Construction Closures & Updates

It should be noted that all dates listed in this press release are tentative only and are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances or weather delays.
2024 Weekly Road Construction Update 04-25-24

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Waterloo Bridge Replacement Project

  • Effective immediately (2-28-22), the Park Avenue Bridge will be closed to allow for utility work related to the bridge replacement project. The bridge will remain closed until the work is completed.  Motorists and pedestrians are not to move the barricades and access the closed area.  
  • Effective on 4/11/2022 until spring/summer of 2024,  there will be posted detour routes for trail, sidewalk, water trail, and vehicles for the Park Avenue bridge replacement project. Click here to view in more detail. 


  • Closure of the 11th Street Bridge is closed and is expected to reopen late fall of 2024.
  • The final set of beams for the 11th Street Bridge will be delivered Friday, May 3 at approximately 9:00 am with work completed by 3:00 pm, pending weather and river conditions.
    Beams will be traveling to the site via east on Hwy 20, north on Hwy 218, and 11th Street to the project site.
    Parking will not be permitted on the south side of Black Hawk Street from 11th Street to 13th Street to allow extra room for truck positioning and stacking.
Other areas in the city

  • Waterloo Water Works will be installing new water main on Esther Street from Logan Ave to Boston Ave tentatively starting Tuesday, May 28th.  There will be some side street construction on Hope Ave and Sherman Ave as well.  Construction will last roughly 3 weeks.  
  • There will be a street closure in place at 1521 Liberty Avenue beginning at approximately 8:00 AM on Tuesday, May 21 to allow the contractor to perform a sanitary sewer connection. This closure will be between W. 11th Street and Oregon Street. This closure is expected to be in place until end of the day Friday, May 24, weather permitting.
  • Greenhill road from Maynard Ave to Katoski Drive will be under construction for the asphalt overlay program. 
  • The Heartland Hills Area Water Main Replacement project is scheduled to begin Monday, April 1. This includes all of Heartland Hills Drive, Jodi Drive, Mark Drive, Jill Drive, Matthew Drive, and part of Aspen Drive. It is anticipated that this project will take 2-3 months but has a completion date of September 30, 2024. Updates will be sent out for actual road closures.
  • On Tuesday, April 2nd, the Broadway Street Reconstruction Project will begin. Broadway Street (eastbound) will be closed from Hwy 218 Off ramp to Donald Street during Phase 1. There will be a detour in place.
  • The Shaulis Rd./La Porte Rd./Hess Rd. intersection will be closed beginning April 8. Access to the Isle Casino, Lost Island Waterpark, and Lost Island Themepark will only be from Hwy 218 at the signaled intersection.
  • The Kingley Avenue Reconstruction Project is tentatively scheduled to start Monday, April 8th. Construction will be from Euclid Street to Moir Street.
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Contact Information
Jamie Knutson, P.E., City Engineer
City Hall 
715 Mulberry St. 
Waterloo, Iowa 50703
Phone: (319) 291-4312
Fax: (319) 291-4262
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm