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Austin Road Bridge Repair

1 Alert
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

1 Alert
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

1 Alert
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:

July 27, 2021 9:40 AM

The contractor now plans to start on August 9th.  Once started, the project will take approximately 4-6 weeks for completion. I will provide more updates as constrution nears. 

Please contact me with any questions. 

Garret Reddish (garret.reddish@linncounty.org)

County Home Road Paving

1 Alert
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:

July 27, 2021 9:58 AM

Work continues on County Home Road with a majority of it taking place at the C Ave Ext roundabout.  Access for local traffic is through N Mentzer Road and the west project limits near N Center Point Road.  This access is not expected to change for another week or two.

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:

July 9, 2021 10:23 AM

The intersection of 71st Street and Linn-Benton Road is now open to traffic. Traffic must turn north as Linn-Benton Road is still closed to the south.

Garret Reddish (garret.reddish@linncounty.org) 

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:

July 14, 2021 12:00 PM

The contractor will not close Ivanhoe Road this week as orignally planned.  I apologize for the change in plans. 

The contractor wants to close the road sometime next week, but that is not for certain yet.  I'll provide updates as I recieve more information. 

Garret Reddish (garret.reddish@linncounty.org) 

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:

July 29, 2021 8:32 AM

The contractor plans to open Blairs Ferry Road and close Palo Marsh Road on Tuesday August 3rd. Blairs Ferry Road will be open to all traffic without pavement markings. The markings will be painted at a later time.

Contact me with any questions. Thanks for your cooperation. 

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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Latest Update:

July 27, 2021 9:52 AM

The project was let on January 20, 2021 and was awarded to L.L. Pelling Co., Inc. of North Liberty, Iowa for a cost of $275,597.94.  The project consists of concrete patching and 2” asphalt paving.  The concrete patching is scheduled to being on August 11th or August 12th.  The road will remain open to traffic during construction and will be controlled by flaggers. Traffic should expect minor delays.  


Please contact me with any questions. 


Garret Reddish (garret.reddish@linncounty.org)