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Austin Road Bridge Repair

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March 9, 2021 9:35 AM

Austin Road Bridge Repair Update:

The project was bid on March 2, 2021 and was awarded to Taylor Construction, Inc. of New Vienna, Iowa for a cost of $35,016.00. The project consists of repairing the timber bridge on Austin Road over East Indian Creek. The contract specifies a completion...

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Latest Update:

April 9, 2021 8:35 AM

The bridge repair on Austin Road immeidatley west of Highway 13 is now complete. Although the bridge is now open, the Iowa DOT has closed Austin Road at Highway 13 due to their project.

Garret Reddish (garret.reddish@linncounty.org)

Burnett Station Road Culvert Replacement

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January 21, 2021 8:55 AM

Burnett Station Culvert Replacement Update

Culvert replacement on Burnett Station Road immediatley east of Sutton Road.

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Latest Update:

February 17, 2021 9:09 AM

The project was let on February 16, 2021 and was awarded to Peterson Contractors Inc. of Reinbeck, Iowa for a cost of $228,224.50. The contract specifies a late start date of September 20, 2021. This means the contractor must begin on or before that date. The contractor will be allowed 20 working days to complete the project. The road will be closed to all traffic during construction and the project will take approximately 5-6 week for completion. An exact start date is not known at this time.

Garret Reddish (garret.reddish@linncounty.org)

Business 30 Paving

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January 21, 2021 8:50 AM

Business 30 Project Update

Paving on Business 30 from the Lisbon city limits east to the dead end in Cedar County.

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Latest Update:

February 17, 2021 9:08 AM

The project was let on February 16, 2021 and the project was awarded to L.L. Pelling of North Liberty, Iowa for a cost of $577,784.06. As per the contract, the completion date for the project is October 2, 2021. This means the contractor may start the project at any time, but must finish before that date. Once started, the project will take approximately 4-6 weeks for completion. An exact start date has not been determined yet.

Garret Reddish (garret.reddish@linncounty.org)

County Home Road Paving

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October 7, 2019 8:24 AM

County Home Road Project Update

County Home Road will soon be under construction from N Center Point Road to the bridge over Indian Creek, a half mile west of Highway 13. The construction improvement project includes concrete paving, paved shoulders, the addition of right and left turn...

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Latest Update:

April 27, 2021 7:58 AM

Construction continues on County Home Road. Work is currently taking place at C Ave Ext in preparation for the roundabout. County Home Road remains closed to through traffic, but local traffic can still access their homes and businesses. The C Ave Ext intersection is completely closed. The N Center Point Road intersection is completely open. Access will not change much until paving starts later this summer.

Please contact me with any questions.

Garret Reddish (garret.reddish@linncounty.org)

E Ave NW

1 Alert
January 21, 2021 9:07 AM

E Ave NW Update

A culvert and grading project on E Ave NW and Linn-Benton Road.

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Latest Update:

March 10, 2021 11:19 AM

Edit: The project was let on March 9, 2021 and was awarded to Rathje Construction of Marion, Iowa for a cost of $1,369,862.35. The project consists of roadtop widening, flattening foreslopes, and culvert replacements in preparation for a new seal coat surface. The contract specifies a late start date of June 1, 2021. This means the contractor must start the project before that date. Once started, the contractor will have 75 working days to complete the project. The contractor has not provided a start date at this time.

Emergency Alerts

2 Alerts
August 17, 2020 6:51 PM

Derecho Response

Find resources in response to the August 10, 2020 derecho storm that impacted Linn County.

March 18, 2020 8:51 AM

COVID-19 Information

Linn County and Linn County Public Health have organized all its novel coronavirus (COVID-19) information and news on one page: LinnCounty.org/COVID-19.

Ivanhoe Road Paving

1 Alert
January 21, 2021 9:05 AM

Ivanhoe Road Update

Concrete paving on Ivanhoe Road from the City of Cedar Rapids limits to Jappa Road.

Latest Update:

February 24, 2021 8:44 AM

The project was let on February 23, 2021 and was awarded to Horsfield Construction, Inc. of Epworth, Iowa for a cost of $790,523.58. The contract specifies a late start date of July 12, 2021. This means the contractor must start the project before that date. The contractor has not provided a start date at this time.

Paving near City of Palo

1 Alert
January 21, 2021 9:04 AM

Palo Paving Project Update

Concrete paving on Shellsburg Road, Blairs Ferry Road, and Palo Marsh Road.

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Latest Update:

April 9, 2021 1:57 PM

The concrete paving project near Palo is schedule to start appoximately on June 1 and be completed prior to August 6. The contractor will close Shellsburg Road and Blairs Ferry Road first, leaving Palo Marsh Road open initially.

More details will be available as construction nears.
Please contact me with any questions.

Garret Reddish (garret.reddish@linncounty.org)

Road Construction Updates

1 Alert
August 24, 2017 9:02 AM

Road Construction In Linn County

Road construction is starting in Linn County . If interested in project updates, please go to http://www.linncounty.org/list.aspx and subscribe to the specific project update list.

Please contact me with any questions.

Garret Reddish...

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Latest Update:

February 27, 2020 7:30 AM

Upcoming road construction projects include Central City Road bridge replacement and paving on County Home Road, Boy Scouts Road, and Mount Vernon Road. Subscribe to the individual project lists to recieve detailed updates.

Contact me with any questions.

Garret Reddish (garret.reddish@linncounty.org)

Seal Coat: Various Locations in Linn County

1 Alert
July 3, 2018 10:04 AM

Seal Coat Project Update

The seal coat plans have a July 24th letting date with a September 14th completion date. The following roads are scheduled to receive a seal coat by a contractor this year: Ellis Road, Kenilworth Court, Brittany Circle, Collie Court, Springer Court,...

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Latest Update:

September 17, 2019 2:07 PM

The contractor has started applying seal coat in various locations. Seal coat has been applied to the following locations:
• 42nd Street SE
• Red Oak Drive
• Hickory Hill Lane
• Eastern Drive
• Hickory Blvd
• Abbott Ave
• Highview Drive
• Lilly Street
• Memory Lane
• Oak Drive SE
• Park View Ave
• Rose Street
• Vernon Hill Blvd
• Abbotsford Road

Road to be complete tomorrow include:
• Innes Way
• South Parkridge Road
• Skyview Drive
• Rainbow Court
• Orrian Drive
• Northfork Drive

We are using a coated chip this year to provide a reduced dust solution. The coated chips will have a black color to them appear more like asphalt. Once the road is seal coated the contractor will return approximately one week later to sweep up excess chips.

Please contact me with any questions you may have. Thank you.

Garret Reddish (garret.reddish@linncounty.org)

Toddville Paving

1 Alert
January 21, 2021 8:58 AM

Toddville Paving Update

Asphalt paving in the village of Toddville on Front Drive and 1st Street.

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