Cedar Falls, IA Traffic

Waterloo Cedar-Falls Courier

Portion of Waterloo West 4th street to close for water main work

WATERLOO -- Beginning Monday, West Fourth Street from West San Marnan Drive to just south of the U.S. Highway 20 bridge will be closed for water main work. Through traffic will be rerouted via a signed detour to Ansborough Avenue. The closure is expected to last for two weeks.
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Cedar Valley Daily Times

Cherry to council: Begin plans to redo Rail Trail Bridge

With the prolonged discussions over the fate of the Third Avenue Southeast Bridge fresh in the rear view mirror — which led to the Green Bridge’s demolition — City of Waverly officials hope that the same problems don’t resurface with an even older span in town. City Engineer Mike Cherry...
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East Lincoln Way Lane Closure Begins Monday

Beginning Monday, Nov. 22, East Lincoln Way will be reduced to a single eastbound lane from just east of the South Skunk River bridge to the frontage road across from the Bobcat of Ames dealership. This lane closure is needed to allow pavement removal and boring operations for the construction of a sanitary force main along the south side of East Lincoln Way. All side roads and business accesses will remain open during the lane closure. The lane closure and completion of the boring operation is expected to take three weeks.
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Single Lane Closure (With Alternating Traffic) - South Main Street

Beginning Tuesday, November 23, CFU will be tying over the new gas main from the South Main Street and Greenhill Road Intersection Improvements Project relocation. To do this, a single lane closure will be in effect intermittently throughout the day on the 23rd and 24th. During these brief interruptions to the lane, flaggers will be present to allow for alternating traffic on South Main Street. Below, you will find a map of the closure area.

Road Closed in Waverly

Beginning Thursday, November 18 in Waverly 2nd Avenue SW will be closed between Sunset Street and Iowa Street for sewer repairs. This stretch of road is near the high school and the Waverly Health Center.
Waterloo Cedar-Falls Courier

Main Street roundabouts to be discussed Monday at Cedar Falls City Council meeting

CEDAR FALLS – A longer-than-usual agenda comes before the City Council on Monday, beginning with a presentation and possible vote on the future look of Main Street. The committee of the whole meeting starts at 5:45 p.m. in City Hall. Aaron Moniza, an engineering consultant with the firm Foth, leads off the evening with a 50-minute update on the roundabouts and other improvements involved in the reconstruction of Main Street, from Seerley Boulevard to Sixth Street.
Cedar Valley Daily Times

Fairbank engineer: City part of IA 281 an estimated $1.95 million

After meeting last week with the Department of Transportation, engineer Jon Biederman on Monday gave Fairbank City Council his preliminary cost estimate for the downtown portion of the Main Street/Iowa 281 reconstruction project, with several caveats. “This is the downtown estimate of cost — preliminary. It’s going to change,” said...

OUCH. Here’s Why Gas is So Expensive in Waterloo (and All of Iowa)

What hurts more these days than driving by a gas station and seeing those horrid prices for a gallon of gas? Not much, right? As we sit now, the average price per gallon of gas in Cedar Rapids is $3.24 according to Gas Buddy. In Waterloo, it's a bit lower with an average of $3.14 a gallon. Still, not cheap. Especially when you consider the cost in 2020 was an average of $2.08 (average in September 2020).

Road Closure Notice: Katoski Drive east of Cedar Heights Drive

Beginning Wednesday, November 10, 2021, a contractor hired by MidAmerican Energy, will be closing down Katoski Drive east of Cedar Heights Drive for underground utility related work. In order for the contractor to begin, a full closure of the road adjacent to the Black Hawk Creek Bridge will be required. The road closure for this will be in effect for approximately two (2) days, depending on the weather. The road will be reopened when the overhead crane operations are complete.

Iowa Lincoln Highway rich in history and taste

COLO, Iowa — The Lincoln Highway was an idea hatched by auto industry leaders, and begun in 1913. The Idea was to have a paved road from the east coast, 3300 miles to the west coast. The road passed though Iowa along what is now known as Highway 30. The first road set out to […]
Cedar Valley Daily Times

Traffic flow changing to one-way in front of Dollar General

Southbound highway traffic along Hwy 150 from Second Street to Third Street Southeast is being limited to one lane while a street modification project is being completed in front of the new Dollar General parking lot. Miller’s Construction, Inc. is in charge of the project which will change the portion...

Road Closure Notice: Sonoma Drive Approach

Beginning Tuesday, November 9th, 2021, the contractor will begin removals of Sonoma Drive approach onto Union Road for the Union Road Trail Project. In order for the contractor to begin the removals, a full road closure will be required. The road closure will be in effect for two (2) to four (4) weeks, depending on the weather. Below, you will find a map with the closure area highlighted. Before this closure occurs, Wild Horse Drive to the South will be reopened. For safety's sake, please stay away from the construction area. Heavy equipment will be moving back and forth on the closed street. It would be advisable to stay behind the sidewalk on the property side throughout the course of construction.