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Posted on: July 19, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Cedar Falls Weekly Construction Updates: July 19, 2021

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View the latest Cedar Falls street construction updates for the week of July 19, 2021:

Downtown Streetscape and Reconstruction Project- The contractor will continue working on the hand pours and sidewalk work of West 4th Street over the following few weeks. On East 4th Street, installation of the watermain and storm sewer will continue over this week. Lastly, work along the west side of the 400 block portion of the parkade will finish with the placement of the brick pavers this week. Once the west side of the 400 block parkade is completed, the contractor will begin another half block along the parkade.

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West 1st Street/HWY 57 Expansion- For the week of July 19, the contractor continues the last phase of the project. Construction will be focused around the northern lanes on W. 1st Street/HWY 57 adjacent to the Hudson Road intersection, North Genevieve Street intersection, and North Ellen Street intersection. Work will include underground utility-related work, paving, and Right-of-Way restoration. A closure of the northern lanes will be required. East and Westbound head-to-head traffic will be maintained throughout construction. The intersection of W. 1st Street/Highway 57 and Hudson Road will be maintained throughout construction. Trailered vehicles should choose alternative routes to avoid turning at the intersection. A reminder that starting the week of July 12, a traffic pattern change shifted W.1st Street/ HWY 57  head-to-head traffic on the newly constructed southern lanes as crews start on the north half. 

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2021 Street Construction Project

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Brandilynn Boulevard (Stage 2) and Washington Street will be prepared for paving during the week of July 26.                                                                                                                 

Beginning July 19, McClain Drive Stage 2 work will resume from Lilac Lane north past the Maplewood Drive intersection.        

Union Road Recreation Trail 

The contractor, Lodge Construction Inc., has finished setting up all SWPPP controls and has completed clearing and grubbing of the area. Topsoil stripping has begun. Grading and form work has also begun. Concrete pours for the trail are scheduled to begin during this week. 

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