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Posted on: September 5, 2023

Cedar Falls Construction Updates: Week of September 4, 2023

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View the latest updates on Cedar Falls road construction projects for the week of September 4, 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 11th Street and 18th Street-Seerley Boulevard Intersection 

Project Completion Date: Summer 2025

For the week of September 4, the City's contractor, PCI, will continue with the remaining storm sewer along the block from 22nd - Seerley, while their subcontractor will be wrapping up underground work from 10th - 11th. At the Seerley Boulevard intersection, the contractor is backfilling the new culvert's retaining walls. At the intersection of 6th and Main, the contractor will continue working on the installation of the traffic signal and streetscaping elements. Starting this week, the southern closure limits will be extended slightly further south toward University Avenue, but traffic pattern will remain unchanged.

The Downtown District is open during road improvements! Visit bit.ly/CFMainStProject 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 September 4, the City's contractor, PCI, and their subcontractor will be working on plantings and landscaping items along the plaza. Pettersen Plaza will be closed until the landscaping work is complete. Other crews will work on stabilizing areas around the culvert outlet. 

West 27th Street Reconstruction

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

Project Completion Date: End of 2023

For the week of September 4, the City's contractor, PCI will continue working on all three stages of the project. In stage 1 by Hudson Road, crews will be final seeding and making final adjustments to the new traffic signal for students. In stage 2 by Greenhill Road, crews will be finalizing landscaping work in the roundabout. In stage 3, crews are paving the central roundabout and continue with preparing for other areas for paving operations. West 27th remains closed west of the Greenhill Road intersection and to the west in front of the new High School. 

West Viking Industrial Park Expansion (Phase I)

Location: West Viking Industrial Park

Project Completion Date: Summer 2023

For the week of September 4, the City's contractor, PCI, will be working on final items such as sidewalk/trail ramps, mowing all areas in the new industrial park, and permanent seeding the remaining areas. 

Greenhill & South Main Street Intersection Improvements 

Location: Intersection of Greenhill Road and South Main Street | Active Closures/Detours: Outside lanes of Greenhill Road

Project Completion Date: Summer 2023

For the week of September 4, the City's contractor, PCI, will complete the remaining work within the splitter islands and miscellaneous remaining contract items.

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 September 4, the Iowa DOT's contractor, Owen Contracting, will be continuing with paving operations on the northern lanes and placing shoulders along the newly paved loop ramp. With this stage, the northbound IA 27 to eastbound IA 57 loop ramp will continue to be closed as crews work to rebuild the existing ramp

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 September 4, the Iowa DOT's contractor, PCI, will be continuing with box culvert-related work and preparing for mainline paving operations along the easterly side of the interchange. An overall detour is currently established utilizing Hudson Road and Viking Road. During construction, access to Ridgeway Avenue from IA 58 will be maintained.  In the next stage and upon completion of paving operations, Riders Road in the City of Hudson will be accessed from US 20 and Ridgeway Avenue until the easterly side of the interchange is constructed and opened. 

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.

US 20 and IA 58 (Hudson Road) Resurfacing 

Location: Hudson Road | Active Closures/Detours: Single Lane Closure on IA 58 (Hudson Road) and US 20 Bridges

Project Completion Date: Fall 2023

For the week of September 4, the DOT's contractor, Aspro, will continue with asphalt paving operations in the four-lane section of Hudson Road. Crews will be maintaining lane closures as crews work through the four lane section adjacent to the US 20 bridges. All ramps will remain open with changing lane closures as crews work along the corridor.

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.

Center Street Corridor Streetscape

Location: Center Street, North Cedar Falls | Active Closures/DetoursOne lane closure a block at a time, as needed by the contractor

Project Completion Date: Summer 2023

The City's contractor, Owen Contracting, will continue with punch list-related work along the corridor. As the fall seeding window opens, crews will be working on permanent seeding. 

Ashworth Drive Roadway Extension

Location: Ashworth Drive/Hudson Road | Active Closure/Detours: Ashworth Drive entrance from Hudson Road is closed

Project Completion Date: November 17, 2023 (Substantial Completion) 

For the week of September 4, the subcontractor Eggleston Concrete is paving the East side of Ashworth and then moving to the West. Eggleston has started with paving the curb and gutter and then the mainline pavement. Once the pavement is in they will start to work on driveway tie-ins.   

Cedar Heights Area Reconstruction - Phase A1

Location: West Ridgeway Drive | Active Closures/Detours: West Ridgeway Drive from 1514 Cherry Lane

Project Completion Date: March 1, 2024

For the week of September 4, the City's contractor, Dave Schmitt Construction will begin water main installation along West Ridgewood and will continue work on the slope stabilization.

Intersection Improvements

Location: Hudson/Rideway Intersection, Prairie Parkway Roundabouts 

For the week of September 4, the City's contractor, K&W Electric, will be continuing with landscaping-related work on the Prairie Parkway roundabouts as weather allows. Crews will continue with electrical work and constructing the new traffic signal at Hudson Road. The signal is estimated to be operational in September after the DOT completes the adjacent paving and painting operations.

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), Madison Street (Belle to Virgil)

Project Completion Date: Fall 2023

For the week of September 4, the City's contractor is waiting for the paving subcontractor to begin paving on Madison Street. The Contractor will continue the installation of the storm sewer on West 18th Street.

2023 Alley Reconstruction

Active Closures/Detours: Alley between East 2nd Street and East 3rd Street between Main and State Streets. 

Project Completion Date: October 2023

For the week of September 4, the City's contractor, Vieth is working on backfilling and seeding along the 13th to 14th alley. On the 12th-13th alley between Walnut and Iowa Street the concrete subcontractor is working on paving the concrete collars and then will bring in the permeable pavers to be installed. Once the pavers are installed they will begin to work on driveway connections to the new alley. 

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