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July 2018

Road Construction - Burlington Street

Weather permitting, beginning on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, westbound traffic on Burlington Street will be reduced to one lane between Gilbert Street and Linn Street.  This lane reduction will facilitate work on sidewalks, curb & gutter and street pavement replacement in the area.  It is anticipated normal traffic will resume by the end of the day on Friday, August 3rd. 

Motorists are to take note of this work and allow extra travel time as delays may be possible.  As always, caution should be exercised when driving through all construction areas. 

For updated information on road construction in Iowa City,

Attend a forum to discuss deer population management



Annual Barn Tour: Western Johnson County

The annual Barn Tour is a half-day event spent touring Johnson County visiting old (and new!) barns. Learn the history of the barns and the farms on which they stand. Transportation is by hired motor coach and a catered lunch is provided. We have fun every year and we hope you’ll come out to join us!

The Annual Barn Tour is the 11th of August from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The motor coach will strive to leave from the JCHS museum (860 Quarry Rd., Coralville) at 8:00 a.m., but will leave no later than 8:30 a.m. 
To register for this event, please email or call JCHS at (319) 351-5738. $40 for members; $45 for non-members.
This year’s lunch is provided by Catered by Charlotte. Each attendee will receive a box lunch including a sandwich, two sides, and a random dessert. Please make your choice of sandwich and two sides known when registering for this event. Final food order must be in by August 3rd.
Your choices are:
Five sandwich choices (choose one): Roast Beef, Veggie, Chicken Salad, Ham, or Turkey.
Three side choices (choose two): Fresh Fruit Salad, 3-Cheese Tortellini Salad, or Classic Potato Salad.
This is an annual event organized by the Johnson County Historical Society. The Johnson County Historical Society is a private, non-profit group committed to serving the public by furthering an appreciation of the historical and cultural heritage of the Johnson County community through education, preservation and interpretation. Visit for more information.
If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact JCHS at (319) 351-5738 or email

Meet the new Senior Center leader during an open house

The public is invited to attend an open house to welcome new Coordinator LaTasha DeLoach. The event will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, at The Center, 28 S. Linn St., in the Assembly Room.

DeLoach will begin her new position with the City of Iowa City on July 31, replacing previous Coordinator Linda Kopping, who retired after 23 years of service. In her new role, DeLoach will coordinate and administer programming for older adults, as well as promote The Center. She will work with community-based groups, committees and boards that focus on aging-related issues, and will continue to support intergenerational programs and broaden community involvement.

Stop by to introduce yourself and enjoy refreshments with The Center’s new leader. RSVP to the Senior Center's Facebook event for updates and reminders. 

27th Avenue SW Lane Reductions

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – Starting on Tuesday, July 31, lane reductions will be in effect on 27th Avenue SW, between 3rd Street and J Street SW, until approximately October. The project includes water main work, roadway surface improvements, and sidewalk ramp replacements. Intermittent intersection closures will also take place at 27th Street and J Street; 27th Street and 3rd Street; and 29th Street and Outlook Drive.

Video Update: Ped Mall Project, Outreach Officer, and more

Iowa City Update is a weekly video featuring City of Iowa City projects, programs and events. Topics this week include an update on the Pedestrian Mall construction, a new outreach position at the police department, and more. Click the image below to watch Iowa City Update.

Iowa City Update

Pedestrian Mall Construction Update

Watch to get an update on the progress being made on the Pedestrian Mall Improvements Project.

Free City Park Rides

Learn how and when your family can enjoy free fun as the City celebrates the final season of the City Park Rides.

ICPD Outreach Officer

Discover how this new position will address neighborhood quality of life concerns and add communication in the Downtown area.

Iowa City Update - Your source for Iowa City news and information.