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Air Quality Alerts

1 Alert
June 9, 2017 4:05 PM

Ozone Season Is Here!

Who is at risk from Ozone? The sensitive groups include children, adults who are active outdoors, people with respiratory diseases and people with unusual susceptibility to Ozone. The USEPA has developed the Air Quality Index (AQI) for Real-Time...

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Buffalo Ridge Road: County Line to Buffalo Creek

1 Alert
June 1, 2017 1:44 PM

Buffalo Ridge Road Project Update

The project was let on May 23, 2017 and the contract has been awarded to L.L. Pelling Co., Inc. of North Liberty, IA for a cost of $1,167,562.94. The project consists of a 3.5” asphalt overlay from the Linn-Jones county line to the bridge over Buffalo...

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Latest Update:

August 16, 2017 10:03 AM

The contractor started paving yesterday and they stopped between Maxwell Road and Burlingham Road. The have resumed paving again this morning. The road will remain open to traffic with the use of flaggers and a pilot car. Even though the road is open delays should be expected.

Please contact me with any questions. Thanks for your cooperation.

Garret Reddish (garret.reddish@linncounty.org)

County Home Rd Culvert & Grading Update

1 Alert
April 5, 2016 12:03 PM

County Home Road Culverts & Grading Project Update

Road construction on County Home Road between N. Center Point Road and Highway 13 is expected to start the summer or fall of 2017. The project will consist of culvert replacements and ditch grading. County Home Road will remain open to traffic for a...

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Latest Update:

August 11, 2017 10:16 AM

The contractor mowed all the ditches earlier this week. They have a tentative plan to arrive on site next week (14th-18th) with equipment to get started on work. The road will remain open to all traffic for a majority of the project. One lane will be closed where the contractor is working and traffic will be controlled with flaggers and a pilot car. County Home Road will eventually be closed between C Ave Ext and Gilmore Road for reconstruction. This closure is scheduled to take place in late September. A detour will be posted for this closure.

Please contact me with any questions.

Garret Reddish (garret.reddish@linncounty.org)

Covington Road: Rogers Rd to Benton County

1 Alert
August 11, 2017 10:13 AM

Covington Road Project Update:

The project was let on July 11, 2017 and the contract has been awarded to L.L. Pelling Co., Inc. of North Liberty, IA for a cost of $1,197,379.15. The contractor tentatively plans to start the week of August 28th and the project should take approximately...

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East Main Street (Cedar Rapids)

1 Alert
July 7, 2017 2:30 PM

E. Main Street Project Update

The project was let on June 27, 2017 and the contract has been awarded to L.L. Pelling Co., Inc. of North Liberty, IA for a cost of $233,466.40. The contractor has provided a tentative start date of September 4, 2017 and the project should take...

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Latest Update:

August 2, 2017 11:05 AM

The contractor is paving today and they expect to complete paving tomorrow. After paving they will paint the pavement markings.

Please contact me with any questions.

Garret Reddish (garret.reddish@linncounty.org)

East Main Street (near Lisbon)

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Edgewood Rd Project: Tower Terrace to Toddville Rd

1 Alert
June 1, 2017 1:35 PM

Edgewood Road Project Update

Culvert and grading project from a point a half mile north of Tower Terrace Road to County Home Road.

Latest Update:

August 11, 2017 9:53 AM

The contractor is hoping to start sometime next week (14th-18th). They are waiting for their culvert supplier to deliver the culverts before they set their schedule. The road will remain open to local traffic during the project. One lane will be closed where the contractor is working and traffic will be controlled with flaggers and a pilot car. Edgewood Road will eventually be closed at several locations for culvert replacements. Local residents will maintain access, but may only have access to the north or south at any given time.

Please contact me with any questions.

Garret Reddish (garret.reddish@linncounty.org)

Morris Hills Road: Wickiup LC to Feather Ridge Rd

1 Alert
July 7, 2017 2:33 PM

Morris Hills Road Project Update:

The project was let on June 27, 2017 and the contract has been awarded to L.L. Pelling Co., Inc. of North Liberty, IA for a cost of $299,884.00. The contractor has provided a tentative start date of July 20, 2017 and the project should take approximately...

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Latest Update:

July 31, 2017 12:50 PM

The paving is complete and the contractor is shouldering today. The project is expected to be completed early this week.

Please contact me with any questions.

Garret Reddish (garret.reddish@linncounty.org)

Mt Vernon Road Project Update: East Post to Hwy 13

1 Alert
May 12, 2017 7:09 AM

Mount Vernon Road Project Update:

The project was let on April 18, 2017 and the contract has been awarded to L.L. Pelling of North Liberty, IA for a cost of $4,423,753.78. The project is expected to last 8-12 weeks. The road will remain open at all times, but traffic will be controlled...

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Latest Update:

August 11, 2017 1:52 PM

The contractor plans to place more curb and gutter on Monday (14th). Curb and gutter will be placed in 3 separate locations. 1) A section adjacent to 5601 Mount Vernon Road. 2) A section adjacent to 6651, 6657, and 6665 Mount Vernon Road. 3) A section adjacent to 6905, 6907, and 6913. However, this last section will not block anyone's access.

Please contact me with any questions. Thanks for your cooperation.

Garret Reddish (garret.reddish@linncounty.org)

N Center Point Rd: County Home to Center Point

1 Alert
June 1, 2017 1:37 PM

N Center Point Road Project Update

Culvert work and an 8" concrete overlay from County Home Road to the City of Center Point.

Latest Update:

August 18, 2017 8:33 AM

The contractor is currently working on a culvert between Logan Road and Fay Road. The road at this culvert location will be completely closed to through traffic today and over the weekend. Residents will maintain access at all times during this work. Traffic will not be able to pass through this location and should plan for an alternate route.

Please contact me with any questions. Thanks for your cooperation.

Garret Reddish (garret.reddish@linncounty.org

Road Construction Updates

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Seal Coat: Various Locations in Linn County

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Secrist Rd Project: Hwy 13 to Crystal Creek Rd

1 Alert
April 12, 2017 10:40 AM

Secrist Road Project Update

The project was let on January 18, 2017 and the contract has been awarded to Horsfield Construction, Inc. of Epworth, IA for a cost of $1,284,960.89. A schedule has not been submitted by the Contractor to date. As per the contract, the late start date...

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Latest Update:

August 2, 2017 11:08 AM

The contractor expects to open Secrist Road later this week (Thursday or Friday). There will be some follow up items that completed, but these will be done under traffic with flaggers.

Please contact me with any questions. Thanks for your cooperation.

Garret Reddish (garret.reddish@linncounty.org)