Street Construction News

Lane Closure Update –  Sycamore Avenue

Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, the outside northbound lane of South Sycamore Avenue will be closed between East Ninth Street and East Adams Street. This closure was originally scheduled for May 22-24, however, was delayed due to weather.

Myrl and Roy’s Paving will be performing paving operations to the east of Sycamore Avenue.

This work is anticipated to be complete by the end of the day on May 30, 2019. 

Drivers are urged to use caution and reduce their speed while travelling near the construction area and may want to consider alternate routes.

Street Construction –  Minnesota Avenue & Lotta Street

Beginning on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, the outside northbound lane of South Minnesota Avenue will be closed at Lotta Street to allow construction crews to perform pavement repairs. Southbound left turns onto Lotta Street from Minnesota Avenue will not be allowed during this work, and northbound right turns onto Lotta Street from Minnesota Avenue will be restricted at certain times during construction. Southbound traffic will not be affected by this work.

Weather permitting, this work is anticipated to be complete within one week.

Drivers are urged to use caution and reduce speeds while traveling near the construction area and may want to consider alternate routes. 

Street Closure – Sixth Street between Weber Avenue and Cliff Avenue

Beginning on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, East Sixth Street will be closed between Weber Avenue and Cliff Avenue to allow construction crews to perform street and utility repair work. Traffic will be detoured to Eighth Street while construction is underway.

This work is anticipated to be completed and reopened to traffic by mid-August.

Drivers are urged to use caution and reduce their speed while travelling near the construction area and may want to consider alternate routes.

Benson Road Construction

Beginning on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, the outside westbound lane of Benson Road will be closed at Lewis Avenue to allow crews to begin concrete pavement repairs. The repairs will start on the outside lane and move to the inside lane as work progresses.

Also beginning on Tuesday, May 28, the outside eastbound lane of Benson Road will be closed at St. Paul Avenue to allow crews to begin concrete pavement repairs. The repairs will start on the outside lane and move to the inside lane as work progresses.

One lane of traffic will be maintained in both directions at all times during construction.

Weather permitting, all work at both locations is anticipated to be complete within one week.

Drivers are urged to use caution and reduce their speed while travelling near the construction area and may want to consider alternate routes.

Lane Closure –  41st Street

Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, the outside westbound lane of West 41st Street will be closed between South Norton Avenue and South Prairie Avenue. 

MidAmerican Energy will be performing utility work.

This work is anticipated to be complete by the end of the day on May 28, 2019. 

Drivers are urged to use caution and reduce their speed while travelling near the construction area and may want to consider alternate routes.

Street Closure - 33rd Street between Kiwanis Avenue to Western Avenue

Beginning on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, West 33rd Street will be closed between Kiwanis Avenue and Western Avenue to allow construction crews to do spot asphalt removal and replacement work. Kiwanis Avenue and Western Avenue will remain open along with other cross streets as work allows. Through traffic on 33rd Street should use 26th Street or 37th Street.

Weather permitting, this work is anticipated to be complete within one week.

Drivers are urged to use caution and reduce their speed while travelling near the construction area and may want to consider alternate routes.

Lane Closures – Minnesota Avenue between First Street to Seventh Street

Beginning on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, lanes will be closed periodically on Minnesota Avenue from First Street to Seventh Street for street milling and paving. North and southbound traffic will be maintained in both directions.

During paving, access to side streets will be limited. The intersection of Sixth Street and Minnesota Avenue will be closed during paving, however, the closure duration will be minimized.

This work is anticipated to be complete approximately two weeks.

Drivers are urged to use caution and reduce their speed while traveling near the construction area and may want to consider alternate routes.

Street Closure – 33rd Street between Marion Road and Anderson Drive

Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, West 33rd Street between South Marion Road and South Anderson Drive will be closed to allow construction crews to perform sanitary sewer repairs. Traffic will be detoured to West Pritchard Drive. Access will be maintained to South Anderson Drive with no on street parking near the work zones. 

Weather permitting, work is anticipated to take nine days.

Drivers are urged to use caution and reduce their speed while travelling near the construction area and may want to consider alternate routes.

Lane Closure – 41st Street

Beginning on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, the outside westbound lane of West 41st Street will be closed between Jefferson Avenue and Kiwanis Avenue to allow construction crews to replace the accessible curb ramps. O’Gorman Drive, Garfield Avenue, Lincoln Avenue, Elmwood Avenue and Holly Avenue will be closed north of 41st Street.

This is the next phase of a project to upgrade the ADA accessible curb ramps and sidewalk at select intersections along the West 41st Street, South Western Avenue, and North Minnesota Avenue corridors.

Additional updates will be provided for future phases, however, drivers should expect outside lane closures along these corridors into the summer. 

Drivers are urged to use caution and reduce their speed while travelling near the construction area and may want to consider alternate routes.

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