W 9th and South Street

South StreetBeginning Monday, April 3, the W. 9th Street and South Street intersection will be closed to allow the contractor to perform work related to the above-mentioned project. There will be a signed detour in place.  Closure is expected to be in place until September 1.  

Detour information is available by clicking here

For questions regarding this project, please call Traffic Operations at 319-291-4440. 

In December 2020, the City of Waterloo received a Traffic Safety Improvement Program grant of $377,000 from the Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) for the safety improvement of the W9th and South Street intersection.  This grant would hep fund and support the construction of this mini roundabout.

On February 7, 2022 Shive-Hattery,  an engineering and construction firm, presented to the Waterloo City Council a discussion on putting a roundabout at the intersection of W. 9th and South Street in Waterloo. 

Learn more about how a well-designed roundabout can improve Waterloo by clicking here. 

Learn more about how the first mini-roundabout in Iowa was a solution in Coralville, Iowa by watching the video here

View the February 7, 2022 Work Session PDF Presentation here

Watch the February 7, 2022 Work Session presentation below.