CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – Beginning Monday, August 14, pavement improvements will begin on 2nd Avenue SE between 8th Street and 6th Street SE.
Lane reductions will be in effect, but 2nd Avenue will remain open to traffic. Business access remains open; parking restrictions will be in effect. In the weeks ahead, the 5th Street SE intersection will be closed to thru traffic.
Following the completion of the segment between 8th Street and 6th Street, work will take place between 6th Street and 3rd Street SE. The entire project area on 2nd Avenue SE stretches from 8th Street SE to May’s Island and includes new asphalt, pedestrian bump-outs, sidewalk ramps, and traditional bike lanes.