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UNIVERSITY AVENUE UPDATE Construction work on University Avenue is drawing to a close for the winter. Much has been accomplished since the project kicked off on March 1, 2016. New water main, storm sewer, and sanitary sewer are mostly completed

May 2016

June 2016


(Phase 1 of the project). Following this underground work, new pavement was installed. Two new intersections are fully completed: Boulder Drive and Holiday Road. New access points are provided at Royal Drive and Melrose Drive. Lighting and landscaping are installed, with more to come. University Avenue will be open with two lanes of traffic in both directions over the winter. The City would like to thank everyone for their patience during construction. Work will continue next year, to complete Phase 1 and move into Phase 2

UAS imagery courtesy of Foth Infrastructure and Environment LLC, Cedar Rapids office

between Grove Street and McClain Drive

(McClain Drive to Midway Boulevard). More information on Phase 2 will be

By the numbers:

available in the Spring and future articles.

57,500 square yards of pavement

Please continue supporting the businesses

9,700 square yards of trails & sidewalks

along University Avenue. Construction

12,000 feet of storm sewer pipe

update maps and other information

140 storm sewer structures

are available on the project website at

8,000 feet of water main

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