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Posted on: April 24, 2023

Weekly Cedar Falls Construction Updates: April 24, 2023

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View the latest updates on Cedar Falls road construction projects for the week of April 24, 2023. To sign up for text/email notifications on specific projects, please visit bit.ly/cfnotify.

Main Street Reconstruction Project

Location: Main Street (6th Street to Seerley Boulevard) | Active Closures/Detours: Main Street from 6th to 9th Street and 18th Street to 21st Street

Project Completion Date: Summer 2025

For the week of April 24, the City's contractor, PCI, will continue installing the sanitary sewer from 18th to 21st Street and their subcontractor will continue installing the sanitary sewer from 6th to 9th Street. The installation of the sanitary sewer and watermain will be taking place over the following few weeks. 

The Downtown District is open during road improvements! Visit www.cedarfallsmainstreetproject.com/ for a detour map and to learn more about the project.

Olive Street Box Culvert

Location: Olive Street (Between 20th and 21st Street) | Active Closures/Detours: Olive Street Bridge Closed and Pettersen Plaza Closed

Project Completion Date: Fall 2023

For the week of April 24, the City's contractor, PCI, will continue with the installation of the retaining wall along the easterly extent of the project. Other crews will continue working on associated backfilling operations and placement of end sections as well as preparing for plaza-related work. 

West 27th Street Reconstruction

Location: West 27th Street between the high school and Hudon Road | Active Closures/Detours: West 27th Street

Project Completion Date: End of 2023

For the Week of April 24, paving operations will continue at the Greenhill and West 27th Street roundabout. Grading and underground utility crews will continue to the west during the current paving operations to work ahead for the tie-ins required at the new High School Site entrances on West 27th Street.

West Viking Industrial Park Expansion (Phase I)

Location: West Viking Industrial Park

Project Completion Date: Summer 2023

For the week of April 24, PCI will be continuing with paving operations at the northern intersections, grading operations near the Technology Parkway Expansion, ongoing seeding operations, and tree planting operations on the West Viking Industrial Park Expansion project. Other crews will be working on the new Technology Parkway extension to the west with underground utility placement.

Greenhill & South Main Street Intersection Improvements

Location: Intersection of Greenhill Road and South Main Street | Active Closures/Detours: Southern Leg of Roundabout

Project Completion Date: Summer 2023

For the week of April 24, the City's contractor, PCI, will continue with the installation of the combination trail/retaining wall on the northeast corner of the roundabout. In conjunction, the southern leg of the roundabout will be closed as the sidewalk and landscaping contractors work toward the completion of the sidewalks, crosswalks, and bricked medians.

US 218 and IA 27 Interchange Project

Location: US 218/IA27/IA57/IA58 Interchange | Active Closures/Detours: Lane reduction and SB IA 58 ramp closed

Project Completion Date: Fall 2023

For the week of April 24, Owen Contracting will continue working on the northern shoulders of US 218 and IA 57 ramps. Follow signed detour and construction signage for changed and reduced lanes. During this initial phase, southbound IA 58 exit ramp will be closed and detoured utilizing the Lone Tree Road exit and entrance ramps on 218. 

Please note, this is an Iowa DOT project. For questions or concerns on this project, please contact Ron Loecher with the Iowa DOT at 641-394-3161 and Ron.Loecher@iowadot.us.

IA 58 and Ridgeway Reconstruction 

Location: IA 58 between US 20 and Viking Road | Active Closures/Detours: Single lane closure on IA 58 south of Viking Road

Project Completion Date: Overall- Fall 2024

For the week of April 24, PCI will close down the west side of the US 20 & IA 58 interchange south of Ridgeway Avenue and start culvert-related work on IA 58. During construction, access to Ridgeway Avenue from IA 58 will be maintained. An overall detour for the project will be established utilizing Viking Road and Hudson Road. 

Please note, this is an Iowa DOT project. For questions or concerns on this project, please contact Ron Loecher with the Iowa DOT at 641-394-3161 and Ron.Loecher@iowadot.us.

2023 Street Construction Project

West 18th Street (Hudson to Campus) and Madison Street (Belle to Virgil)

Active Closures/Detours: West 18th Street (Summit to Campus)

Project Completion Date: Fall 2023

For the week of April 24, the City's contractor, PCI, will continue with the sanitary sewer installation. Once this work is completed, the contractor will begin the water main installation.

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