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Waste water treatment expansion project update

Construction on the expansion of the city’s waste water treatment plant is underway. The project will update and expand the facility’s buildings and intake capacity as the city continues to grow, allowing service for more than 25,000 residents.  The project’s completion is set for 2017. Assistant Waste Water Superintendent Drew Lammers explains the finer details of […]

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Portion of St. Andrews Drive closed on Friday, July 31

A stretch of St. Andrews Drive—between Kansas Avenue and Prairie Street—will close Friday, July 31. The closure, a necessary move to complete a water main connection, is anticipated to last one day.

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Spring and Summer projects taking shape around North Liberty

City Administrator Ryan Heiar walks us through some upgrades and additions North Liberty will see take shape throughout the course of the summer. Projects include Highway 965 construction, North Liberty trail upgrades, East Side sewer line, and the waste water treatment plant expansion.

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Highway 965 work continues in early September

Weather pending, crews are expected to begin paving Highway 965’s first stage next Friday, Sept. 6. Early in the week, earth work, sub-base trimming and other pieces of prep work are expected to continue. Detours and other information about the Highway 965 project is available at northlibertyiowa.org/projects.

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Road construction: N. Front Street

Weather permitting, on Thursday, July 31, the east side and half of the west side of the intersection of Jefferson and Front streets will be closed to allow crews to remove and replace concrete. A detour along Hodge and Penn streets will be in effect during this closure. These closures are expected to last at […]

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Road construction: Paving on N. Front Street requires lane reductions next week

Paving on N. Front Street will require lane reductions and detours the week of July 21. Weather permitting, paving will begin on Tuesday, July 22, at 8 a.m. Starting from Penn Street, crews will work in the north-bound lane, requiring north-bound traffic to detour east along Penn Street, north on Hodge Street, and west on Jefferson Street […]

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Major Highway 965 construction gets underway

A section of Highway 965 north of Penn Street in North Liberty is expected to be closed to through traffic starting Wednesday, July 16, so crews can begin reconstruction of the highway, including the addition of sidewalks, recreation trails, landscaping and safety features. During the closure, Highway 965 traffic will detoured west along Penn Street […]

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Lane reduction, intersection closures and detours on N. Front Street

On Tuesday, July 15, and Wednesday, July 16, N. Front Street will see a number of lane reductions, intersection closures and detours while the road is widened and resurfaced. The process, called “cold in place,” recycles the existing asphalt and requires a series of vehicles to follow each through the construction site.  This process means […]

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Highway 965 construction begins, road closures to follow

The next phase of improvements to Highway 965, which will add safety, recreation and aesthetic features between Penn Street and Pheasant Lane, has begun. Two crews have started work outside of the highway’s shoulder to add storm sewers. When detour signs and temporary traffic signals are in place, Highway 965 will close between Penn Street […]

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Lane reduction: Zeller Street near Front Street

Starting Monday, June 23, Zeller Street will be reduced to one lane between Front and Main streets. The closure of the east-bound lane in necessary so workers can complete sewer connections for new construction. The lane is expected to reopen by Thursday, June 26. During the lane reduction, Zeller will be open to two-way traffic, […]

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