Special Roadway Corridor Projects

  1. W. 1st Street Corridor
  2. Center Street Trail & Roadway
  3. Main Street Corridor
  4. University Avenue Corridor
  5. Highway 58 Corridor
  6. Greenhill Road Corridor

This corridor from Franklin Street to Hudson Road is under design for a new reconstruction project. The anticipated schedule of events is as follows:

  1. Complete final design: winter 2017-2018
  2. Right of way activities: spring-summer 2018
  3. Construction: summer 2019-2020

The City of Cedar Falls and the Iowa Department of Transportation held a Public Information Meeting on Thursday, January 25, 2018, to discuss the proposed West First Street / IA 57 Reconstruction Project.  The project will consist of the reconstruction of West First Street / IA 57 from Highland Drive to Franklin/Center Street. The existing four lane roadway will be replaced with a five lane roadway that has a center left turn lane. The project will include improvements to the sanitary sewer, water main, storm sewer, and other miscellaneous roadway items.

The following information was available at the public informational meeting:

Meeting Notice

Meeting Handout

Project Comment Sheet (comments due on February 1, 2018)

Meeting Exhibits

Presentation Slides

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W. 1st Street/Iowa 57 Updated Corridor Strip Map

W. 1st Street/Iowa 57 Cross Section

Project Schedule

The Environmental Assessment (EA) has been completed and the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) was approved and signed on September 22, 2016 The next steps in the project include meeting with the IDOT to review the cost share for the project and initiate the final design.

A public hearing for the proposed improvements to W. 1st Street/Iowa 57 from Highland Drive to Franklin Street/Center Street was on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the Cedar Falls Community Center, 528 Main Street, Cedar Falls, Iowa. The following information was be presented at the public hearing:
W. 1st Street/Iowa 57 Environmental Assessment

W. 1st Street/Iowa 57 Public Hearing Notice

W. 1st Street/Iowa 57 Public Hearing Handout

W. 1st Street/Iowa 57 Corridor Strip Map

W. 1st Street/Iowa 57 Public Hearing Comment Sheet

W. 1st Street/Iowa 57 Public Hearing Video Presentation

The second public open house for this project was held on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in the City Hall Council Chambers from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM. The following information was presented at the open house.4-22-14 Open House Presentation Boards

Meeting Handout

W. 1st Street Alternative 1 - 4 lane roadway

W. 1st Street Alternative 2 - 3 lane roadway

W. 1st Street Alternative 3a - 5 lane roadway (67' wide)

W. 1st Street Alternative 3b - 5 lane roadway (58' wide)

The first public open house for this project was held on Thursday, December 5, 2013. The following links with provide the information from the open house.

Purpose and Need Statement

Presentation Boards