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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Cedar Falls Weekly Construction Updates: October 25, 2021

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View the latest Cedar Falls street construction updates for the week of October 25, 2021:

Downtown Streetscape and Reconstruction Project- On East 4th Street, the contractor will continue working on the adjacent sidewalks by placing the concrete ammenity pads/edge restraint and driveways. This work will be followed by the brick laying contractor. The intersection of Main Street and 4th Street will be temporarily closed the week of the 25th to perform the last portion of curb repair and patching planned at the intersection. At this time, the contractor will also be setting the concrete twig benches along the parkade.

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 25th, crews will be continuing on punch list items along the corridor from Highland to Franklin. As crews work to finalize the project, sidewalk closures and outside lane closures should be expected for work behind the back of 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 by the beggining of the week starting on October, 25.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

McClain Drive Stage 2 will continue to be sodded next week. Once the sodding has been completed, work on this block will be finished.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Kaspend Place will be finishing the placement of the asphalt surface course next week, followed by the landscaping into the following week.   

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 25, crews continue paving operation along the trail moving North along the project as well as working on ADA ramps on the South end. Contractor will be working on spreading topsoil along the stretch of trail that has already been paved as well as starting the removals of Wild Horse Drive. Contractor is also working on completing intersections tie ins, and will be working on the last trailer court tie in next week.

Cedar Heights Drive Reconstruction (Cedar Heights Drive & Greenhill Road)

For the week of October 25, crews will be continuing with paving operations on the north half of the Cedar Heights and Greenhill intersection. Eastbound approach on Greenhill Road and Northbound approach on Cedar Heights Drive will be the focus for paving during the week. Crew will also continue with work south of the intersection with placement of storm sewer. East and Westbound traffic on Greenhill Road will be maintained throughout construction.

Cyber Lane

Grading/Earthwork appears to be finished, including the additional 50 CY at the SE part of the site. The water main has been lowered. The RCP and storm sewer inlets have arrived on site. HDPE Storm Sewer has not arrived yet. The Century Link box has not been relocated yet, coordination is still in progress.              

West 27th Street Sanitary Sewer Extension

For the week of October 25, crews will be continuing with underground sanitary sewer installation work south of W. 27th Street. Crews will continue northerly as they work their way to the new High School. At this time W. 27th Street will remain open, but a future full-width closure of W. 27th Street should be expected in early November as crews work their way North.

2021 Permeable Alley Project (9th/10th Street and Main/State Alley and 12th/13th Street and Washington/Main Alley)

During the week of October 25, Contractor has paved the edge restraints along the W. 12th and W. 13th alley, and next week will be placing brick and working on attaching the driveways. For the E. 9th and E. 10th Alley, crews backfilled along the alley and placed the asphalt wedge connecting the church driveway.  

Learn more about the annual permeable alley project at https://www.cedarfalls.com/1462/Annual-Permeable-Alleys

Public Sidewalk Repair and Infill Project 

During the week of October 25, Contractor has starting removals, excavation and pouring sidewalk on Hudson Road from W. 8th Street to W. 12th Street. They will be working on excavation and concrete at this location for the upcoming week. 

CDBG Sidewlak Infill Project  

During the week of October 25, Contractor is starting to move onto Tuscon Drive to start the tree removals, this task will go into next week. After the tree removals are completed they will start excavation for the sidewalk.

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