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Posted on: October 9, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Cedar Falls Weekly Construction Updates: October 9, 2020

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Stay updated on ongoing street construction projects! Scroll down to receive the latest news and learn what you can expect in the coming week. You can also sign up to receive construction updates (including weekly notices) straight to your email by visiting and selecting the appropriate project. 

Construction Updates: October 9, 2020

Downtown Streetscape (project located on 2nd Street):

West 2nd Street is now open to traffic. Benton's and KW Electric have mobilized in to prepare the sidewalks for pavers. Meanwhile, Cunningham's crew will continue working on the amenity pads, and concrete edge restraint. The brick paver contractor is expecting to begin work on the West 2nd Street Sidewalks a week from Monday. On Wednesday, October 7th, Matthias and Cardinal Construction set the twig benches along the parkade. Beginning Monday, October 9th, the East 2nd Street sidewalk will be closed to begin the removal and replacement of brick pavers.

Expected project completion date: Fall 2020

Learn more about the Streetscape project at

West 1st Street/Hwy 57 - Phase 2 (project located West 1st Street/HWY 57-Franklin Street to Hudson Road): 

Head-to-head traffic will continue on the southern lanes between Ellen Street and Walnut Street. Paving of intersections at N. College Street, N Division Street, and N. Francis Street will continue into next week. Temporary paving on the western end of the project near Ellen Street Driveways and sidewalks adjacent to the newly paved lanes on the north side will take place over the next two weeks.

Expected project completion date: Fall 2021

Learn more about the West 1st Street/HWY 57 project at

West 12th Street Reconstruction (project located West 12th - Tremont to College Streets, Walnut - 11th to 12th Streets):

Cunningham has completed pouring Walnut. The next step is for bowers to move in and finish the ADA ramps, PCI to finish backfilling, and get Matthias in to lay sod. Then Cobalt Contracting is going to pour the stairs and integral walls on Walnut.

Expected project completion date: Fall 2020

Learn more about the West 12th Street Reconstruction Project (part of the Cedar Falls annual street construction program) at 

Cedar Falls Permeable Alley Project (project located 4th/5th Street on Tremont and Iowa, 22nd and Seerley on Tremont and Franklin):

This project is complete, the next step is a walk-through to compile a punch list to send to Benton's Sand and Gravel to complete.

Expected project completion date: Fall 2020

Learn more about the Permeable Alley Project at

Additional 2020 Annual Street Construction Updates (all projects expected to be completed by Fall 2020):

 26th Street (Iowa Street to Tremont Street): 26th Street has had intersection pours completed with curb pours to follow next week. Aspro will come in afterward to place the asphalt pavement.

Visit for more information on the 2020 Annual Street Construction Project.

Additional Construction Note: The Clay Street Drainage Project is taking place in the Alley and Park between Clay/Washington and 16th/17th Street. The bio-cell needs mulch, plants, and hydro-seeding. The alleyway east and west drive lanes are poured as well as the approaches and sidewalk on the North side. Cunningham will be working on the South end sidewalk and then Benton's should be coring out the sidewalk along 16th. The other bio-cell and sidewalk along W. 15th Street still remain as well. 

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