Starting Sunday 8/11 at 8 PM, Gay Street will be closed between High Street and Church Street, including Lacey Street being closed between Walnut and High. Church Street between Chestnut Street and Gay Street will also be closed.
Monday August 26, 8 pm to Tuesday August 27, 6 am High Street will be closed between Market and Gay as well as Gay and Chestnut to facilitate paving and crosswalk work.
Thursday August 22 from 8 AM to 2 PM South Church Street from Miner Street to Hemlock Alley for tree removal
Cedar Rapids has begun using beet juice and saddle tanks on their snow plows. The beet juice should help keep the salt brine in place to break down ice and snow. The saddle tanks will cut down the scattering of salt material by 30%, which will save the city material costs.
This project identifies pothole reports from the Waze app, auto-generates a work order request, and contacts a maintenance field crew. This automation reduces the need for navigating the roads searching for situations needing repair, documenting, and re-dispatching maintenance.