Today's Weather Outlook for the Corridor

Today's weather forecast and a four day outlook.  Check this page for the latest weather reports in the corridor area.  Up-to-date weather conditions for the Iowa City area are observed at the Iowa City, Iowa City Municipal Airport, IA.  For weather conditions specific to other cities outside the corridor area, just type in your zip code below.


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Anybody Ready for Golf? Brown Deer Golf Club scheduled to open

GolfHow about this February weather?  Brown Deer Golf Club will open Saturday, February 24 at 11:00 a.m.   In coming weeks, course will remain open as weather cooperates.  Golf cart use will be allowed on cart path only during these early golf months.   Reserve a tee time online at www.browndeergolf.org or by calling 319-248-9300.  

Brown Deer is the winter home for Gimme’s at Bunkers Bar and Restaurant and is open Monday through Sunday, 4:00 – 9:00 pm. with a winter menu for dine in or carry out.    Try these great specials:  Tuesdays, 50% off pizza and Wednesdays, 50% off wings for dine in customers.   Find Gimme’s on local delivery apps.  Bunkers Bar and Restaurant menu will be back in April along with day long service.  


Disc Golf Course and Cross & Flow Trails in Coralville Close Monday

CreeksideCORALVILLE -- Altmaier Family Park and Disc Golf Course, along with Creekside Cross and Flow Trails, will be closed this spring during the construction of two areas of the Clear Creek Stream Mitigation Bank.   Course, flow and cross trail areas will close Monday, February 26 and remain closed until approximately May 22.  Work on the stream mitigation bank will involve tree removal along creek banks and areas of large earth moving operations, which necessitate closure for safety.  During the closure, city staff will work on natural surface trail and turf improvements.    

The Clear Creek Trail will also be impacted at a later date by the stream mitigation bank project.   Information about the Clear Creek Stream Mitigation Bank project and updates on closures can be found at www.coralville.org/StreamMitigation.


Coralville Traffic Alert: 5th Street Improvements – 12th Ave to 20th Ave: Start of Construction

Coralville LogoCORALVILLE -- Construction on Phase 1 of the 5th Street Improvements – 12th Avenue to 20th Avenue is scheduled to start as soon as Monday, March 11, 2024. Another press release will be issued when the start date is confirmed. 

Phase 1 closes 5th Street from the west side of 20th Avenue to just west of 19th Avenue. See location map below. The area within the project limits (dashed line) will be closed to vehicles and pedestrians. Access to adjacent properties and businesses will be maintained, but alternate routes may be needed. Coralville Transit will be impacted. A separate press release will be issued for changes to Transit routes and stops. Apartment residents whose parking is impacted will receive separate notification. 

Phase 1 has a required completion date of June 30, 2024, but recently completed underground utility work will help expedite construction and 20th Avenue will re-open to north-south traffic as soon as possible. 

About the Project
5th Street is being reconstructed from 12th Avenue to 20th Avenue. The construction will be in five phases to manage access to adjacent properties. The project includes concrete street pavement, wider sidewalks, water main, storm sewer, and streetscape enhancements including decorative lighting, street trees, and landscaping.

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Image above: Map of Phase 1 project


Cedar Rapids Traffic Alert - 12th Ave Bridge and 16th Ave Bridge

Cedar Rapids LogoCEDAR RAPIDS -- On Monday, February 26, 2024, between 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm, the 12th Avenue Bridge and 16th Avenue Bridge over the Cedar River will experience intermittent closures for the removal of overhead utility lines. Flaggers will be present to direct traffic to alternate routes during closures.


ROSE WAMBSGANSS EMBARKS ON A NEW CHAPTER: SETS UP STUDIO IN CORALVILLE, IA

Genesis 300PX TNCORALVILLE -- Rose Wambsganss, an acclaimed and innovative artist, has recently made Coralville, Iowa, the canvas for the next chapter of her creative journey. With a distinctive artistic flair and a passion for pushing boundaries, Rose is set to leave an indelible mark on the local art scene.

Having gained recognition for their work in Ogden, UT Wambsganss has decided to call Coralville home and establish her studio in the heart of this vibrant community. The move signifies not only a physical relocation but also a commitment to contributing to the rich cultural tapestry of Coralville and its surrounding areas.

Known for her monochromatic drawings, Wambsganss brings a unique perspective that promises to captivate art enthusiasts and novices alike. The artist's portfolio boasts a diverse range of works, from her Paper Dolls Collection to artistic explorations in religion through art, as depicted in “Genesis, 2022.”

Wambsganss has wasted no time immersing herself in the local culture, hunting for studio space and developing relationships with local galleries. The artist is eager to engage with the community, with plans for upcoming exhibitions, workshops, and collaborations that will showcase the intersection of art and community spirit.

Art enthusiasts, patrons, and curious locals are encouraged to stay tuned for announcements regarding Wambsganss' upcoming projects and events. Follow Art by Rose, LLC. on social media (@Art_by_Rose_W) and visit her website [www.rosewambsganss.com] to stay updated on the latest developments and get a sneak peek into the artist's evolving body of work.

About Rose:

Rose Wambsganss is a world-wide exhibiting artist known for creating artistic masterpieces through meditative techniques. With a reputation for pushing the boundaries of healing arts, Wambsganss has captivated audiences in Utah and is poised to make an indelible mark on the Coralville art scene.


Update: Iowa City Traffic Alert – Dubuque Street

Iowa CityUpdate: Utility work on Dubuque Street is now expected to end Friday, Feb. 23, 2024. Dubuque Street is fully reopened to traffic. Parking on the west side of Dubuque Street between Washington Street and Iowa Avenue is anticipated to reopen by the end of the day.

Original press release from Feb. 16, 2024:

IOWA CITY -- Weather permitting, travel on the following street will be impacted beginning on Monday, Feb. 19, 2024.

Dubuque Street will be reduced to one lane of alternating traffic between Washington Street and Iowa Avenue. This lane reduction will facilitate utility work in preparation for the Dubuque Street Reconstruction Project.

It is anticipated normal traffic will resume by Wednesday, Feb. 21.


Work on Rochester Avenue Reconstruction Project to resume in mid-March

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Stairwell and elevator reopen at Tower Place Parking Ramp; Dubuque Ramp west staircase closed

Iowa CityIOWA CITY -- The stairwell and elevator on the west side of Tower Place Parking Ramp have reopened following maintenance and repairs. There will be additional minor work in the area, which will not impact access.

Work has now shifted to the west staircase of Dubuque Street Parking Ramp. The staircase will be closed until further notice, but the elevator will remain open.