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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Cedar Falls Weekly Construction Updates: June 27, 2022

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View the latest updates on area road construction projects in Cedar Falls for the week of June 27, 2022.

Cedar Heights Drive Reconstruction (Located at Cedar Heights and Greenhill Road): 

For the week of June 27, the City's contractor, PCI, will switch from the recently placed sanitary sewer to storm sewer just north of Huntington Road on Cedar Heights Drive. Crews will be opening up Greenhill and Cedar Heights fully as they finish the last of painting operations. Paving crews have completed the segment between Viking Road and Prairie Street. The next section to be paved will be the single-lane roundabout at Huntington Road and then the connection to Prairie Street will follow.

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 June 27, the City's contractor, PCI, will continue with mass grading operations as weather conditions allow. Crews will be working on the placement of sanitary, storm sewer, and watermain along the new roadway segments. 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

Contractor will need to place temporary erosion control to stabilize the site until the August/September seeding window. Cedar Falls Utilities (CFU) needs to install a gas line and permanent signage also remains to be installed.

Union Road Recreational Trail (located at Beaver Road intersection onto Union Road)

During the week of June 27, the contractor will be finishing correcting the ramps on the south end of the project. The contractors are working on wrapping up the punch list items. 

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

Sidewalk Repair and Infill Project (Location:West 7th and Francis Street)

During the week of June 27, the contractor will remove the sidewalk and place forms at the intersection of West 7th and Francis Street and also in front of the alley just west of this intersection.

Greenhill Road and South Main Street Intersection

Closure: Southbound traffic of Main Street on the north side of the intersection 

Concrete tie-in access has been placed between the paved segments of roadway prior to northbound traffic on South Main Street getting shifted to the west side of the road while the contractor works on the remaining pavement north of the intersection. This traffic switch is anticipated to occur on June 28. The preparation for the trail on the northwest corner has begun.

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) concrete has begun placement on June 21 and continues over the following two weeks. The remaining concrete work includes the side parking aisles, alley approaches, and curb.

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

West 27th Street Reconstruction

Closure of West 27th Street is expected to occur in late October 2022

For the week of June 27, the City's contractor, PCI, will continue with the placement of storm sewer near Panther Parkway. Crews will also be working on light pole bases and other miscellaneous conflicts with the future roadway and trail segments. Additional private utility contractors will be working on West 27th Street between Union and Hudson over the next month as crews work to relocate for other phases of the project. All (University of Northern Iowa) UNI parking lots will remain open with alternative access points during construction.

2022 Alley Reconstruction Project

Alley located between West 1st Street and West 2nd Street and Ellen Street and Francis Street: During the week of June 27, the contractor has started removals and core out of the existing alley. Next, they plan on placing the subbase and prepping to move in and place forms on the Ellen and Francis Alley. 

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 is nearly done with preparation for the new pavement prior to having West 18th Street paved. Traffic operations along Hudson Road have been shifted to the outside lanes but operate as normal. 

Olive Street reconstruction has nearly all of the watermain now installed with the water service tie-ins taking place over the following week.    

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

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