University Avenue Construction


University Avenue Reconstruction Project


The City of Waterloo and the contractor continue to work on the reconstruction of the University Avenue Reconstruction Project Phase 1 from Greenhill Road to Evergreen Avenue.

University Ave Ph 1 - Enhancement Descriptions
University Ave Ph 1 - Enhancement Display

The City of Waterloo and the contractor continue to work on the reconstruction of the University Avenue Reconstruction Project Phase 1 from Greenhill Road to Evergreen Avenue.

Beginning as early as May 8, 2019, depending on the weather and water main construction, the west access to the  Frontage Road (next to Greenhill Rd Bridge) will be closed north of University Avenue. During this time. the Access A (Casey"s Frontage Rd) will remain open. Please see the attached maps showing the construction zone highlighted for next week.

During the week of May 6th, 2019. the University Avenue traffic will remain shifted head-to-head from west of Midway Drive to Sager Avenue. The University Avenue head-to-head traffic will be on westbound lanes (north side) from  Midway Drive to Greenhill Road and on the eastbound lanes (south side) from Greenhill Road to Sager Avenue.  Progress Avenue will remain closed south of University Avenue and Falls Avenue will remain closed north of  University Avenue. The contractor will continue to work on both Phases 1 and 2. During this time, University Avenue will  remain open and access to the frontage roads will remain. Please see the attached maps showing the construction zone  highlighted for next week.

For safety purposes, please stay away from the construction area. Heavy equipment will be moving back and forth on the closed lanes. It would be advisable to stay behind the sidewalk on the property side during the reconstruction work.


To request road closure notices by e-mail or to unsubscribe, please e-mail us at: University.Ave@Waterloo-IA.org.

Additional information can be viewed on the University Avenue Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/UniversityAveWaterloo/ or the City of Waterloo’s website at http://www.cityofwaterlooiowa.com/departments/engineering/UniversityAve.php.



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May 06, 2019 Traffic Map
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On Tuesday, October 17 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., the City of Waterloo conducted a Public Information Meeting to discuss the status of the University Avenue Project and to present the preliminary design for improvements that are being considered. This project extends from Midway Drive to U.S. 63 in Waterloo, Iowa.


Public Information Meeting Handout

Public Information Meeting Presentation

Public Information Meeting Text Boards

Phase 1 Strip Map

Phase 2 Strip Map

Phase 3 Strip Map

Here you will find information pertaining to the University Avenue reconstruction project in Waterloo.

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University Avenue Waterloo Council Work Session Presentation July 24, 2017



Public Information Meeting (March 21, 2017)

University Avenue - Traffic Signals
University Avenue - Roundabouts

Information at:
Phone: (319) 291-4312
Email: university.avenue@waterloo-ia.org
Facebook Link:  https://www.facebook.com/universityavewaterloo/