewalk removal and adjacent amenity pads will take place over the following week, with brick placement likely beginning the week of July 25.

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

West 27th Street Reconstruction: For the week of July 18, 2022, the City's contractor, PCI, will continue with the placement of storm sewer near Panther Parkway. Crews will also be working on widening the roadway limits and trail segments. All University of Northern Iowa parking lots will remain open with alternative access points during construction.

2022 Alley Reconstruction Project

We are waiting on the contractor to tie in all of the driveways on the West 1st and West 2nd alley. Crews are forming up the West 9th and West 10th Alley between Olive and Walnut Streets and planning to pour this week. Crews have begun removals on the 11th to 12th alley between State and Bluff Street. The notice has been given for the 13th to 14th Street alley between Tremont and Franklin Street. 

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 will continue paving West 18th Street with the intersection pours and intakes following the remaining 10-foot width of the mainline pavement. 

Olive Street storm sewer is getting installed over the following two weeks.      

Asphalt milling on Hudson Road is planned to take place this week, followed by the actual placement of the asphalt overlay over the following two weeks.

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

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