Readying Roads for Liberty

Continued preparation for the opening of Liberty High School and residential development north and south of Dubuque Street. This project includes widening Dubuque Street to include turn lanes, grading and paving a portion of North Liberty Road north of Dubuque Street and constructing a roundabout at the intersection of Dubuque Street and North Liberty Road.

This project was estimated at $4,275,900, and awarded to Streb Construction, with a bid of $3,974,446.70, on Feb. 9, 2016. Work is expected to begin by March 1, 2016. Work is expected to be completed by May 1, 2017. The contract includes incentives for early completion, and penalties for delays.

Design: Shive-Hattery Architecutre & Engineering  | General Contractor: Streb Construction

NL detourNorth Liberty Road Traffic

During the paving of North Liberty Road from Dubuque Street to Oak Lane, that section of North Liberty Road will be closed. Traffic will be detoured along Penn Street, Juniper Street and Dubuque Street.

This detour is expected to begin around March 14, 2016.

View an interactive Google map of this and associated detours here.


DBQ westbound
Westbound Dubuque Street Traffic
One lane of westbound traffic, into North Liberty on Dubuque Street, will be open throughout the project. Due to first step of roundabout construction as well as the paving of North Liberty Road, North Liberty Road will not be directly accessible from westbound Dubuque Street.

View an interactive Google map of this and associated detours here.

DBQ eastbound 1Eastbound Dubuque Street Traffic
During the 1st Step of Construction

One lane of eastbound traffic, out of North Liberty on Dubuque Street, will be open during this step the project. Due to first step of roundabout construction as well as the paving of North Liberty Road, North Liberty Road will not be directly accessible from eastbound Dubuque Street.

This step is expected to begin in mid-April, depending on weather and progress.

View an interactive Google map of this and associated detours here.


DBQ eastbound 2Eastbound Dubuque Street Traffic
During the 2nd Step of Construction

One lane of eastbound traffic, out of North Liberty on Dubuque Street, will be open during this step the project. Due to second step of roundabout construction, eastbound traffic will be detoured south to North Liberty Road (and from there Rustic Ridge Road and Oakdale Boulevard).  Due to the paving of North Liberty Road, North Liberty Road north of Dubuque Street will not be directly accessible to eastbound Dubuque Street traffic.

This step is expected to begin mid- to late June, depending on weather and progress.

View an interactive Google map of this and associated detours here.