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Posted on: May 10, 2020

[ARCHIVED] City of Waterloo University Avenue Update: Week of May 11, 2020

The City of Waterloo and their contractor are continuing work on the reconstruction of the University Avenue Reconstruction Project Phases 1 and 2 from Midway Drive to Ansborough Avenue and Phase 3 from Ansborough Avenue to Hwy 63. Below is how this will impact Cedar Falls starting the week of May 11th, 2020:

Beginning as early as May 11th, 2020, Midway Drive will close south of University Avenue. University Avenue traffic will remain head-to-head from west of Midway Drive to east of Greenhill Road on the eastbound lanes (south side) and Greenhill Road traffic will remain head-to-head on the northbound lanes (east half). Access will remain for Midway Drive north of University Avenue and Access B (Tunis). Progress Avenue north of University Avenue will be closed during this time. University Avenue traffic will continue to have lane closures from east of Greenhill Road to Falls Avenue. University Avenue traffic will remain closed on University Avenue from east of Knoll Avenue to west of Hwy 63/Sergeant Road and Fletcher Avenue from Hope Martin Park to north of Joder Avenue. At the Knoll Avenue intersection, eastbound University Avenue and northbound Knoll Avenue traffic will be permitted to turn left.

During this time, University Avenue from Cedar Heights Drive to Knoll Avenue will remain open and access to the frontage roads will remain. Similar to previous years, business and detour signs will be utilized during construction. 

University Ave. Construction Map Week of 05-11-20 Phase 2

University Ave. Construction Map Week of 05-11-20 Phase 1

University Ave. Construction Map Week of 05-11-20 Phase 3

For safety purposes, please do not enter the construction area. Heavy equipment will be moving back and forth on the closed lanes. It would be advisable to remain behind the sidewalk on the property side during the reconstruction work.

To request road closure notices by e-mail or to unsubscribe, please e-mail them at: Additional information can be viewed on the City of Waterloo’s website at or their University Avenue Facebook page at

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