Waterloo City Council members voted unanimously Monday to ask the Iowa Department of Transportation for a $385,000 traffic safety grant to construct a roundabout at West Ninth and South streets.
A new report found Waterloo had the best streets among Iowa's largest cities but could see them deteriorate without an influx of new money in coming years.
Construction of the project is expected to begin in 2022.
Good weather has allows the rebuilding of University Avenue in Waterloo to move ahead more quickly than expected.
Revenue hit expected from coronavirus, so projects could change
An application for road construction funds is raising concerns that the money could obligate the city to build a roundabout at the Greenhill Road-South Main Street intersection.
The city has received a $3.2 million state grant to help rebuild East Shaulis Road near the planned Lost Island Theme Park.
The Iowa DOT’s 120 automatic traffic recorders embedded in streets and highways show the number of vehicles on streets, roads, highways and interstates has fallen by nearly 50 percent compared to a year ago.
Driver’s license holders, if you have a driver’s license that has an expiration date of Jan. 16, 2020, or later, you do not have to renew your license at this time.
Peterson Contractors Inc. was the apparent low bidder at $14.4 million as Waterloo opened construction bids on the final phase of University Avenue's makeover.
The Iowa DOT and city of Cedar Falls will hold a March 12 neighborhood meeting to share information on the West First Street/Iowa Highway 57 reconstruction project.
SUMNER – A Sumner teen died in a crash on slick roads Wednesday.
The city of Waterloo has secured federal transportation funds to help construct a downtown Cedar River marina and extend the Shaulis Road recreational trail.
The Iowa Department of Transportation is accepting grant applications through Feb. 17 for two Volkswagen Settlement Environmental Mitigation Trust funding programs.